1,982Grants to

1,308(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 144 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,038,091.

Invertebrate Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160513132) - Horseshoe crab  - Awarded $3,900 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Horseshoe crab

Assessment of population status and breeding ground condition for the Indian Horseshoe Crab along with a step towards its conservation through community participation

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512739) - Drepanosticta spatulifera - Awarded $3,300 on April 21, 2016
21-04-2016 - Drepanosticta spatulifera

Study of Distribution, Characteristic Habitat and Population of Drepanosticta spatulifera (Odonata, Plastystictidae) in Mount Ungaran for Endemic Java Damselfly Conservation

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512530) - Adriatic Marmored Bush-cricket  - Awarded $7,500 on April 21, 2016
21-04-2016 - Adriatic Marmored Bush-cricket

Our aim is to preserve the Adriatic Marbled Bush-Cricket from extinction. This species is only known from three small populations in Italy and one larger in Slovenia. We have compiled two national action plans for the species, which are now being implemented. Our project has helped to raise awareness and implement the first conservation action for this rare bush-cricket species .

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512949) - White-clawed Crayfish - Awarded $7,500 on April 21, 2016
21-04-2016 - White-clawed Crayfish

Freshwater crayfish conservation in northern Italy: prevention of extinctions and restoration of a key population of Austropotamobius pallipes. This project will allow to obtain effective and update data on the causes driving the exctinctions currently occurring in northern Italy. It will also restore a key population in the Monte Barro regional Park and provide management instructions for the last streams inhabited by A. pallipes.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511525) - Sri Lanka Emerald Spreadwing - Awarded $3,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Sri Lanka Emerald Spreadwing

Sinhalestes orientalis (Sri Lanka Emerald Spreadwing) is a globally Critically Endangered damselfly species endemic to Sri Lankan montane zone. This project focuses on the ecology and distribution of Sinhalestes orientalis and is aimed at establishing baseline information for the conservation of the species and to increase the awareness regarding the species and its habitat.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150511930) - Eastern Eggar  - Awarded $3,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Eastern Eggar

Awareness for conservation of Eriogaster catax in Cluj county,Romania, a IUCN Data Deficient Species

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511678) - Epirus Grasshopper  - Awarded $12,500 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Epirus Grasshopper

Epirus grasshopper conservation: linking ecology and genetics and under a conservation perspective

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511924) - Elkhorn coral - Awarded $12,500 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Elkhorn coral

The project includes the characterization of “La Laja” coral reef, whose structure and biological composition is not well known. It also comprises the monitoring, gathering and analysis of biological and ecological data of Acropora palmata colonies to recognize and prevent any potential threat. Training and awareness activities with the local communities are also included to enhance the conservation of this threatened stony coral species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150511062) - Horrid ground-weaver  - Awarded $5,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Horrid ground-weaver

The Horrid ground-weaver spider (Nothophantes horridus) is a Critically Endangered spider that is endemic to the UK. Buglife are undertaking new surveys and ecological research to better understand the status, distribution and habitat requirements of this species in order to support its conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511159) - Frade Cave Spider - Awarded $5,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Frade Cave Spider

Ecology and conservation of the critically endangered Frade Cave Spider (Anapistula ataecina)

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