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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $18,496,150 to 1982 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.

Dominican Cherry Palm

Este proyecto tiene como Objetivos La Elaboración de un Plan de Acción para la Conservación de Pseudophoenix ekmanii Burret, especie de palma endémica de Barahona, República Dominicana, el Caribe Biodiversidad de la Isla Hotspot, es ejecutado por el Jardín Botánico Nacional. Nos Looke para Determinar el estado de conservación, su rango de distribución actual, Aumentar el número de poblaciones, y el documento de las ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925390) - Dominican Cherry Palm - Awarded $25,074 on July 01, 2009
Project No. 1925390 - Awarded $25,074 on July 01, 2009
Hirola Antelope

Since 2009, we have been investigating the ecological relations between the globally-endangered hirola antelope (Beatragus hunteri), Somali pastoralists, and their livestock in Ijara and Fafi Districts, Kenya. Unlike many globally-endangered species, the range of hirola occurs entirely outside of formally-protected areas; thus, their fate hinges on our ability to educate and instill tolerance in Somali pastoralists whose livestock co-occur and ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925391) - Hirola Antelope - Awarded $25,000 on July 01, 2009
Project No. 1925391 - Awarded $25,000 on July 01, 2009
Hirola Antelope

The Hirola is Africa’s most endangered antelope occurring predominantly in north-eastern Kenya (around 152 animals remaining), particularly within the 19,000 hectare Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy. By developing and supporting community conservation initiatives such as protecting and monitoring Hirola, as well as community-led grazing management, the Hirola could be prevented from being the first genus to go extinct in modern ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925392) - Hirola Antelope - Awarded $23,200 on July 01, 2009
Project No. 1925392 - Awarded $23,200 on July 01, 2009
Oud, Agarwood, Eaglewood, Krassana, gaharu

The Critically Endangered Aquilaria crassna – source of one the world’s highest priced non-timber-forest products – and a number of other rare plants including rattan and bamboo species, are of vital socio-economic importance for the people living in the forests of southern Cambodia. Threatened by construction work, this project implements ex and in-situ species recovery measures to ensure their conservation while maintaining ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925394) - Oud, Agarwood, Eaglewood, Krassana, gaharu - Awarded $10,900 on July 01, 2009
Project No. 1925394 - Awarded $10,900 on July 01, 2009
Black Rhinoceros

This project aimed to provide security and protection to the critically endangered black rhinos in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, a 62,000 acre wildlife reserve in northern Kenya. With 65 and 46 animals, Lewa holds over 10% and 12% of black and white rhinos in Kenya respectively. Provision of maximum security and protection to rhinos, through round the clock surveillance is critical to ensure their continued survival.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925399) - Black Rhinoceros - Awarded $14,880 on July 01, 2009
Project No. 1925399 - Awarded $14,880 on July 01, 2009
Blue Whale

The Alfaguara (blue whale) Project has contributed important scientific information on the species, making it one of the best known populations of blue whales in southern hemisphere. The project is a successful replicable integral model which innovative approach for nature conservation is increasing local capacities and involving coastal communities in the conservation process, while promoting sustainable development of high quality ecotourism.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925400) - Blue Whale - Awarded $25,000 on July 01, 2009
Project No. 1925400 - Awarded $25,000 on July 01, 2009
Myanmar star tortoise

The project engaged local communities, authorities, and sanctuary staff to change local attitudes and practices to enable the successful reintroduction of the CR Myanmar Star tortoise into its native habitat in Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary. Interventions included support for patrols and increased use of fuel efficient stoves. Project monitoring indicates success in reducing use of sanctuary resources.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1905381) - Myanmar star tortoise - Awarded $4,800 on June 29, 2009
Project No. 1905381 - Awarded $4,800 on June 29, 2009
Black-faced Lion Tamarin

This project was a relevant part on the effort of the “Black-faced Lion Tamarin Conservation Program” to change the species critically endangered status through integrating Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development. Outcomes from this project are going to be relevant to improve management design and conservation strategies to the tamarins’ and its habitat.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925378) - Black-faced Lion Tamarin - Awarded $24,983 on June 29, 2009
Project No. 1925378 - Awarded $24,983 on June 29, 2009
Giraffe

Research on the giraffe populations of northern and central Botswana.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1905374) - Giraffe - Awarded $4,950 on June 28, 2009
Project No. 1905374 - Awarded $4,950 on June 28, 2009
Grevy's Zebra

The Grevy’s Zebra Trust conserves Grevy’s zebra, one of Africa's most endangered large mammals, in the community rangelands of northern Kenya. It secures Grevy’s zebra populations from illegal killing and persecution through its Grevy’s Zebra Ambassador Programme in collaboration with local Samburu and Turkana communities. Community Ambassadors protect and monitor Grevy's zebra and spread the message of conservation to ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1925273) - Grevy's Zebra - Awarded $18,970 on June 24, 2009
Project No. 1925273 - Awarded $18,970 on June 24, 2009