1,739Grants to

1,169(Sub)Species

North America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 206 grants constituting a total donation of $1,951,690 for species conservation projects based in North America.

Conservation Case Studies in North America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517270) - false ‘ohe - Awarded $9,500 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - false ‘ohe

Seed Ecology and Conservation of the Critically Endangered Hawaiian Endemic Polyscias racemosa (Araliaceae)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517028) - Cinnamodendron corticosum - Awarded $11,000 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Cinnamodendron corticosum

Cinnamodendron corticosum (Canellaceae) is a popular wild spice tree endemic to Jamaica, reportedly confined to two administrative parishes, and the IUCN Red List classifies the species as "vulnerable.” Considering the species’ assumed small geographic range, local reports of over-harvesting, and published deforestation rates in Jamaica, a systematic in-depth conservation status reassessment, through species-distribution analysis of herbarium ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172517158) - Lesser Antillean Iguana - Awarded $8,150 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - Lesser Antillean Iguana

Given the continued spread of non-native Green Iguana throughout the Lesser Antilles the regional endemic iguana, Lesser Antillean Iguana, is rapidly declining. With recent hybridization now also present on the island of St. Eustatius we are trying to stop this process, catch all non-native iguanas and prevent future invasions to thereby safeguard this populations' future.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516436) - Tanner's Spiny Lizard - Awarded $5,834 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Tanner's Spiny Lizard

Ecology, geographic distribution and conservation status of Tanner's Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus tanneri) an endemic Mexican species

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516275) - Variable Harlequin Frog - Awarded $25,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Variable Harlequin Frog

Reintroducing captive-bred Variable Harlequin Frogs (Atelopus varius) back into the wilds of Panama and conducting post-release monitoring to determine success factors.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515205) - Nehe kuhiwa - Awarded $16,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Nehe kuhiwa

Conservation of the Critically Endangered Hawaiian species Phyllostegia electra (Lamiaceae)

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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. 172515600) - Bica Anole - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Bica Anole

The Bica Anole (Norops (Anolis) bicaorum) is a poorly studied lizard species endemic to the Island of Utila, off the Caribbean side of Honduras, Central America. Our project aimed to address conservation concerns relating to populations, whilst collecting additional data and information on the distribution, abundance, morphology, behavior and ecology of this species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170515264) - Sancti Spiritus Trope - Awarded $4,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Sancti Spiritus Trope

Cuba is the center of diversification of the colorful dwarf boas’ genus Tropidophis, harboring 60% of all West Indian species. Many have restricted distribution ranges and are subjected to serious threats like habitat loss and intentional killing. The aim of this project is to provide updated baseline information on the ecology, distribution, and conservation status of the dwarf boas inhabiting the Guamuhaya Massif, central Cuba.

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