2,094Grants to

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 228 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,695,490.

Amphibian Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518929) - Lake Patzcuaro Salamander - Awarded $12,000 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Lake Patzcuaro Salamander

Evaluating populations of the achoque (Ambystomatidae: Ambystoma dumerilii) in Lake Pátzcuaro for the recovery of local management and fisheries

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518595) - Carvalho's Tree Toad - Awarded $3,900 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Carvalho's Tree Toad

Are forest-collected bromeliads used by frogs? Integrating field research, citizen science and outreach toward the conservation of bromeliad frogs

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180518076) - Beautiful Forest Toad - Awarded $2,500 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Beautiful Forest Toad

With only a handful of sightings, the aptly named Beautiful Forest Toad is as elusive as it is stunning. It's known range is restricted to a very small patch of forest, which has not been properly surveyed by herpetologists in the last decade. To assess its conservation status, we aim to seek it out, on the top of one of Tanzania's Eastern Arc Mountains.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517796) - Harlequin toad - Awarded $5,650 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Harlequin toad

Current Status and monitoring population trends of Harlequin toad (Atelopus mittermeieri) in Santuario de Flora y Fauna Guanentá Alto Río

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180517572) - Calilegua Marsupial Frog - Awarded $2,500 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Calilegua Marsupial Frog

This project will implement an ecoacoustic monitoring of endangered frogs in the forest-grassland ecotone of Yungas Andean Forests in Northwestern Argentina. Representing the ecotone of montane grasslands and montane forest of Yungas where moist and cold environmental conditions predominate. This ecotone is located on the tree line of Yungas forest and could act as climatic refugia for endangered and endemic frog species of Calilegua NP.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180518096) - Giant Southern Salamander - Awarded $2,500 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Giant Southern Salamander

The lungless salamanders as the Southern Giant Salamander live in humid environments like the cloud forest of the Mixteca region in Oaxaca. Unfortunately, huge areas of forest have been lost or disturbed because of anthropogenic activities as coffee plantations. This project aims to generate knowledge about the ecology of this species in modified and pristine areas to develop a forestry management plan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517120) - Perret’s Toad - Awarded $8,493 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Perret’s Toad

Our focal species - Sclerophrys perreti (common name: Perret’s toad) is only known from the Idanre Hill, in Ondo Province, southwestern Nigeria. This species is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’ under IUCN red list http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/54732/0. It was previously thought that it may occur in similar habitats in southwestern Nigeria, but subsequent surveys in similar habitat around the type locality have failed to record it ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516417) - Apennine yellow-bellied toad - Awarded $8,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Apennine yellow-bellied toad

The objective of our project is to ensure the persistence of Bombina pachypus in Liguria (NW Italy) through habitat restoration and the establishment of new populations. The project is a continuation of the funded project n. 152510524, achieving all stated objectives: we clarified the causes of the species decline, identified new populations, developed and tested a sustainable reintroduction method, carried out releases and habitat management.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516447) - Teleferico rubber frog                    - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Teleferico rubber frog

Conservation status and natural history of the endemic and endangered Teleferico rubber frog, an enigmatic high altitude Venezuelan Andean frog

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