1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 188 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,744,047.

Plant Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512606) - kokiʻo keʻokeʻo - Awarded $17,700 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - kokiʻo keʻokeʻo

Conservation collections, genetic diversity and breeding systems studies, and outplanting of the Critically Endangered Hawaiian taxon, Hibiscus waimeae subsp. hannerae

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152512017) - Yuanbaoshan fir - Awarded $12,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Yuanbaoshan fir

The entire global population of the Critically Endangered Yuanbaoshan fir is found in the Yuanbaoshan National Nature Reserve, China. At this site, just 794 individuals can be found within the space of 4 hectares. Fauna & Flora International is working to empower local communities to conserve this last remaining population.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511753) - Pinus cernua - Awarded $12,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Pinus cernua

Conservation assessment of endangered Lao-Vietnamese stenoendemic – Pinus cernua (Pinaceae). Identification of distribution, population structure, habitat loss, lbiome significance ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511619) - Artocarpus annulatus - Awarded $6,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Artocarpus annulatus

This project focuses on the IUCN assessment and conservation of Artocarpus annulatus, an endemic tree species in Sarawak, Malaysia. It is the only truly wild member of the lineage containing two crop species (jackfruit and cempedak). There are very few collections of A. annulatus, and no IUCN assessment exists. Based on existing data, it could be classified as critically endangered and more data are needed.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511623) - Alfiler  - Awarded $8,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Alfiler

Preserving Acacia belairioides, a critically endangered endemic tree from serpentines in north-eastern Cuba. This species is considered critically endangered. Potential causes of the threatened status of the species are fragmentation and loss of habitat, which led to the disappearance of a subpopulation. This project will contribute to the enrichment of natural populations and provide updated conservation status.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511065) - Nigerian kola, Sigerekun (Yoruba) - Awarded $19,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Nigerian kola, Sigerekun (Yoruba)

This project is prioritising and protecting Nigeria’s most threatened trees. Red List assessments are identifying the species most at risk of extinction. Seed collecting expeditions are sourcing propagation material to set up conservation collections. Training was provided to NGOs and forest community groups, giving them the skills to protect Nigeria's threatened trees.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511139) - Klein's rib-less orchid - Awarded $7,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Klein's rib-less orchid

To safeguard Klein's rib-less orchid (Anathallis kleinii), a Critically Endangered, epiphytic, micro-orchid, in Brazil’s Atlantic forest. It is poorly studied and until recently only known from the type collection; two sub-populations are now confirmed. Increasing human populations, housing developments and resorts have decreased the habitat available. This project aims to establish the quality of habitat, population status and promote its ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 15259235) - Water-starworts - Awarded $20,000 on September 20, 2015
20-09-2015 - Water-starworts

Red List Assessment and preparation of a global Action Plan for conservation of water-starworts (Callitriche)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510741) - African Zebrawood - Awarded $15,000 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - African Zebrawood

Save Microberlinia bisulcata Efforts to save Microberlinia bisulcata a CR and endemic species of Mt Cameroon has failed because of ignorance of its conservation, the lack of resources for effective monitoring and the absence of a legal restriction on the logging of the species. We will thus address this through sensitization, empowerment of local authorities to protect it and a circular to restrict logging of the species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 140510169) - Escambray Butterwort  - Awarded $4,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Escambray Butterwort

Ecology and conservation of the endangered Escambray Butterwort (Pinguicula jackii) in the Guamuhaya Mountains, central Cuba

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