2,453Grants to

1,550(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 205 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,544,505.

Invertebrate Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200523736) - Cozumel's cave sea star - Awarded $4,950 on April 19, 2020
19-04-2020 - Cozumel's cave sea star

Conservation status of two micro-endemic echinoderm species inhabiting a subterranean estuary in Cozumel, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521379) - Idle crayfish - Awarded $6,300 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Idle crayfish

Conservation of Austropotamobius bihariensis, a novel endemic species discovered in North Western Romania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521247) - Greater Capricorn beetle - Awarded $7,500 on September 26, 2019
26-09-2019 - Greater Capricorn beetle

The use of conservation detection dogs to survey the critical endangered greater Capricorn beetle. There is only one remaining Swedish population of the species. To save the species a reintroduction programme was developed. Monitoring of the reintroduction to assess the success is crucial in the future management of the species in Sweden. This project will develop an effective monitoring method for the greater Capricorn beetle.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521893) - Pachystyla bicolor - Awarded $5,979 on September 25, 2019
25-09-2019 - Pachystyla bicolor

Our project targeted one of the most endangered snail species in Mauritius, the Pachystyla bicolor. From four individuals, we captive bred more than 500 individuals to create a captive colony and individuals for release. We designed and built two predator proof fences to exclude all the snails' predators in their natural environment and released 50 adults in each enclosure, which are surviving, growing and breeding.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190521916) - Obô Land Snail - Awarded $4,950 on September 25, 2019
25-09-2019 - Obô Land Snail

Conservation of the threatened Obô giant land Snail Archachatina bicarinata and of the terrestrial malacological fauna of São Tomé Island, Central Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192519761) - Barber's Cape Flats Ranger	 - Awarded $10,298 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Barber's Cape Flats Ranger

Securing the Future of Barber's Cape Flats Ranger and the False Bay Unique Ranger - A Butterfly Conservation Project.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190520172) - Thick shelled river mussel - Awarded $4,490 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Thick shelled river mussel

Conservation of the endangered mussel Unio crassus in the Southern Bug River (Ukraine), which is under threat of hydrotechnical construction

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