1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

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There are currently 765 case studies available to view with selected filtering.



The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $17,506,771 to 1869 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.

Leora's Stream Sirenodon

Field survey, ecology and conservation genetics to the rescue of the critically endangered Stream Siredon (Ambystoma leorae).

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182514619) - Leora's Stream Sirenodon - Awarded $5,500 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 182514619 - Awarded $5,500 on December 19, 2016
Boulenger’s Backpack Frog

Conservation status of backpack frogs of the genus Cryptobatrachus (Hemiphractidae): species delimitation and geographic distribution

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182514563) - Boulenger’s Backpack Frog - Awarded $8,000 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 182514563 - Awarded $8,000 on December 19, 2016
Bleeding Toad

ECOLOGICAL SURVEY OF TOAD AND FROG AT MOUNT GEDE PANGRANO, WEST JAVA

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180514373) - Bleeding Toad - Awarded $4,450 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 180514373 - Awarded $4,450 on December 19, 2016
Aeolian Wall Lizard

Eolizard. Vulnerability to invasion and conservation genetics of the endemic Aeolian lizard, Podarcis raffoneae

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182514415) - Aeolian Wall Lizard - Awarded $11,440 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 182514415 - Awarded $11,440 on December 19, 2016
Forsten's Tortoise

The endemic chelonians of Sulawesi are threatened with extinction due to severe deforestation and unsustainable collection for the pet and bushmeat trades combined with a lack of any prior research or conservation efforts. By determining distribution, developing community-based monitoring programs and building much needed assurance colonies through captive breeding programs, we are taking critical steps toward ensuring the long-term ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182512780) - Forsten's Tortoise - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 182512780 - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2016
African rock python

Survey of bushmeat markets to assess the status of the African snake trade

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182514217) - African rock python - Awarded $5,200 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 182514217 - Awarded $5,200 on December 19, 2016
Javanese Narrow-headed Soft Shell Turtle

Current research aims are assessed Javanese Narrow-headed Soft Shell Turtle (JNSST; Chitra chitra javanensis; in bahasa: Labi-labi Bintang) existence in Java Island and its diet preference data. Research will be conducted on three large rivers across Island that flow over years (Ciliwung, Bengawan Solo, and Brantas).

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180514442) - Javanese Narrow-headed Soft Shell Turtle  - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 180514442 - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2016
Sociable Lapwing

Assessing the importance of Pakistan for wintering populations of the Critically Endangered Sociable Lapwing

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180514695) - Sociable Lapwing - Awarded $4,950 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 180514695 - Awarded $4,950 on December 19, 2016
Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Finding the missing Spoon-billed Sandpiper Stopover Sites

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182514719) - Spoon-billed Sandpiper - Awarded $19,500 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 182514719 - Awarded $19,500 on December 19, 2016
Barbour's vlei rat

The Otomys barbouri is classified as endangered on the IUCN list of threatened species owing to habitat destruction. With increasing tourist activities, vegetation is predisposed to further degradation which may make the habitat unsuitable for the species. This project is therefore aimed at determining the influence of tourist activities on the population and distribution of Otomys barbouri in the Afro-alpine grasslands of Mt Elgon.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182514688) - Barbour's vlei rat - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 182514688 - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2016