1,739Grants to

1,169(Sub)Species

Europe

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 92 grants constituting a total donation of $849,911 for species conservation projects based in Europe.

Conservation Case Studies in Europe

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517353) - Four-spotted click beetle - Awarded $5,000 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Four-spotted click beetle

The projest goal is to assess the status and distribution of Ampedus quadrisignatus and several other globaly threatened and data deficient saproxylic click beetles in oak and beech forests in central part of Dinaric Alps (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Ampedus quadrisignatus is an obligate saproxylic click beetle that is very rare throughout its range. Its populations are severely fragmented and declining due to habitat degradation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516011) - Sea spider - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Sea spider

The great forgotten: Conservation Assessment of the Iberian Sea Spiders (Pycnogonida)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515985) - Western Ruivaco - Awarded $15,600 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Western Ruivaco

Habitat restoration and population monitoring of an endangered freshwater fish endemic to the westernmost tip of Europe.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514588) - Beluga sturgeon - Awarded $13,500 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Beluga sturgeon

”Survey and Research in the Natural Habitat in the Northwest of the Black Sea, of the Criticall Endangered Anadromous Sturgeon Species” It was an extremely interesting project that helped us to continue our monitoring and research of the Flagspecies of the Danube River, Beluga Sturgeon, Russian Sturgeon and Stellate Sturgeon and make a step forward in their conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514415) - Aeolian Wall Lizard - Awarded $11,440 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Aeolian Wall Lizard

Eolizard. Vulnerability to invasion and conservation genetics of the endemic Aeolian lizard, Podarcis raffoneae

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513888) - Gran Canaria Creasted Grasshopper - Awarded $12,500 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Gran Canaria Creasted Grasshopper

The Gran Canaria Crested Grasshopper was only known from a single specimen collected in 1949 until it was rediscovered on Gran Canaria in 2015. We now started a conservation project for this species. Our aim is to study distribution and population size of the species and identify priority areas for its conservation.

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