1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

Case Study Map

There are currently 765 case studies available to view with selected filtering.



The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $17,506,771 to 1869 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.

Victotria Tilapia

Victoria tilapia (Oreochromis variabilis), cichlid fish species endemic to lakes Victoria and Kyoga is critically endangered; therefore it’s at risk of being extinct in the wild. This project will contribute to reviving the populations of critically endangered Victoria tilapia in Lake Nawampasa through working with fishing communities to address threats to this fish species and its habitats.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182515042) - Victotria Tilapia - Awarded $8,500 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 182515042 - Awarded $8,500 on May 01, 2017
Rara Lake Frog

Rara Lake Frogs (Nanorana rarica) are endemic to Nepal and have been reported only from Rara lake (2,990m asl) situated at Rara National Park, mid western Nepal.The species was described by Dubois & Matsui, 1983 as a completely new species with morphometric measurements only while the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2004) has placed it under the Data Deficient (DD) category.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180511231) - Rara Lake Frog                    - Awarded $2,500 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 180511231 - Awarded $2,500 on May 01, 2017
Botucatu Escuerzo

Status review update of Proceratophrys moratoi: a endemic toad of Brazilian Cerrado

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182515125) - Botucatu Escuerzo - Awarded $2,425 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 182515125 - Awarded $2,425 on May 01, 2017
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. 182515603) - Golden Poison Frog - Awarded $7,500 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 182515603 - 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. 182515484) - Ridge Marsupial Frog - Awarded $12,450 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 182515484 - 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. 180515352) - Caceres Robber Frog - Awarded $2,450 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 180515352 - 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. 182515600) - Bica Anole - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 182515600 - 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. 180515264) - Sancti Spiritus Trope - Awarded $4,000 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 180515264 - 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. 182515524) - Keyserling’s Wonder Gecko - Awarded $12,000 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 182515524 - 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. 182515082) - Royal Cinclodes - Awarded $3,500 on May 01, 2017
Project No. 182515082 - Awarded $3,500 on May 01, 2017