1,739Grants to

1,169(Sub)Species

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There are currently 729 case studies available to view with selected filtering.



The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $16,505,729 to 1739 conservation projects for all species types with all IUCN classifications throughout the world. Project managers that have decided to publish their projects, are illustrated on the map below.

false ‘ohe

Seed Ecology and Conservation of the Critically Endangered Hawaiian Endemic Polyscias racemosa (Araliaceae)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517270) - false ‘ohe - Awarded $9,500 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182517270 - Awarded $9,500 on December 19, 2017
Cinnamodendron corticosum

Cinnamodendron corticosum (Canellaceae) is a popular wild spice tree endemic to Jamaica, reportedly confined to two administrative parishes, and the IUCN Red List classifies the species as "vulnerable.” Considering the species’ assumed small geographic range, local reports of over-harvesting, and published deforestation rates in Jamaica, a systematic in-depth conservation status reassessment, through species-distribution analysis of ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517028) - Cinnamodendron corticosum - Awarded $11,000 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182517028 - Awarded $11,000 on December 19, 2017
Barber's Cape Flats Ranger

Securing the Future of Barber's Cape Flats Ranger and the False Bay Unique Ranger - A Butterfly Conservation Project.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517187) - Barber's Cape Flats Ranger - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182517187 - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2017
Four-spotted click beetle

The projest goal is to assess the status and distribution of Ampedus quadrisignatus and several other globaly threatened and data deficient saproxylic click beetles in oak and beech forests in central part of Dinaric Alps (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Ampedus quadrisignatus is an obligate saproxylic click beetle that is very rare throughout its range. Its populations are severely fragmented and declining due to habitat degradation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517353) - Four-spotted click beetle - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182517353 - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2017
River pipefish

A multidisciplinary conservation initiative to save South Africa's critically endangered estuarine pipefish Syngnathus watermeyeri from imminent extinction

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182516007) - River pipefish - Awarded $10,704 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182516007 - Awarded $10,704 on December 19, 2017
Knysna seahorse

Using environmental DNA to conserve the most endangered seahorse in the world

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517039) - Knysna seahorse - Awarded $11,000 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182517039 - Awarded $11,000 on December 19, 2017
Lesser Antillean Iguana

Given the continued spread of non-native Green Iguana throughout the Lesser Antilles the regional endemic iguana, Lesser Antillean Iguana, is rapidly declining. With recent hybridization now also present on the island of St. Eustatius we are trying to stop this process, catch all non-native iguanas and prevent future invasions to thereby safeguard this populations' future.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517158) - Lesser Antillean Iguana - Awarded $8,150 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182517158 - Awarded $8,150 on December 19, 2017
Pig-nosed turtle

The pig-nosed turtle (Carettochelys insculpta) is frequently harvested by subsistence communities and trafficked through Asia. This research project is developing genetic wildlife forensic techniques to help combat the illegal trade and providing sustainability and environmental education to remote communities in New Guinea that harvest the turtles.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517172) - Pig-nosed turtle - Awarded $8,500 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182517172 - Awarded $8,500 on December 19, 2017
Javan Slow Loris

Little Fireface Project: Conserving Critically Endangered slow loris and other obscure and forgotten nocturnal mammals through ecology, education and empowerment.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182516697) - Javan Slow Loris - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182516697 - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2017
Sumatran orangutan

Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction at Jantho Nature Reserve, Indonesia - This project is actively expanding the wild distribution and population size of the Critically Endangered Sumatran orangutan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517180) - Sumatran orangutan - Awarded $12,500 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 182517180 - Awarded $12,500 on December 19, 2017