2,801Grants to

1,734(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 248 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,866,376.

Invertebrate Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222529371) - Dung beetles - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2022
22-09-2022 - Dung beetles

Community composition of dung beetles, with rare and endangered species in forest fragments of tropical karst ecosystems in Vietnam

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220529208) - red shrimp - Awarded $4,941 on September 21, 2022
21-09-2022 - red shrimp

Priorities for the conservation of freshwater shrimp Barbouria cubensis in north east, Cuba, an endangered species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220528372) - Lindu shrimp - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Lindu shrimp

Caridina linduensis Roux, 1904 is one of the endemic species and obligate in Lake Lindu that faced a high level of extinction due to anthropogenic activities. This project will provide the first assessment of the population of Caridina linduensis and conservation efforts to maintain their existence in the wild.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220529140) - Kenya dancing-jewel - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Kenya dancing-jewel

Research and Conservation of the Critically Endangered Kenya Montane Dancing Jewel (Platycypha amboniensis) in Mount Kenya

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220528770) - Cave scorpion - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Cave scorpion

The genus Tityopsis comprise only six species of forest-dwelling scorpions distributed in the westernmost region of Cuba. The exception is Tityopsis sheylae, a cave-dwelling species discovered as recent as 2020. The reduced population of this scorpion occurs exclusively in a single cave southeast of Havana city, subjected to multiple human-induced threats.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210528028) - Lila Downs' Friar Grasshopper - Awarded $3,300 on December 19, 2021
19-12-2021 - Lila Downs' Friar Grasshopper

Conservation status of the Lila Downs' Friar Grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and endangered unique species from Oaxaca, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212528367) - Giant green African millipede - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2021
19-12-2021 - Giant green African millipede

Distribution, threats, extinction-risk assessment and conservation of the giant green endemic millipede Spirostreptus crenulatus Porat, 1894, in the Dja-Biosphere-Reserve, Cameroon

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