2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 165 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,200,195.

Invertebrate Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521247) - Greater Capricorn beetle - Awarded $7,500 on September 26, 2019
26-09-2019 - Greater Capricorn beetle

The use of conservation detection dogs to survey the critical endangered greater Capricorn beetle. There is only one remaining Swedish population of the species. To save the species a reintroduction programme was developed. Monitoring of the reintroduction to assess the success is crucial in the future management of the species in Sweden. This project will develop an effective monitoring method for the greater Capricorn beetle.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190521916) - Obô Land Snail - Awarded $4,950 on September 25, 2019
25-09-2019 - Obô Land Snail

Conservation of the threatened Obô giant land Snail Archachatina bicarinata and of the terrestrial malacological fauna of São Tomé Island, Central Africa

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192519761) - Barber's Cape Flats Ranger	 - Awarded $10,298 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Barber's Cape Flats Ranger

Securing the Future of Barber's Cape Flats Ranger and the False Bay Unique Ranger - A Butterfly Conservation Project.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190520172) - Thick shelled river mussel - Awarded $4,490 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Thick shelled river mussel

Conservation of the endangered mussel Unio crassus in the Southern Bug River (Ukraine), which is under threat of hydrotechnical construction

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190510258) - Giant tri-coloured African millipede - Awarded $4,932 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Giant tri-coloured African millipede

Assessment of distribution and conservation of the giant African millipede Pelmatojulus tectus re-discovered after 120 years in Littoral forest, Cameroon

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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. 180517901) - grasshoppers - Awarded $2,500 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - grasshoppers

Photographic documentation of the Orthoptera fauna of KhyberPakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180514904) - Cameroon Giant Fire Millipede - Awarded $5,000 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Cameroon Giant Fire Millipede

Pelmatojulus excisus is a giant millipede known only in some restricted areas in Cameroon rainforest. Despite their ecological importance, this giant endemic species has received no conservation attention and remain known as Not Listed in IUCN RedList. The current study intend to Identify the status and distribution of the target species; provide data on its ecology and develop conservation measures.

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