1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

North America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 226 grants constituting a total donation of $2,118,005 for species conservation projects based in North America.

Conservation Case Studies in North America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513788) - 'Ohe Mauka - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - 'Ohe Mauka

Rough terrain conservation collections: a genetic study and outplanting of Polyscias bisattenuata (Araliaceae), a critically endangered endangered member of the Flora of Hawaii.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513885) -  	Burrowing scorpion - Awarded $4,500 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Burrowing scorpion

The genus Didymocentrus comprises among the most interesting scorpions of Cuba. They have burrowing habits and are highly habitat specific. Only three species occur in Cuba, all endemic and restricted to the central region of the main island. The aim of this project is to provide updated information on the ecology, distribution and population genetic structure of these seriously threatened endemic scorpions.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513827) - Escamudo de San Cristobal - Awarded $10,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Escamudo de San Cristobal

Assessment of hábitat, distribution, population size and cultive of Tlaloc hildebrandi (Miller 1950) endemic fish, Chiapas, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513838) - Leprous False Brook Salamander - Awarded $12,400 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Leprous False Brook Salamander

Conservation Status of a Community of Vulnerable and Endangered Lungless Salamanders (Plethodontidae) in a Mountain Ecosystem of Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513634) - Akekee - Awarded $25,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Akekee

Innovative approaches to conserving the rarest forest birds of Kauai: Akekee, Akikiki, and Puaiohi

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512606) - kokiʻo keʻokeʻo - Awarded $17,700 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - kokiʻo keʻokeʻo

Conservation collections, genetic diversity and breeding systems studies, and outplanting of the Critically Endangered Hawaiian taxon, Hibiscus waimeae subsp. hannerae

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511623) - Alfiler  - Awarded $8,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Alfiler

Preserving Acacia belairioides, a critically endangered endemic tree from serpentines in north-eastern Cuba. This species is considered critically endangered. Potential causes of the threatened status of the species are fragmentation and loss of habitat, which led to the disappearance of a subpopulation. This project will contribute to the enrichment of natural populations and provide updated conservation status.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511924) - Elkhorn coral - Awarded $12,500 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Elkhorn coral

The project includes the characterization of “La Laja” coral reef, whose structure and biological composition is not well known. It also comprises the monitoring, gathering and analysis of biological and ecological data of Acropora palmata colonies to recognize and prevent any potential threat. Training and awareness activities with the local communities are also included to enhance the conservation of this threatened stony coral species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511434) - Black eyed tree frog - Awarded $12,500 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Black eyed tree frog

Assessing threats and opportunities for Agalychnis moreletii conservation, linking reproductive success, habitat suitability and chytridiomycosis presence for population restoration is a project to save the last populations of this frog species in Mexico. We will analyze trough a demographic framework the environmental and biological needs for reproductive success in this species and analyze the viability to implement a corridor system to ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511721) - Utila Spiny-tailed Iguana - Awarded $10,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Utila Spiny-tailed Iguana

Reproductive and dispersal behaviour of the Critically Endangered Utila Spiny-tailed Iguana Ctenosaura bakeri on the island of Utila, Honduras.

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