1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

Case Study Map

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.

Orangutan

Analysing the home ranging behaviour of reintroduced Orang-utans in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180514361) - Orangutan - Awarded $4,400 on December 19, 2016
Project No. 180514361 - Awarded $4,400 on December 19, 2016
Giant otter

Conservation genetics of otters in Central Brazilian Amazon Basin

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513872) - Giant otter - Awarded $5,000 on September 26, 2016
Project No. 182513872 - Awarded $5,000 on September 26, 2016
'Ohe Mauka

Rough terrain conservation collections: a genetic study and outplanting of Polyscias bisattenuata (Araliaceae), a critically endangered endangered member of the Flora of Hawaii.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513788) - 'Ohe Mauka - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2016
Project No. 182513788 - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2016
Golden Sandfish

Sea cucumbers - healthy exotic delicacies or vital ocean cleaners? India has over 200 species of these fascinating creatures and many of them have high commercial value in the East- and Southeast Asian food market. This project collects evidence to find the right balance between trade and conservation of these unconventional beauties. To know more about this squishy slimy handful study, click here.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513752) - Golden Sandfish - Awarded $25,000 on September 22, 2016
Project No. 182513752 - Awarded $25,000 on September 22, 2016
Burrowing scorpion

The genus Didymocentrus comprises among the most interesting scorpions of Cuba. They have burrowing habits and are highly habitat specific. Only three species occur in Cuba, all endemic and restricted to the central region of the main island. The aim of this project is to provide updated information on the ecology, distribution and population genetic structure of these seriously threatened endemic scorpions.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513885) -  	Burrowing scorpion - Awarded $4,500 on September 22, 2016
Project No. 182513885 - Awarded $4,500 on September 22, 2016
Gran Canaria Creasted Grasshopper

The Gran Canaria Crested Grasshopper was only known from a single specimen collected in 1949 until it was rediscovered on Gran Canaria in 2015. We now started a conservation project for this species. Our aim is to study distribution and population size of the species and identify priority areas for its conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513888) - Gran Canaria Creasted Grasshopper - Awarded $12,500 on September 22, 2016
Project No. 182513888 - Awarded $12,500 on September 22, 2016
Horseshoe crab

Assessment of population status and breeding ground condition for the Indian Horseshoe Crab along with a step towards its conservation through community participation

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180513132) - Horseshoe crab  - Awarded $3,900 on September 22, 2016
Project No. 180513132 - Awarded $3,900 on September 22, 2016
Escamudo de San Cristobal

Assessment of hábitat, distribution, population size and cultive of Tlaloc hildebrandi (Miller 1950) endemic fish, Chiapas, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513827) - Escamudo de San Cristobal - Awarded $10,000 on September 22, 2016
Project No. 182513827 - Awarded $10,000 on September 22, 2016
Sevan trout

Assessment of global conservation status of Armenian endemic –Sevan Trout (Salmo ischchan) for improvement of species and habitat conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180513469) - Sevan trout - Awarded $4,950 on September 22, 2016
Project No. 180513469 - Awarded $4,950 on September 22, 2016
Murray hardyhead

Hunting the Murray Hardyhead: locating fragmented populations of an endangered fish species in the vast River Murray system.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182513531) - Murray hardyhead - Awarded $11,000 on September 22, 2016
Project No. 182513531 - Awarded $11,000 on September 22, 2016