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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $18,496,150 to 1982 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.

Golden Poison Frog

Participative monitoring population of Endemic and Endangered Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis) in Pacific Lowlands of Cauca department, Colombia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192515603) - Golden Poison Frog - Awarded $7,500 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 192515603 - Awarded $7,500 on May 01, 2017
Ridge Marsupial Frog

The ridge marsupial frog (Gastrotheca psychrophila) is an endemic and endangered species with a known distribution range limited to the Cordillera Oriental (Southern Ecuador). The project is aimed to assess its population range and health in the Madrigal del Podocarpus Natural Reserve, reduce its habitat degradation (remove invasive pine trees and plant native species), search for new populations and implement a wide awareness-raising campaign.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192515484) - Ridge Marsupial Frog - Awarded $12,450 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 192515484 - Awarded $12,450 on May 01, 2017
Caceres Robber Frog

In search of Oreobates heterodactylus, a Data Deficient species endemic to the endangered Cerrado forests and lost for 80 years

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190515352) - Caceres Robber Frog - Awarded $2,450 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 190515352 - Awarded $2,450 on May 01, 2017
Bica Anole

The Bica Anole (Norops (Anolis) bicaorum) is a poorly studied lizard species endemic to the Island of Utila, off the Caribbean side of Honduras, Central America. Our project aimed to address conservation concerns relating to populations, whilst collecting additional data and information on the distribution, abundance, morphology, behavior and ecology of this species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192515600) - Bica Anole - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 192515600 - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2017
Sancti Spiritus Trope

Cuba is the center of diversification of the colorful dwarf boas’ genus Tropidophis, harboring 60% of all West Indian species. Many have restricted distribution ranges and are subjected to serious threats like habitat loss and intentional killing. The aim of this project is to provide updated baseline information on the ecology, distribution, and conservation status of the dwarf boas inhabiting the Guamuhaya Massif, central Cuba.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190515264) - Sancti Spiritus Trope - Awarded $4,000 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 190515264 - Awarded $4,000 on May 01, 2017
Keyserling’s Wonder Gecko

In this project, we will apply an integrative approach using distribution, ecological and molecular data to conserve the Endangered populations of the gecko Teratoscincus keyserlingii in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), severely affected by rapid development and transformation. The results of this project will be used to invert the current decline trend of this species and to protect the fragile and threatened habitats it occupies

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192515524) - Keyserling’s Wonder Gecko - Awarded $12,000 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 192515524 - Awarded $12,000 on May 01, 2017
Royal Cinclodes

Restoring the critical habitat of the most threatened Andean birds of Bolivia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192515082) - Royal Cinclodes - Awarded $3,500 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 192515082 - Awarded $3,500 on May 01, 2017
White-bellied heron

Bhutan has the highest population of the White-bellied Heron equivalent to 47 percent of the global population, according to the resolution of the second international workshop on White-bellied Heron conservation held in 2015. With the financial support from international conservation and financial institutions, the long term conservation of this endangered bird was successful where the credit goes to RSPN in particular and other individual ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192515064) - White-bellied heron - Awarded $7,100 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 192515064 - Awarded $7,100 on May 01, 2017
Chacoan peccary

Increasing local awareness, environmental stewardship and empowerment of local people for the conservation of the endangered Chacoan Peccary in Argentina

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192515174) - Chacoan peccary - Awarded $10,500 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 192515174 - Awarded $10,500 on May 01, 2017
Giant Thicket Rat

The Giant thicket rat is endemic to Mt. Kenya ecosystem. The species is assessed as Endangered (EN) because its extent of occurrence (EOO) is approximately 1,913 km², all individuals are in a single location, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat. The Mt. Kenya ecosystem is an Important Bird Area (IBA) & UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192514910) - Giant Thicket Rat - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 192514910 - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2017