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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $23,631,875 to 2504 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.

Asian giant tortoise

Understanding the distribution and spatial ecology of Critically Endangered Asian Giant Tortoise in Sumatra, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220529130) - Asian giant tortoise - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
Project No. 220529130 - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
Andean tiger cat

Mitigating threats and monitoring the population of the Andean Tiger Cat, at the Middle Cauca biodiversity hotspot, Colombia.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222528123) - Andean tiger cat - Awarded $8,534 on April 29, 2022
Project No. 222528123 - Awarded $8,534 on April 29, 2022
Lindu shrimp

Caridina linduensis Roux, 1904 is one of the endemic species and obligate in Lake Lindu that faced a high level of extinction due to anthropogenic activities. This project will provide the first assessment of the population of Caridina linduensis and conservation efforts to maintain their existence in the wild.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220528372) - Lindu shrimp - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
Project No. 220528372 - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
Kenya dancing-jewel

Research and Conservation of the Critically Endangered Kenya Montane Dancing Jewel (Platycypha amboniensis) in Mount Kenya

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220529140) - Kenya dancing-jewel - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
Project No. 220529140 - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
Cave scorpion

The genus Tityopsis comprise only six species of forest-dwelling scorpions distributed in the westernmost region of Cuba. The exception is Tityopsis sheylae, a cave-dwelling species discovered as recent as 2020. The reduced population of this scorpion occurs exclusively in a single cave southeast of Havana city, subjected to multiple human-induced threats.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220528770) - Cave scorpion - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
Project No. 220528770 - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
Phyllanthus gladiatus

Conservation of Phyllanthus gladiatus, an exclusive and critically endangered species from Brazil

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210528056) - Phyllanthus gladiatus - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2021
Project No. 210528056 - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2021
Central American River Turtle

Daily and Seasonal Activity Patterns of the Critically Endangered Central American River Turtle (Dermatemys mawii)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212528284) - Central American River Turtle - Awarded $7,040 on December 19, 2021
Project No. 212528284 - Awarded $7,040 on December 19, 2021
Cherry-throated tanager

Establish nest protection for the extremely rare Cherry-throated Tanager, Brazil .

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212528238) - Cherry-throated tanager - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2021
Project No. 212528238 - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2021
African golden cat

Long civil wars in South Sudan have affected peoples’ livelihoods immeasurably but led to gains in recovery of wildlife populations. Indiscriminate poaching for animal protein and income is changing the gains rapidly. The African golden cat (AGC), a new country record, is a victim of poaching as a by-catch. Our livestock seedbank project provides alternative livelihood option diverting communities from poaching to save the AGC.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210528009) - African golden cat - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2021
Project No. 210528009 - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2021
Nusair's mountain Iris

Habitat and population assessment of the rare, critically endangered and endemic Iris nusairiensis in the Syrian coastal mountains

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212527737) - Nusair's mountain Iris - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2021
Project No. 212527737 - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2021