2,041Grants to

1,341(Sub)Species

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $19,006,574 to 2041 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.

Red Handfish

Conservation of the Red handfish (Thymichthys politus), potentially the world’s rarest marine fish, found only in two small sites in south-eastern Tasmania, Australia. Through monitoring via the Reef Life Survey program and focus on improving public awareness, this work aims to better inform and direct conservation effort to protect this species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521873) - Red Handfish - Awarded $17,750 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521873 - Awarded $17,750 on September 24, 2019
Chacoan peccary

Generating knowledge to assist conservation actions for the southernmost population of the Chacoan peccary (Catagonus wagneri)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521714) - Chacoan peccary - Awarded $5,000 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521714 - Awarded $5,000 on September 24, 2019
Gador's snapdragon

Gadoria falukei (Plantaginaceae) is an Angiosperm species critically endangered, recently discovered, endemic from a unique locality of the Sierra de Gádor in Almeria province, Spain. This project aims to perform fieldwork to search for new locations of the specie, conduct a comprehensive census, and know its genetic structure. All to assess its real threat and propose measures to ensure its conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520359) - Gador's snapdragon - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520359 - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
Parana Pine

The tradition of the Laklãnõ-Xokleng indians planting of Zág (Araucaria angustifolia) in the Atlantic Forest (Brazil)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520830) - Parana Pine - Awarded $12,000 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520830 - Awarded $12,000 on April 28, 2019
Giant Sea Bass

Giant Sea Bass (Stereolepis gigas) is the largest coastal bony-fish present in Baja California (Mexico) and California (US) waters, and a critically endangered species with immense cultural and ecological value. Through the collaboration of scientists, as well as local fishing communities, government and stakeholders this research program will draw on local knowledge and specialized scientific expertise to inform our understanding of this iconic ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521063) - Giant Sea Bass - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192521063 - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
Clanwilliam sandfish

Saving sandfish: fish rescue and associated monitoring to help conserve one of South Africa’s most threatened and charismatic freshwater fish

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520635) - Clanwilliam sandfish - Awarded $12,800 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520635 - Awarded $12,800 on April 28, 2019
sandbar shark

Monitoring parturition and nursery sites and development of effective protection actions for endangered shark species (C. plumbeus and P. glauca) at fine regional scale.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520876) - sandbar shark - Awarded $7,700 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520876 - Awarded $7,700 on April 28, 2019
Du Toit's Torrent Frog

Petropedetes dutoiti is Critically Endangered, known from its type locality on the Kooitobos River in the northeast of Mount Elgon in Kenya; and a site along the Suam River dividing Kenya and Uganda at a base of Mount Elgon. Repeated surveys in and around the type locality have not been successful. This will be an extended survey to further determine the species current status.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520870) - Du Toit's Torrent Frog - Awarded $9,000 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520870 - Awarded $9,000 on April 28, 2019
Pancake Tortoise

Population Genetics and Population Status of the Pancake Tortoise (Malacochersus tornieri) in Eastern Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520218) - Pancake Tortoise - Awarded $10,000 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520218 - Awarded $10,000 on April 28, 2019
Plains-wanderer

Uncovering the movements and habitat use of the genetically unique and critically endangered Plains-wanderer (Pedionomus torquatus)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520593) - Plains-wanderer - Awarded $10,000 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520593 - Awarded $10,000 on April 28, 2019