2,041Grants to

1,341(Sub)Species

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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. 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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14058341) - Shimba Hills reed frog - Awarded $2,500 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Shimba Hills reed frog

ESTABLISHING THE POPULATION DYNAMICS AND ANTHROPOGENIC THREATS TO SHIMBA HILLS REED FROG ((Hyperolius rubrovermiculatus)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258557) - White Spotted Bush Frog - Awarded $9,000 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - White Spotted Bush Frog

Reproductive ecology and conservation of critically endangered White spotted bush frog and allied bamboo nesting frogs in Western Ghats, India

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13057579) - Xenophrys parallela - Awarded $4,500 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Xenophrys parallela

Xenophrys parallela is known only from the type locality, at 1,289-1,320m asl, at Batang Sarasah, Lubuk Selasih, near Solok, West Sumatra, Indonesia. But today that place has became to tea garden and that make distrubed for this spesies. We want to search existence this spesies from holotype and another place based on ecology data spesies first found and ecology data Megophrys group.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13057540) - Rana arborícola del Socopó - Awarded $2,550 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Rana arborícola del Socopó

We want to improve occurrence probability estimates, and evaluate habitat conditions of Dendropsophus amicorum, an endemic and data deficient amphibian species from Venezuela. We will implement visual encounter, and automatic recorder surveys in nocturnal line-transects at their type locality, Cerro Socopó, which is a small and isolated mountain that represents a relict of non-protected cloud forest at central-west region of the country.

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