2,566Grants to

1,625(Sub)Species

North America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 308 grants constituting a total donation of $2,906,023 for species conservation projects based in North America.

Conservation Case Studies in North America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222530423) - Puerto Rican crested toad - Awarded $15,450 on December 20, 2022
20-12-2022 - Puerto Rican crested toad

Determining population size and habitat usage is critical for the restoration of breeding sites for the Puerto Rican crested toad

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220529355) - Cora Mud Turtle - Awarded $5,000 on September 21, 2022
21-09-2022 - Cora Mud Turtle

Conserving newly discovered Kinosternid turtle endemic in coastal plain western Mexico.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222528528) - Spiculate Toad - Awarded $15,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Spiculate Toad

Understanding movement patterns in response to habitat disturbance is key to the conservation of a Mexican endangered toad Incilius spiculatus

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220529182) - Tlalocohyla  - Awarded $4,950 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Tlalocohyla

Developing a conservation action plan for a newly discovered, possibly critically endangered, Hylid frog endemic to a single wetland in northern Costa Rica

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220528770) - Cave scorpion - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Cave scorpion

The genus Tityopsis comprise only six species of forest-dwelling scorpions distributed in the westernmost region of Cuba. The exception is Tityopsis sheylae, a cave-dwelling species discovered as recent as 2020. The reduced population of this scorpion occurs exclusively in a single cave southeast of Havana city, subjected to multiple human-induced threats.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526908) - Guatemalan Beaded lizard - Awarded $9,000 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Guatemalan Beaded lizard

Guatemalan Critically Endangered Reptile Conservation Program: Ensuring the survival and viability of the Guatemalan Beaded Lizard and Campbell´s Alligator Lizard

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526677) - Gundlach's Hawk - Awarded $8,500 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Gundlach's Hawk

Reproductive Biology of Two Endangered Raptors: Accipiter gundlachi and Accipiter striatus fringilloides, Implications Towards a Local Conservation Management Strategy

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210526640) - Pico Blanco Tree Frog - Awarded $4,000 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Pico Blanco Tree Frog

In-situ conservation of the treefrog Isthmohyla pictipes in a tropical cloud forest of Costa Rica The Pico Blanco Treefrog, Isthmohyla pictipes, is a Critically Endangered anuran endemic to Costa Rica, where it occurs along pristine streams of tropical cloud forests above 1500 masl. In this project, we will monitor a relict population to gain a better understanding of its conservation status in Costa Rica.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526612) - Baird's tapir - Awarded $12,500 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Baird's tapir

Participatory education and formation of biological corridors, for the conservation of the tapir and its habitat in Mahogany Park, Nicaragua.

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