2,041Grants to

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 216 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,619,705.

Amphibian Conservation Case Studies

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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515520) - Lemur leaf frog - Awarded $10,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Lemur leaf frog

Range assessment of the Critically Endangered Lemur leaf frog (Agalychnis lemur) in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516328) - Helena's stump-toad frog - Awarded $3,800 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Helena's stump-toad frog

Ambohitantely Special Reserve in Madagascar is the only remaining patch of humid forest on the central plateau north of the capital Antananarivo. The remaining 3,000Ha of forest is home to two site endemic Critically Endangered frog species: Anilany helenae and Anodonthyla vallani. This project seeks to undertake the first population assessment of each species as a basis for long-term monitoring.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516275) - Variable Harlequin Frog - Awarded $25,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Variable Harlequin Frog

Reintroducing captive-bred Variable Harlequin Frogs (Atelopus varius) back into the wilds of Panama and conducting post-release monitoring to determine success factors.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170511231) - Rara Lake Frog                    - Awarded $2,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Rara Lake Frog

Rara Lake Frogs (Nanorana rarica) are endemic to Nepal and have been reported only from Rara lake (2,990m asl) situated at Rara National Park, mid western Nepal.The species was described by Dubois & Matsui, 1983 as a completely new species with morphometric measurements only while the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2004) has placed it under the Data Deficient (DD) category.

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