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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.

Javan Paphiopedilum

An endangered endemic orchid: Population, distribution, and habitat characteristic study of Java Paphiopedilum (Paphiopedilum javanicum) in Mount Lawu, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190521897) - Javan Paphiopedilum - Awarded $4,815 on September 26, 2019
Project No. 190521897 - Awarded $4,815 on September 26, 2019
Greater Capricorn beetle

The use of conservation detection dogs to survey the critical endangered greater Capricorn beetle. There is only one remaining Swedish population of the species. To save the species a reintroduction programme was developed. Monitoring of the reintroduction to assess the success is crucial in the future management of the species in Sweden. This project will develop an effective monitoring method for the greater Capricorn beetle.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521247) - Greater Capricorn beetle - Awarded $7,500 on September 26, 2019
Project No. 192521247 - Awarded $7,500 on September 26, 2019
Obô Land Snail

Conservation of the threatened Obô giant land Snail Archachatina bicarinata and of the terrestrial malacological fauna of São Tomé Island, Central Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190521916) - Obô Land Snail - Awarded $4,950 on September 25, 2019
Project No. 190521916 - Awarded $4,950 on September 25, 2019
Cerrado Rocket Frog

Allobates goianus is a species that occupies temporary streams of rocky slopes and gallery forests in the Cerrado of Brazil. Since 2014, the species is reported as endangered and the main threats are habitat loss and habitat fragmentation for agro-pastoral activities. This project aims to find the species in a protected area where it has not been found for 50 years.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190521619) - Cerrado Rocket Frog - Awarded $4,900 on September 25, 2019
Project No. 190521619 - Awarded $4,900 on September 25, 2019
Ohai

Expanding an Emerging Population of Ohai (Sesbania tomentosa), an Endemic Hawaiian Coastal Legume

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521859) - Ohai - Awarded $12,500 on September 25, 2019
Project No. 192521859 - Awarded $12,500 on September 25, 2019
Tepezmaite

Conservation of Tepezmaite cycads (Ceratozamia morettii, C. brevifrons and C. tenuis) and its habitat through ecology and sensitizing local people

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521089) - Tepezmaite - Awarded $7,000 on September 25, 2019
Project No. 192521089 - Awarded $7,000 on September 25, 2019
Etruscan chub

The project is aimed at improve the conservation status of two fish species endemic to Italy: the Etruscan chub Squalius lucumonis (Bianco, 1983) and the South European nase Protochondrostoma genei (Bonaparte, 1839). For both species a decreasing population trend is reported (IUCN, 2019). The concrete conservation actions include: alien species eradication, restocking activities to support declining populations, establishment of protected areas ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521809) - Etruscan chub - Awarded $13,500 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521809 - Awarded $13,500 on September 24, 2019
Red Handfish

Conservation of the Red handfish (Thymichthys politus), potentially the world’s rarest marine fish, found only in two small sites in south-eastern Tasmania, Australia. Through monitoring via the Reef Life Survey program and focus on improving public awareness, this work aims to better inform and direct conservation effort to protect this species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521873) - Red Handfish - Awarded $17,750 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521873 - Awarded $17,750 on September 24, 2019
Tarzan chameleon

Saving the Critically Endangered Chameleon ‘Calumma tarzan’

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521772) - Tarzan chameleon - Awarded $8,000 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521772 - Awarded $8,000 on September 24, 2019
Beck's Petrel

Beck's Petrel: finding the first breeding site of a Critically Endangered seabird. "Lost" for over 75 years it's now 12 years since the rediscovery of Beck's Petrel, but it's breeding grounds remain unknown. Facing potential threats from invasive species at its colonies our priority is finding a nest site by working with local communities and researchers in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521748) - Beck's Petrel - Awarded $7,000 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521748 - Awarded $7,000 on September 24, 2019