2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

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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. 162512859) - Cauca Poison Frog  - Awarded $5,000 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - Cauca Poison Frog

Our project intends to link forestry and pastures areas in the conservation of the Cauca Poison Frog (Andinobates bombetes) in the Santa Rosa watershed, through the evaluation of the effect two matrices have on the relative abundance of the frog, the establishment of stepping stones in these matrices to determine the dispersion level, and the implementation of educational workshops with the community.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150511766) - Esalle - Awarded $3,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Esalle

Conservation of threatened frogs through habitat restoration in the Muanenguba landscape, Cameroon This mountain is rich in bird’s species, reptiles, mammals and amphibians. Amphibians are threatened by hunting, deforestation, pollution, slash and burn. Amphibians hunted particularly long-fingered frog (Cardioglossa manengouba) endemic in the area for protein. It can be found at water sources as well as farmlands.

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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. 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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