2,566Grants to

1,625(Sub)Species

North America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 308 grants constituting a total donation of $2,906,023 for species conservation projects based in North America.

Conservation Case Studies in North America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210527580) - Margay - Awarded $4,902 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Margay

First threat mitigation project for Margay conservation in Morelos, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526304) - Fresh water crab - Awarded $14,500 on April 22, 2021
22-04-2021 - Fresh water crab

Population ecology and conservation of Pseudothelphusa morelosis, in Santa isabel, Las Estacas State Reserve, Morelos, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525344) - Utila Spiny-tailed Iguana  - Awarded $15,225 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - Utila Spiny-tailed Iguana

Emergency funds to maintain active species research, environmental education and conservation efforts amid a global pandemic on Utila Island, Honduras.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525536) - Central American River Turtle - Awarded $20,000 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - Central American River Turtle

Ensuring Continued Operations of the Hicatee Conservation Research Center for the Critically Endangered Central American River Turtle, Dermatemys mawii

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200524201) - Canasi Frog - Awarded $4,500 on September 23, 2020
23-09-2020 - Canasi Frog

In this project we will gather ecological, demographic and natural history data and conservation campaing of the critical endangered frog Eleutherodactylus blairhedgesi, who is a locally endemic from the Flora Reserve Boca de Canasí, western Cuba. This species has very little known information and its habitat is in very vulnerable situation duo to both anthropic activities and climate change.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524759) - Baird’s tapir - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2020
22-09-2020 - Baird’s tapir

Citizen science and conservation education as tools to empower rural communities conserving threatened species in La Amistad Biosphere Reserve

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200523736) - Cozumel's cave sea star - Awarded $4,950 on April 19, 2020
19-04-2020 - Cozumel's cave sea star

Conservation status of two micro-endemic echinoderm species inhabiting a subterranean estuary in Cozumel, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202523919) - Salamandra del Pital - Awarded $13,000 on April 19, 2020
19-04-2020 - Salamandra del Pital

Population assessment of the Bolitoglossa synoria amphibian of the Cerro El Pital Natural Area, El Salvador

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200523533) - Cuban Khaki Trope - Awarded $4,500 on April 16, 2020
16-04-2020 - Cuban Khaki Trope

Dwarf boas or tropes of the genus Tropidophis are small and colorful snakes occurring in the West Indies and South America. Seventeen species occur in Cuba, half of the world’s species and all of them are endemic to this archipelago. Many of these species have limited distributions and are seriously threatened, such as the Cuban Khaki Trope (Tropidophis hendersoni), the main target of this project.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202523986) - White-breasted Thrasher - Awarded $10,825 on April 16, 2020
16-04-2020 - White-breasted Thrasher

Engaging local communities in reversing the Endangered White-breasted Thrasher’s decline in St. Lucia by restoring nesting sites and reducing invasive species impacts.

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