1,620Grants to

1,096(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 22 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $278,350.

Fungi Conservation Case Studies


Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512330) - Boreal Felt Lichen - Awarded $10,000 on April 20, 2016
20-04-2016 - Boreal Felt Lichen

Developing conservation strategies for the critically endangered lichen Erioderma pedicellatum in Kamchatka

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152510692) - Galapagos Spiny Gladiator Lichen - Awarded $15,000 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Galapagos Spiny Gladiator Lichen

Assessing Galapagos endemic Lichens for the Global Fungal Red List Initiative: For almost ten years the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands has worked on a species inventory of lichens, a neglected, yet highly diverse group of organisms. Our project now focuses on assessing the conservation status of endemic lichen species in the archipelago, working on the first IUCN red-list of Galapagos Lichens.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 150510598) - Hot Dots - Awarded $3,000 on April 22, 2015
22-04-2015 - Hot Dots

First Conservation and IUCN Red List Assessment of Endangered North American Lichens

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510227) - Loyo - Awarded $20,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Loyo

Conservation of threatened fungi in Chile. Our objective is measure the impacts of harvesting on the mycelium, and determine whether different harvesting techniques can play an important role for the survival of Boletus loyo. Also, educate the people of the indigenous communities so they harvest correctly and respectfully towards the species through teaching them what fungi are, and which endangered species live in their forests.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14054653) - Lichens - Awarded $5,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - Lichens

Assessment of Several Epiphytic Lichens Conservation Status and Development of the National Red List for Armenia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13257489) - Tree lungwort                                           - Awarded $15,000 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Tree lungwort

Lichens are mutualistic symbiotic organisms composed of fungal and green-algal partners. This project aims at mapping the distribution of lichens species on Mount Kilimanjaro including new species and studying the population genetics of Lobaria pulmonaria, a widespread but regionally threatened forest macro-lichen. The findings will enhance efforts on African tropical montane forest conservation so as to mitigate the effects of environmental ...

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