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Case Study Map

There are currently 825 case studies available to view with selected filtering.



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.

Narayanghat Whipping Frog

Study of the Data Deficient Narayanghat Whipping Frog (Polypedates zed) from Chitwan District, Nepal.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190516858) - Narayanghat Whipping Frog - Awarded $1,500 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 190516858 - Awarded $1,500 on December 19, 2017
Lesser Antillean Iguana

Given the continued spread of non-native Green Iguana throughout the Lesser Antilles the regional endemic iguana, Lesser Antillean Iguana, is rapidly declining. With recent hybridization now also present on the island of St. Eustatius we are trying to stop this process, catch all non-native iguanas and prevent future invasions to thereby safeguard this populations' future.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192517158) - Lesser Antillean Iguana - Awarded $8,150 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 192517158 - Awarded $8,150 on December 19, 2017
Tolley's Forest Chameleon

Conservation status of Tolley’s Forest Chameleon (Kinyongia tolleyae), a new species recently discovered in the Albertine Rift of Uganda

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192510461) - Tolley's Forest Chameleon - Awarded $7,950 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 192510461 - Awarded $7,950 on December 19, 2017
Pig-nosed turtle

The pig-nosed turtle (Carettochelys insculpta) is frequently harvested by subsistence communities and trafficked through Asia. This research project is developing genetic wildlife forensic techniques to help combat the illegal trade and providing sustainability and environmental education to remote communities in New Guinea that harvest the turtles.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192517172) - Pig-nosed turtle - Awarded $8,500 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 192517172 - Awarded $8,500 on December 19, 2017
Yellow-breasted Bunting

Searching for stop-over and wintering sites of the rapidly declining western Yellow-breasted Bunting (Emberiza aureola aureola)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190516936) - Yellow-breasted Bunting - Awarded $4,147 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 190516936 - Awarded $4,147 on December 19, 2017
Javan Slow Loris

Little Fireface Project: Conserving Critically Endangered slow loris and other obscure and forgotten nocturnal mammals through ecology, education and empowerment.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192516697) - Javan Slow Loris - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 192516697 - Awarded $10,000 on December 19, 2017
Sumatran orangutan

Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction at Jantho Nature Reserve, Indonesia - This project is actively expanding the wild distribution and population size of the Critically Endangered Sumatran orangutan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192517180) - Sumatran orangutan - Awarded $12,500 on December 19, 2017
Project No. 192517180 - Awarded $12,500 on December 19, 2017
Flat-headed Cat

Distribution and conservation status of the flat headed cat, Prionailurus planiceps in Brunei Darussalam

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192516735) - Flat-headed Cat  - Awarded $8,000 on December 18, 2017
Project No. 192516735 - Awarded $8,000 on December 18, 2017
Bay cat

Long-term Felid Conservation in the Rungan River Landscape, Indonesian Borneo

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190516870) - Bay cat  - Awarded $5,000 on December 18, 2017
Project No. 190516870 - Awarded $5,000 on December 18, 2017
Stone flower

Assessment of Conservation Status and Development of the Red list for Western Ghats Usneoid Lichens

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 1905199) - Stone flower - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
Project No. 1905199 - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017