2,152Grants to

1,402(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 778 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $8,012,693.

Mammal Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190520854) - Black-handed Spider Monkey - Awarded $5,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Black-handed Spider Monkey

There is a newly discovered population of the Central American spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) in eastern El Salvador. Recent research has demonstrated that the spider monkeys from this region are genetically unique and also critically endangered. Through regular observations of the spider monkeys and by mapping their range, we are creating a foundation for future, long-term conservation efforts.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190520765) - Oncilla - Awarded $5,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Oncilla

The oncilla or tigrina is a rare small wild cat listed as vulnerable by the IUCN Red List, and as endangered by the Costa Rican environmental authorities. In this project we will define priority areas for the conservation of oncilla at the time we will also assess the conservation status of this probably unique species endemic to the highlands of Costa Rica and Panama.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519655) - Caracal - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Caracal

African golden cats are severely threatened by poaching both as bycatch and direct hunting. We implement community-based initiatives through "pig seed banks" to improve local livelihoods while dissuading poaching and the threat it poses to African golden cats and other wildlife. This is the first-ever community-based conservation initiative on the African golden cat anywhere in the species range.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519928) - Javan Slow Loris - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Javan Slow Loris

Community-based wildlife-friendly Fairtrade coffee production and importance of Javan Slow Loris and Common Palm Civet conservation in Java, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519646) - Tamaraw - Awarded $12,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Tamaraw

Capacity reinforcement and community-based approach to better protect the critically endangered Tamaraw – Mindoro Island – Philippines

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518635) - Santa Marta White-fronted Capuchin - Awarded $12,000 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Santa Marta White-fronted Capuchin

Our project is aimed at reducing and preventing threats to populations of the Santa Marta White-fronted Capuchin (Cebus malitiosus), and to its habitat in the Sierra Nevada (Magdalena) in Colombia, through a participative and articulated strategy involving research, education, training, local-community involvement and interinstitutional action.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518735) - Preuss's red colobus - Awarded $7,500 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Preuss's red colobus

Protecting Preuss’s red colobus (Piliocolobus preussi): An integrative conservation strategy through education, ethnographic, and ecological research.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518962) - Bioko Red Colobus - Awarded $5,000 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Bioko Red Colobus

Increasing survey areas in the remote Gran Caldera Scientific Reserve in search of the endangered Bioko Red Colobus

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518901) - Cuban solenodon - Awarded $5,000 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Cuban solenodon

The Almiquí (Solenodoncubanus) is considered one of the jewels of the Cuban fauna, andthe most primitive mammals in the country. It is endemic to Cuba, is the only representative of the insectivore group. The species is categorized as Endangered on the IUCN Red List, threats which have caused this ranking are the accelerated process of habitat destructionand the proliferation of introduced predators.

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