2,152Grants to

1,402(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 172 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,272,290.

Invertebrate Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516011) - Sea spider - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Sea spider

The great forgotten: Conservation Assessment of the Iberian Sea Spiders (Pycnogonida)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516170) - Bumblebee - Awarded $3,500 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Bumblebee

Ecology and conservation of indigenous bumblebee (Bombus haemorrhoidalis Smith) in Rawalakot, Azad Jammu & Kashmir Pakistan

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516003) - Bumble bees - Awarded $3,500 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Bumble bees

Species Inventory and Conservation Initiatives of Bumble bees (Genus- Bombus) In Manang District, Nepal

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515461) - Elkhorn coral - Awarded $12,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Elkhorn coral

The endangered Elkhorn coral is a critical reef building species that provides habitat for marine life, supports fisheries and shelters coasts. Declines of over 90%, however, have reduced populations below reproductive a threshold, with recovery unlikely without intervention. Our project will boost reproductive success by collecting gametes during spawning, fertilizing them in the lab, and growing out larvae and juvenile corals to repopulate ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170514943) - Staghorn Coral - Awarded $2,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Staghorn Coral

Identifying bleaching-resistant colonies of the endangered staghorn coral, Acropora cervicornis, in Turneffe Atoll, Belize for conservation and restoration

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170515331) - Ichneumon-wasp - Awarded $4,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Ichneumon-wasp

This project is focused on diversity and role of Ichneumon-wasps in indicating the condition of natural Carpathian forests ecosystems. We include outreach activities aiming to share knowledge with foresters, students and amateur entomologists, and attract attention of general public to role of these insects in forest ecosystems and necessity of their protection

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514382) - Odonata - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Odonata

Diversity and Conservation of Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Canastra Mountains

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513752) - Golden Sandfish - Awarded $25,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Golden Sandfish

Sea cucumbers - healthy exotic delicacies or vital ocean cleaners? India has over 200 species of these fascinating creatures and many of them have high commercial value in the East- and Southeast Asian food market. This project collects evidence to find the right balance between trade and conservation of these unconventional beauties. To know more about this squishy slimy handful study, click here.

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