1,983Grants to

1,309(Sub)Species

North America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 239 grants constituting a total donation of $2,253,715 for species conservation projects based in North America.

Conservation Case Studies in North America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521063) - Giant Sea Bass - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Giant Sea Bass

Giant Sea Bass (Stereolepis gigas) is the largest coastal bony-fish present in Baja California (Mexico) and California (US) waters, and a critically endangered species with immense cultural and ecological value. Through the collaboration of scientists, as well as local fishing communities, government and stakeholders this research program will draw on local knowledge and specialized scientific expertise to inform our understanding of this iconic ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519379) - Maguey azul - Awarded $3,890 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Maguey azul

Agave grisea is an endemic species of the coastal sector Caletón de Don Bruno, Cienfuegos. It is categorized as Critically Endangered due to the reduction of its occupation area, low quality of habitat and continuous decrease of mature individuals. We will study the distribution, population structure, ecology and reproductive biology focused on pollination to know the implication of these aspects in survival and conservation status.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182520049) - Bermuda petrel - Awarded $22,900 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Bermuda petrel

Integrating nesting habitat restoration with at-sea individual-based biomonitoring of the endangered seabird Pterodroma cahow endemic to Bermuda

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180518408) - Leafhopper - Awarded $3,500 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Leafhopper

The project aimed to know the status of the native leafhopper Duocrassana longula in endangered forests of the High Mountains of Oaxaca. Status of populations and habitat conditions are little studied in Mexico.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518901) - Cuban solenodon - Awarded $5,000 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Cuban solenodon

The Almiquí (Solenodoncubanus) is considered one of the jewels of the Cuban fauna, andthe most primitive mammals in the country. It is endemic to Cuba, is the only representative of the insectivore group. The species is categorized as Endangered on the IUCN Red List, threats which have caused this ranking are the accelerated process of habitat destructionand the proliferation of introduced predators.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518008) - Hau kuahiwi - Awarded $6,000 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Hau kuahiwi

NTBG Researchers Rediscover ‘Extinct’ Hibiscadelphus woodii (Malvaceae) in Kauai Using a Drone

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517807) - Jamaican Rock Iguana - Awarded $6,000 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Jamaican Rock Iguana

The spatial ecology and behavior of the Jamaican Rock Iguana (Cyclura collei): implications for conservation management

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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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