2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 217 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,986,107.

Plant Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522325) - Magnificent sundew - Awarded $6,500 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Magnificent sundew

Drosera magnifica (Droseraceae) – a flagship species for the conservation of an unexplored mountain complex

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520359) - Gador's snapdragon - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Gador's snapdragon

Gadoria falukei (Plantaginaceae) is an Angiosperm species critically endangered, recently discovered, endemic from a unique locality of the Sierra de Gádor in Almeria province, Spain. This project aims to perform fieldwork to search for new locations of the specie, conduct a comprehensive census, and know its genetic structure. All to assess its real threat and propose measures to ensure its conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520830) - Parana Pine - Awarded $12,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Parana Pine

The tradition of the Laklãnõ-Xokleng indians planting of Zág (Araucaria angustifolia) in the Atlantic Forest (Brazil)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519816) - Welwitschia - Awarded $13,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Welwitschia

Filling the gap of knowledge for a science-based assessment of the conservation status for an iconic species (i.e. Welwitschia mirabilis).

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519216) - African Violet - Awarded $8,500 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - African Violet

Conservation of a critically endangered African violet through the management of its pollinator diversity in Taita Hills, Kenya

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519681) - Mollinedia stenophylla - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Mollinedia stenophylla

Mollinedia stenophylla (Monimiaceae) is a recently rediscovered and critically endangered Angiosperm species endemics from a narrow area of rain forest in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. This project aims to perform fieldwork to collect more information about the species and samples to study the population genetics and propose measures to conservation of this species and others associated in the same area.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519970) - Buchanania barberi - Awarded $4,850 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Buchanania barberi

Buchanania barberi (Anacardiaceae) is a Critically Endangered evergreen tree, endemic to the Southern Western Ghats of Kerala, India. The species is on the verge of extinction and remaining with two adult individuals. The project aims to develop baseline data, store seeds, germinate seeds, produce seedlings, their transplant and develop environment education campaign. The information generated will help to develop the conservation action plan.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180520070) - Parana pine - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Parana pine

The Parana Pine (Araucaria angustifolia) is a critically endangered species of conifer that occurs in southern Brazil. Araucaria has a history of use in past and current South American societies, as its seeds were/ are an important source of food and income. This project aims to understand how land use and management affect population dynamics of Araucaria in the highlands of southern Brazil.

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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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