1,676Grants to

1,132(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 109 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $819,384.

Invertebrate Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516170) - Bumblebee - Awarded $3,500 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Bumblebee

Ecology and conservation of indigenous bumblebee (Bombus haemorrhoidalis Smith) in Rawalakot, Azad Jammu & Kashmir Pakistan

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170516003) - Bumble bees - Awarded $3,500 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Bumble bees

Species Inventory and Conservation Initiatives of Bumble bees (Genus- Bombus) In Manang District, Nepal

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515461) - Elkhorn coral - Awarded $12,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Elkhorn coral

The endangered Elkhorn coral is a critical reef building species that provides habitat for marine life, supports fisheries and shelters coasts. Declines of over 90%, however, have reduced populations below reproductive a threshold, with recovery unlikely without intervention. Our project will boost reproductive success by collecting gametes during spawning, fertilizing them in the lab, and growing out larvae and juvenile corals to repopulate ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170514943) - Staghorn Coral - Awarded $2,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Staghorn Coral

Identifying bleaching-resistant colonies of the endangered staghorn coral, Acropora cervicornis, in Turneffe Atoll, Belize for conservation and restoration

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513752) - Golden Sandfish - Awarded $25,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Golden Sandfish

Sea cucumbers - healthy exotic delicacies or vital ocean cleaners? India has over 200 species of these fascinating creatures and many of them have high commercial value in the East- and Southeast Asian food market. This project collects evidence to find the right balance between trade and conservation of these unconventional beauties. To know more about this squishy slimy handful study, click here.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513885) -  	Burrowing scorpion - Awarded $4,500 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Burrowing scorpion

The genus Didymocentrus comprises among the most interesting scorpions of Cuba. They have burrowing habits and are highly habitat specific. Only three species occur in Cuba, all endemic and restricted to the central region of the main island. The aim of this project is to provide updated information on the ecology, distribution and population genetic structure of these seriously threatened endemic scorpions.

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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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160513132) - Horseshoe crab  - Awarded $3,900 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Horseshoe crab

Assessment of population status and breeding ground condition for the Indian Horseshoe Crab along with a step towards its conservation through community participation

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162512739) - Drepanosticta spatulifera - Awarded $3,300 on April 21, 2016
21-04-2016 - Drepanosticta spatulifera

Study of Distribution, Characteristic Habitat and Population of Drepanosticta spatulifera (Odonata, Plastystictidae) in Mount Ungaran for Endemic Java Damselfly Conservation

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