1,924Grants to

1,262(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 196 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,802,422.

Plant Conservation Case Studies

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. 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. 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. 180519008) - Gabal Elba Dragon Tree - Awarded $4,980 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Gabal Elba Dragon Tree

Dracaena ombet is a globally endangered tree species. In Ethiopia, it is only sparsely found in the degraded Desa’a forest. To date, no data on the tree in Ethiopia. Therefore, this project will assess the tree’s current conservation status through collecting data from field and stakeholders. Collected data will then be scientifically analysed to prepare its future conservation actions, predict suitable habitats; and train stakeholders.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182514153) - Elim Conebush - Awarded $16,000 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Elim Conebush

Safeguarding keystone fauna and flora and expanding a conservation corridor between the Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy and the Agulhas Plain, South Africa

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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. 172516424) - Cycas annaikalensis - Awarded $4,400 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Cycas annaikalensis

Conservation of Critically Endangered cycad, Cycas annaikalensis in India. Cycas annaikalensis, is the only Critically Endangered cycad species from India, known from only a single population with less than 100 individuals from Kerala state. The goal of this project is to develop a conservation strategy for the, C. annaikalensis by integrating ecological and genetic information.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516076) - Magnolia domingensis - Awarded $10,400 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Magnolia domingensis

Integrated conservation action for the Dominican Republic's threatened Magnolias - M. domingensis, M. hamorii and M. pallescens

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515519) - Pepperbark Tree - Awarded $10,000 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Pepperbark Tree

The Pepper-bark tree is Extinct in the Wild in Zimbabwe, largely due to habitat loss and over-collection for herbal medicine, however is still survives in a small number of private gardens. The Global Trees Campaign (GTC) will reintroduce this important medicinal tree back into Zimbabwe and facilitate its cultivation in home gardens to generate sustainable incomes.

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