2,334Grants to

1,486(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 299 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $2,725,486.

Reptile Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510107) - Sister Isles Rock Iguana (SIRI) - Awarded $8,500 on December 29, 2014
29-12-2014 - Sister Isles Rock Iguana (SIRI)

Population dynamics and nesting ecology of the critically endangered iguana Cyclura nubila caymanensis in a heterogeneous landscape.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 140510158) - Canasí Trope - Awarded $4,500 on December 29, 2014
29-12-2014 - Canasí Trope

Conservation of the poorly known snake Tropidophis celiae: a Cuban endemic species living in a very threatened habitat

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14059940) - Fer de lance - Awarded $2,000 on December 29, 2014
29-12-2014 - Fer de lance

Project BRASS: Bites Reduced and Snakes Saved aims to reduce the number of accidental snakebites to humans through education and thus, in turn, help conserve all species of snakes from senseless killings.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510180) - Painted terrapin - Awarded $9,000 on December 29, 2014
29-12-2014 - Painted terrapin

Recover the habitat of Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) in District of Aceh Tamiang, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259801) - Pancake tortoise - Awarded $12,000 on December 29, 2014
29-12-2014 - Pancake tortoise

Range-wide population status, genetics, and conservation of the pancake tortoise (Malacochersus tornieri) in east Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 140510109) - Leatherback turtle  - Awarded $4,890 on December 29, 2014
29-12-2014 - Leatherback turtle

Awareness programme for the fishermen in the Kalpitiya peninsular, Sri Lanka on sea turtle conservation and by-catch reduction

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259067) - Christmas Island giant gecko - Awarded $15,670 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - Christmas Island giant gecko

Saving the reptiles of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. This research aims to identify and inform control of threatening processes causing catastrophic reptile declines on Christmas Island. This research will support future reintroductions of two critically-endangered reptiles, now presumed extinct in the wild, and prevent the last remaining species found in the wild, the endangered giant gecko, from going extinct.

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