1,982Grants to

1,308(Sub)Species

Europe

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 107 grants constituting a total donation of $966,654 for species conservation projects based in Europe.

Conservation Case Studies in Europe

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520359) - Gador's snapdragon - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - 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. 182518977) - Mediterranean Pillow Coral   - Awarded $6,500 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Mediterranean Pillow Coral

Conservation actions for monitoring and protecting the endangered and the only reef-like structured species in the Mediterranean Sea, Cladocora caespitosa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518082) - Russian sturgeon - Awarded $17,000 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Russian sturgeon

Research and conservation of wild sturgeon and and their aquatic habitat from the Northwest of Black Sea

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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. 172516417) - Apennine yellow-bellied toad - Awarded $8,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Apennine yellow-bellied toad

The objective of our project is to ensure the persistence of Bombina pachypus in Liguria (NW Italy) through habitat restoration and the establishment of new populations. The project is a continuation of the funded project n. 152510524, achieving all stated objectives: we clarified the causes of the species decline, identified new populations, developed and tested a sustainable reintroduction method, carried out releases and habitat management.

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