1,924Grants to

1,262(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. 0925771) - Harlequin Frog - Awarded $15,000 on September 30, 2010
30-09-2010 - Harlequin Frog

Here we are presenting a specific project to study the causes of decline on three species of harlequin toads.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925524) - Golden coqui - Awarded $19,166 on June 10, 2010
10-06-2010 - Golden coqui

Our proposal is to conduct an Amphibian Ark Conservation Needs Assessment Workshop (http://www.amphibianark.org/conservation_needs_workshops.htm) for the entire Caribbean region. The workshop will be facilitated by an AArk Taxon Officer and led by the Caribbean Regional Co-Chairs of the IUCN/SSC Amphibian Specialist Group.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925632) - Quimbaya harlequin frog - Awarded $15,000 on June 07, 2010
07-06-2010 - Quimbaya harlequin frog

This project aims to conduct survey work to establish the presence/status of three Critically Endangered amphibians (Atelopus quimbaya, Atelopus chocoensis, Atelopus pictiventris), with a particular focus on the first two species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1025939) - Harlequin frog - Awarded $10,000 on February 18, 2010
18-02-2010 - Harlequin frog

The Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project creates assurance colonies of highly vulnerable species of amphibians to prevent extinctions due to an invasive fungal pathogen that causes chytridiomycosis.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925805) - Kurdistan Spotted Newt - Awarded $20,000 on December 08, 2009
08-12-2009 - Kurdistan Spotted Newt

To ensure the conservation of the Kurdistan (yellow) spotted newt (Neurergus microspilotus) through establish an international, research based conservation breeding program involving in situ monitoring, autecology, habitat protection, husbandry and reproduction, biobanking, and molecular studies. The main CBP will be be based in a secure dedicated facility at Razi University, Iran. Besides the generous support of the Mohamed bin Zayed Species ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0905704) - Caecilian - Awarded $3,000 on October 20, 2009
20-10-2009 - Caecilian

On the Osa Peninsula there are two poorly known amphibian species, the caecilian Oscaecilia osae, endemic species of the area and the frog Craugastor taurus, only known from the southeast part of Costa Rican and southwest Panama. Our project was focused on search for these secretive amphibian species. Neither of the target species was detected, however valuable information of leaf litter amphibian community was produce.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0905182) - Lake Junin Frog - Awarded $4,900 on October 14, 2009
14-10-2009 - Lake Junin Frog

General concern on amphibian’s present situation is not only based on the decline of its species. It is necessary to know more about the threats they are facing to establish successful conservation programs. Lake of Junin frog lacks of that information. The present study shows the different human’s related factors affecting this frog and come up with recommendations for future SMART strategies for the species

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925565) - Tree Frog - Awarded $5,000 on August 26, 2009
26-08-2009 - Tree Frog

Kitobo forest, Kenya is a lowland forest biogeographically assignable to to the East African Coastal forests. Being small and insularized the conservation status and natural history of a population of Leptopelis flavomaculatus (Günther, 1864) is highly threatened and in urgent need of assessment. Its major threat is habitat loss through destruction resulting from flood waters after rains in Mt. Kilimanjaro area.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925453) - Rainbow Canyon Frog - Awarded $24,500 on July 09, 2009
09-07-2009 - Rainbow Canyon Frog

The study is aimed to unveil aspects of life history traits of some of the most peculiar amphibians of the Isalo Massif. southern-central Madagascar. In particular, the rainbow frog, Scaphiophryne gottlebei, is much underknown in terms of its biology, since it is fossorial for most of its life. The project includes radiotracking and populations studies, also useful for defining conservation strategies.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925434) - Finca Chiblac Salamander - Awarded $24,900 on July 08, 2009
08-07-2009 - Finca Chiblac Salamander

This project works with critically endangered amphibians in one of the most diverse region of amphibians in central america. We found many populations that was undiscovery until the recent time, and now we are trying to promote conservation actions to stablish a regional reserves where this species lives. Some of this areas have the incredible record of 6 meters of rain in a year.

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