2,566Grants to

1,625(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 220 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,653,154.

Invertebrate Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210527048) - Giant Patagonian bumblebee - Awarded $5,000 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Giant Patagonian bumblebee

SAVING THE PATAGONIAN GIANT BUMBLEBEE FROM EXTINCTION BY REMOVING ITS MAIN THREAT, THE INVASIVE BUFF TAILED BUMBLEBEE. Bombus dahlbomii, the world's largest bumblebee has drastically declined since the invasion of European Bombus terrestris following commercial introduction in Chile for crop pollination. By downregulating the importation of colonies and reducing the local densities of this invader we expect the recovery of B. dahlbomii ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526437) - Sunda Grappletail - Awarded $11,500 on April 22, 2021
22-04-2021 - Sunda Grappletail

Habitat Requirements and Ecological Study of Heliogomphus drescheri (Odonata, Gomphidae) in Dieng Mountains for Javan Redlist Odonata Conservation

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526304) - Fresh water crab - Awarded $14,500 on April 22, 2021
22-04-2021 - Fresh water crab

Population ecology and conservation of Pseudothelphusa morelosis, in Santa isabel, Las Estacas State Reserve, Morelos, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200524560) - Javan Threadtail - Awarded $4,995 on September 23, 2020
23-09-2020 - Javan Threadtail

Redlisting Project of Javan Endemic Damselfly (Prodasineura delicatula) collaborate with IUCN Dragonfly Specialist Group

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524398) - Bei-Bienko’s Plump Bush-cricket - Awarded $23,100 on September 23, 2020
23-09-2020 - Bei-Bienko’s Plump Bush-cricket

Bei-Bienko’s Plump Bush-cricket is an endemic species to the Slovak Karst, Central Europe. The species is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List, being restricted to the last six isolated subpopulations. To prevent the species from extinction, the main objective of this project is to propose a conservation strategy based upon robust information on the species’ distribution, population status, ecology and threats.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202522400) - Madeiran land snail - Awarded $10,000 on September 23, 2020
23-09-2020 - Madeiran land snail

The project targets nine critically endangered land snails from the Madeira Island (Portugal), which are not recorded alive for, at least, 30 years. ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524104) - Madeiran Green Bush-Cricket  - Awarded $16,000 on September 22, 2020
22-09-2020 - Madeiran Green Bush-Cricket

The Madeiran green bush-cricket (Psalmatophanes barretoi) is endemic to Madeira. According to the IUCN Red List, the species is vulnerable. The main threat to the species is the increasing frequency of wildfires on the island. Hence, in this project, the population and behaviour dynamics of the species from the wildfire effects will be studied based on field work, genetic and phenotypic measurements.

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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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