2,152Grants to

1,402(Sub)Species

Case Study Map

There are currently 914 case studies available to view with selected filtering.



The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $21,038,556 to 2239 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.

Madeiran land snail

The project targets nine critically endangered land snails from the Madeira Island (Portugal), which are not recorded alive for, at least, 30 years. ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202522400) - Madeiran land snail - Awarded $10,000 on September 23, 2020
Project No. 202522400 - Awarded $10,000 on September 23, 2020
Madeiran Green Bush-Cricket

The Madeiran green bush-cricket (Psalmatophanes barretoi) is endemic to Madeira. According to the IUCN Red List, the species is vulnerable. The main threat to the species is the increasing frequency of wildfires on the island. Hence, in this project, the population and behaviour dynamics of the species from the wildfire effects will be studied based on field work, genetic and phenotypic measurements.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524104) - Madeiran Green Bush-Cricket  - Awarded $16,000 on September 22, 2020
Project No. 202524104 - Awarded $16,000 on September 22, 2020
Karomo tilapia

Enhance environmental education and conservation actions towards critically endangered Karomo tilapia “Oreochromis karomo” in Malagarasi river, Tanzania.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524534) - Karomo tilapia - Awarded $10,325 on September 22, 2020
Project No. 202524534 - Awarded $10,325 on September 22, 2020
Starry Night Harlequin toad

Ensuring the conservation of two Threatened harlequin toads (Atelopus) in the Key Biodiversity Area Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524622) - Starry Night Harlequin toad - Awarded $9,000 on September 22, 2020
Project No. 202524622 - Awarded $9,000 on September 22, 2020
Baird’s tapir

Citizen science and conservation education as tools to empower rural communities conserving threatened species in La Amistad Biosphere Reserve

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524759) - Baird’s tapir - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2020
Project No. 202524759 - Awarded $8,000 on September 22, 2020
Horstrissea dolinicola

Actions for in situ conservation of the unique population of the monotypic plant genus Horstrissea in central Crete (Greece)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202523456) - Horstrissea dolinicola  - Awarded $11,000 on April 19, 2020
Project No. 202523456 - Awarded $11,000 on April 19, 2020
Cozumel's cave sea star

Conservation status of two micro-endemic echinoderm species inhabiting a subterranean estuary in Cozumel, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200523736) - Cozumel's cave sea star - Awarded $4,950 on April 19, 2020
Project No. 200523736 - Awarded $4,950 on April 19, 2020
Cika mountain grasshopper

Strategic conservation issue for the Albanian endemic species: Cika mountain grasshopper (Peripodisma ceraunii)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202523517) - Cika mountain grasshopper - Awarded $7,750 on April 19, 2020
Project No. 202523517 - Awarded $7,750 on April 19, 2020
Bowmouth Guitarfish

Rapid assessment of the immediate conservation requirements for critically endangered guitarfish in Southern Mozambique

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202523895) - Bowmouth Guitarfish  - Awarded $10,550 on April 19, 2020
Project No. 202523895 - Awarded $10,550 on April 19, 2020
Salamandra del Pital

Population assessment of the Bolitoglossa synoria amphibian of the Cerro El Pital Natural Area, El Salvador

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202523919) - Salamandra del Pital - Awarded $13,000 on April 19, 2020
Project No. 202523919 - Awarded $13,000 on April 19, 2020