1,924Grants to

1,278(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 201 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,508,457.

Amphibian Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511345) - X mass Frog, Shillong Bubble nest frog - Awarded $6,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - X mass Frog, Shillong Bubble nest frog

This project enabled us to provide first ever biological information for a critically endangered Rhacophorid frog from Northeast hotspot region of India. Further based on fresh material we redescribed the species and determined its Phylogenetic position. We studied reproductive biology and compared with South Asian lineages.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150510729) - Irangi puddle frog - Awarded $4,886 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Irangi puddle frog

Community based conservation of the Irangi Puddle Frog is part of the Mystery Amphibian Rescue and Conservation: The Rebirth of Irangi and Sagalla frogs in Kenya which is an innovative species conservation project by Gold Kenya. Phrynobatrachus irangi is an endangered species threatened to habitat loss and this project address its conservation in a model that has emerged as an outright success story.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510226) - Robber frog - Awarded $5,200 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Robber frog

The critically endangered robber frog Craugastor ranoides was once found throughout lower Mesoamerica. However, due to disease and habitat loss, it was known from only one location in Costa Rica. We have recently located a second population in southwestern Nicaragua, a country where it had not been documented for 20 years. With support from MBZ we researching and conserving this population.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259276) - Botsford’s Leaf-litter Toad - Awarded $12,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Botsford’s Leaf-litter Toad

Resolving data deficiency in two point endemic high altitude Vietnamese frogs: are Leptolalax botsfordi and Oreolalax sterlingae Critically Endangered?

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259845) - Symington's Robber Frog - Awarded $5,500 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Symington's Robber Frog

This Critically Endangered frog is only known from seven scattered localities in Cuba. It is strictly associated with rocky habitats and It has not been seen for more than 25 years in three of them. Populations might be threatened by Chytridiomycosis. We aim at starting a long-term monitoring program and at promoting its long-lasting conservation by developing educational activities with local people.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259595) - Carchi Andes Toad - Awarded $3,300 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Carchi Andes Toad

Rediscovery of the Coloma´s Andean toad (Rhaebo colomai) in the Western Andes of Colombian: population study and conservation strategies

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258012) - Montseny newt - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Montseny newt

In the south of Europe, at only 60 km of one of the most popular cities of the world, Barcelona, there is the Biosphere Reserve and Natural Park of Montseny. This mountain range is the home of one of the latest amphibians decribed in Europe, the most endangered of the western side of the continent, the Montseny's newt (Calotriton arnoldi).

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