1,924Grants to

1,262(Sub)Species

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $18,003,544 to 1924 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.

Welwitschia

Filling the gap of knowledge for a science-based assessment of the conservation status for an iconic species (i.e. Welwitschia mirabilis).

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192519816) - Welwitschia - Awarded $13,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 192519816 - Awarded $13,000 on December 20, 2018
Antarctic Toothfish

Antarctic toothfish, the top predator in the deep waters of the Southern Ocean, has gained a tremendous attraction to legal and illegal fishery due to its high commercial value. The project aims at improving the knowledge of the life cycle and population genetic structure of this large, long-lived species to prevent overfishing and foster its conservation within and outside of Antarctic marine protected areas.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192519694) - Antarctic Toothfish - Awarded $8,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 192519694 - Awarded $8,000 on December 20, 2018
Bleeding Toad

Annual Monitoring of Frogs and Toad Community at Mount Slamet, Central Java, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190516584) - Bleeding Toad - Awarded $3,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 190516584 - Awarded $3,000 on December 20, 2018
Mollinedia stenophylla

Mollinedia stenophylla (Monimiaceae) is a recently rediscovered and critically endangered Angiosperm species endemics from a narrow area of rain forest in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. This project aims to perform fieldwork to collect more information about the species and samples to study the population genetics and propose measures to conservation of this species and others associated in the same area.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190519681) - Mollinedia stenophylla - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 190519681 - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
Parana pine

The Parana Pine (Araucaria angustifolia) is a critically endangered species of conifer that occurs in southern Brazil. Araucaria has a history of use in past and current South American societies, as its seeds were/ are an important source of food and income. This project aims to understand how land use and management affect population dynamics of Araucaria in the highlands of southern Brazil.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190520070) - Parana pine - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 190520070 - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
Milky flatworm

Conservation, description and assessment of Dendrocoelum planarians of Italy

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190520056) - Milky flatworm - Awarded $3,400 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 190520056 - Awarded $3,400 on December 20, 2018
Jerdon’s Courser

Rediscovering the Jerdon’s Courser: an attempt to locate the cryptic and critically endangered species

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190520032) - Jerdon’s Courser - Awarded $4,970 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 190520032 - Awarded $4,970 on December 20, 2018
Bermuda petrel

Integrating nesting habitat restoration with at-sea individual-based biomonitoring of the endangered seabird Pterodroma cahow endemic to Bermuda

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520049) - Bermuda petrel - Awarded $22,900 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 192520049 - Awarded $22,900 on December 20, 2018
Black Softshell Turtle

Conservation of the Black Softshell Turtle (Nilssonia nigricans) in Assam, India

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192519786) - Black Softshell Turtle - Awarded $7,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 192519786 - Awarded $7,000 on December 20, 2018
Gabal Elba Dragon Tree

Dracaena ombet is a globally endangered tree species. In Ethiopia, it is only sparsely found in the degraded Desa’a forest. To date, no data on the tree in Ethiopia. Therefore, this project will assess the tree’s current conservation status through collecting data from field and stakeholders. Collected data will then be scientifically analysed to prepare its future conservation actions, predict suitable habitats; and train ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190519008) - Gabal Elba Dragon Tree - Awarded $4,980 on October 02, 2018
Project No. 190519008 - Awarded $4,980 on October 02, 2018