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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $20,005,439 to 2152 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.

Parana pine

The Parana Pine (Araucaria angustifolia) is a critically endangered species of conifer that occurs in southern Brazil. Araucaria has a history of use in past and current South American societies, as its seeds were/ are an important source of food and income. This project aims to understand how land use and management affect population dynamics of Araucaria in the highlands of southern Brazil.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180520070) - Parana pine - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 180520070 - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
Maguey azul

Agave grisea is an endemic species of the coastal sector Caletón de Don Bruno, Cienfuegos. It is categorized as Critically Endangered due to the reduction of its occupation area, low quality of habitat and continuous decrease of mature individuals. We will study the distribution, population structure, ecology and reproductive biology focused on pollination to know the implication of these aspects in survival and conservation status.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519379) - Maguey azul - Awarded $3,890 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 180519379 - Awarded $3,890 on December 20, 2018
Milky flatworm

Conservation, description and assessment of Dendrocoelum planarians of Italy

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180520056) - Milky flatworm - Awarded $3,400 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 180520056 - Awarded $3,400 on December 20, 2018
Bornean Tunnel Frog

Population survey and life history study on Limnonectes cintalubang

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519277) - Bornean Tunnel Frog - Awarded $4,480 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 180519277 - Awarded $4,480 on December 20, 2018
Chapman's Pygmy Chameleon

Last chance for survival for one of the least studied endemic reptiles of Malawi: Chapman's pygmy chameleon

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180516615) - Chapman's Pygmy Chameleon - Awarded $4,900 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 180516615 - Awarded $4,900 on December 20, 2018
Jerdon’s Courser

Rediscovering the Jerdon’s Courser: an attempt to locate the cryptic and critically endangered species

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180520032) - Jerdon’s Courser - Awarded $4,970 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 180520032 - Awarded $4,970 on December 20, 2018
Bermuda petrel

Integrating nesting habitat restoration with at-sea individual-based biomonitoring of the endangered seabird Pterodroma cahow endemic to Bermuda

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182520049) - Bermuda petrel - Awarded $22,900 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182520049 - Awarded $22,900 on December 20, 2018
Black Softshell Turtle

Conservation of the Black Softshell Turtle (Nilssonia nigricans) in Assam, India

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519786) - Black Softshell Turtle - Awarded $7,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182519786 - Awarded $7,000 on December 20, 2018
African white-backed vulture

Saving African White-backed Vultures (Gyps africanus) in Southern Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519946) - African white-backed vulture - Awarded $12,500 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182519946 - Awarded $12,500 on December 20, 2018
Caracal

African golden cats are severely threatened by poaching both as bycatch and direct hunting. We implement community-based initiatives through "pig seed banks" to improve local livelihoods while dissuading poaching and the threat it poses to African golden cats and other wildlife. This is the first-ever community-based conservation initiative on the African golden cat anywhere in the species range.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519655) - Caracal - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2018
Project No. 182519655 - Awarded $10,000 on December 20, 2018