2,274Grants to

1,458(Sub)Species

Case Study Map

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $21,538,428 to 2274 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.

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
Blue-throated hillstar

Save the endemic and critically endangered Blue-throated Hillstar (Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus) from extinction in Cerro de Arcos, Ecuador.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521876) - Blue-throated hillstar - Awarded $10,000 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521876 - Awarded $10,000 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
Chacoan peccary

Generating knowledge to assist conservation actions for the southernmost population of the Chacoan peccary (Catagonus wagneri)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521714) - Chacoan peccary - Awarded $5,000 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521714 - Awarded $5,000 on September 24, 2019
Irrawaddy dolphin

Protection of Cambodia's coastal Irrawaddy dolphin through research, conservation, and outreach.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521773) - Irrawaddy dolphin - Awarded $12,000 on September 24, 2019
Project No. 192521773 - Awarded $12,000 on September 24, 2019
Gador's snapdragon

Gadoria falukei (Plantaginaceae) is an Angiosperm species critically endangered, recently discovered, endemic from a unique locality of the Sierra de Gádor in Almeria province, Spain. This project aims to perform fieldwork to search for new locations of the specie, conduct a comprehensive census, and know its genetic structure. All to assess its real threat and propose measures to ensure its conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520359) - Gador's snapdragon - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520359 - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
Parana Pine

The tradition of the Laklãnõ-Xokleng indians planting of Zág (Araucaria angustifolia) in the Atlantic Forest (Brazil)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520830) - Parana Pine - Awarded $12,000 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520830 - Awarded $12,000 on April 28, 2019
Rhododendron retrorsipilum

Conserving the poorly known endemic rhododendrons of Papua New Guinea

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520146) - Rhododendron retrorsipilum - Awarded $15,000 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520146 - Awarded $15,000 on April 28, 2019
Çalbalı Bush-cricket

PRICELESS OR WORTHLESS: CONSERVING PSORODONOTUS EBNERI, ONE OF THE 100 AMAZING SPECIES ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520509) - Çalbalı Bush-cricket   - Awarded $10,500 on April 28, 2019
Project No. 192520509 - Awarded $10,500 on April 28, 2019