2,041Grants to

1,341(Sub)Species

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 211 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,927,637.

Plant Conservation Case Studies

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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259589) - Ziyuan Fir - Awarded $13,000 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Ziyuan Fir

FFI is working to conserve the Ziyuan fir tree in Southern China by partnering with local communities to improve management of the Yinzhulaoshan PNR, thereby protecting the remaining 600 trees and promoting its natural regeneration. To achieve this goal, FFI aims to implement regulations for co-management of the reserve, reduce incidences of habitat disturbance, and foster positive attitudes towards conservation in local communities.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258944) - Wire wist  - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Wire wist

Mapping the distribution and recording threats to the Critically Endangered vine, Metastelma anegadense (Apocynaceae) in the British Virgin Islands

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14058698) - Burgess' scale broom - Awarded $1,500 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Burgess' scale broom

Lepidospartum burgessii Turner (Asteraceae: Gypsum Scalebroom): A species threatened with local extinction

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257818) - Pokemeboy  - Awarded $10,000 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Pokemeboy

Acacia anegadensis is a Critically Endangered plant species, endemic to the British Virgin Islands. Although locally abundant on the island of Anegada, the future of this species is not guaranteed. Its main habitat is under extreme pressure for residential and tourism development. This project will investigate the distribution and genetic diversity of A. anegadensis, which is vital knowledge to inform conservation actions.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257800) - Strydom's yam - Awarded $7,500 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Strydom's yam

Dioscorea strydomiana is only known from one location and there are fewer than 250 extant mature individuals. The extremely restricted range and small population size, combined with a very long reproductive cycle, weak recruitment, a major threat from harvesting for medicinal purposes, all make this yam extremely threatened - the most highly threatened yam in the world.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13254964) - Chilenito - Awarded $15,000 on September 30, 2013
30-09-2013 - Chilenito

The present study aims to explore the demographic tendencies of Eriosyce chilensis, a species distributed in an extremely narrow coastal strip in the Mediterranean zone at central Chile. To infer the demographic tendencies of E. chilensis we will conduct detailed mapping of the species distribution, filogeographic analyses and reproductive experiments. spatial, genetic and experimental tools.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13256165) - Sakoambanditse - Awarded $12,500 on May 29, 2013
29-05-2013 - Sakoambanditse

This project is about to support and empowered local communities surrounding Analavelona sacred forest to conserve its natural ecosystems through sustainable use of natural resources. So farmers keep use grassland surrounding the forest as pasture but find a strategy to prevent the fire use to renew pasture to spread and destroy forest boundary.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13056010) - Kingiodendron pinnatum - Awarded $4,000 on May 29, 2013
29-05-2013 - Kingiodendron pinnatum

Kingiodendron pinnatum (DC.) Harms (Family: Caesalpiniaceae), an endangered species and population is under threat due to habitat degradation and unscientific overexploitation of the oleo-resin and timber. The present study is aimed at survey and documentation of population size, structure and dynamics of species in Western Ghats, Karnataka and awareness programme on its importance and problem associated with the species and conservation aspects

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