2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

Case Study Map

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded $19,505,573 to 2094 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.

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. 0925399) - Black Rhinoceros - Awarded $14,880 on July 01, 2009
Project No. 0925399 - 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. 0925400) - Blue Whale - Awarded $25,000 on July 01, 2009
Project No. 0925400 - 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. 0905381) - Myanmar star tortoise - Awarded $4,800 on June 29, 2009
Project No. 0905381 - 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. 0925378) - Black-faced Lion Tamarin - Awarded $24,983 on June 29, 2009
Project No. 0925378 - 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. 0905374) - Giraffe - Awarded $4,950 on June 28, 2009
Project No. 0905374 - 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. 0925273) - Grevy's Zebra - Awarded $18,970 on June 24, 2009
Project No. 0925273 - Awarded $18,970 on June 24, 2009
Chimpanzee

The Budongo Conservation Field Station, founded in 1990, works to conserve the Budongo Forest in western Uganda and its wildlife, notably around 650 chimpanzees. We work with one chimpanzee community in particular, the Sonso community, living in the middle of the forest where our camp is located. We also conserve other forest species, and have ongoing education and community outreach programmes.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925272) - Chimpanzee - Awarded $20,900 on June 18, 2009
Project No. 0925272 - Awarded $20,900 on June 18, 2009
Siamese Crocodile

Lake Mesangat (East Kalimantan) maintains populations of RTE species such as Tomistoma schlegelii, Crocodylus siamensis, Orlitia borneensis, Ciconia stormi and Nasalis larvatus. The future of this area and the livelihood of its traditional fishermen faces serious threats from plantation agriculture and invasive exotics. The conservation foundation, Yayasan Ulin, is working to conserve at least 6,000 hectares of this remarkable site.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925309) - Siamese Crocodile - Awarded $19,500 on June 18, 2009
Project No. 0925309 - Awarded $19,500 on June 18, 2009
Fireflies

Very little is known about the congregating firefly, genus: Pteroptyx spp. in Malaysia. The congregating fireflies' habitat is along the intertidal mangrove rivers which are currently being threaten by clearings. This project compiles a directory of the current situation of the congregating fireflies zone (CFZ), a reference for conservation,awareness, future updating, monitoring and research work. Basic research was also carried out for the ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925338) - Fireflies - Awarded $16,400 on June 18, 2009
Project No. 0925338 - Awarded $16,400 on June 18, 2009
Brown-headed Spider Monkey

The Natural Park Munchique, one of the government protected areas in the Tropical Andes, is threatened by the conversion of forests into crops and hunting pressure. The present´s work purpose is to conduct a participative monitoring of large mammals with human communities, which collects information about the actual state of health of the ecosystems, determine abundance indexes, habitat uses, and the effect of human activities.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0905336) - Brown-headed Spider Monkey - Awarded $5,000 on June 18, 2009
Project No. 0905336 - Awarded $5,000 on June 18, 2009