1,677Grants to

1,133(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 609 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $6,337,643.

Mammal Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511281) - Black lion tamarin - Awarded $10,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Black lion tamarin

Conservation Program of the black lion tamarin (Leontopithecus chrysopygus) in the Carlos Botelho State Park and its Buffer Zone, Paranapiacaba Ecological Continuum

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510796) - Sanje Mangabey - Awarded $12,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Sanje Mangabey

Population Viability of the Endangered Sanje Mangabey in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150510828) - Fishing Cat - Awarded $4,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Fishing Cat

The study focuses on examining the ecology and behaviour of the endangered fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) in the urban wetland habitats found in the Colombo metropolitan area. This habitat is currently under threat, due to severe habitat destruction caused by rapid urban development. Our project hopes to use the relationship these cats have with their urban surroundings to help promote green infrastructure development practices.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510989) - Pallas’ cat  - Awarded $6,905 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Pallas’ cat

As Pallas’ cat is listed as (NT) in the IUCN Red List and it is a “Protected Species” by Iran law, but there is very limited data about the status of it in Iran; This project aimed to run some basic ecological survey and status assessment of Pallas’ cat in parts of Alborz Mountains in Iran, where the presence of Pallas’ cat has been confirmed.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511008) - Pallas's cat - Awarded $6,500 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Pallas's cat

Educating and empowering local communities for the conservation of Pallas's cat in Manang valley, Nepal.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 15256162) - Bay cat - Awarded $10,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Bay cat

Camera trapping to confirm the existence of 3 small cat priority species: bay cat, flat-headed cat and marbled cat.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510679) - Kolar leaf-nosed bat - Awarded $7,000 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Kolar leaf-nosed bat

In an earlier MBZ sponsored study the Kolar leaf-nosed bat Hipposideros hypophyllus was rediscovered and found to be highly threatened due to stone quarrying. The project aims to conserve and protect the Kolar leaf-nosed bat through scientific data collection, establishment of Community Conserved Areas and bringing about behavioural change among the stakeholders through conservation education.

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