2,504Grants to

1,574(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 320 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $2,918,196.

Reptile Conservation Case Studies

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. 220529130) - Asian giant tortoise - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Asian giant tortoise

Understanding the distribution and spatial ecology of Critically Endangered Asian Giant Tortoise in Sumatra, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525344) - Utila Spiny-tailed Iguana  - Awarded $15,225 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - Utila Spiny-tailed Iguana

Emergency funds to maintain active species research, environmental education and conservation efforts amid a global pandemic on Utila Island, Honduras.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525536) - Central American River Turtle - Awarded $20,000 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - Central American River Turtle

Ensuring Continued Operations of the Hicatee Conservation Research Center for the Critically Endangered Central American River Turtle, Dermatemys mawii

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202521753) - Rote Island snake-necked turtle - Awarded $4,500 on September 22, 2020
22-09-2020 - Rote Island snake-necked turtle

Genetic screening of the European captive population of Roti island snake-necked turtle (Chelodina mccordi) for future reintroduction.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200523533) - Cuban Khaki Trope - Awarded $4,500 on April 16, 2020
16-04-2020 - Cuban Khaki Trope

Dwarf boas or tropes of the genus Tropidophis are small and colorful snakes occurring in the West Indies and South America. Seventeen species occur in Cuba, half of the world’s species and all of them are endemic to this archipelago. Many of these species have limited distributions and are seriously threatened, such as the Cuban Khaki Trope (Tropidophis hendersoni), the main target of this project.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190522493) - Tana Delta smooth snake - Awarded $4,910 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Tana Delta smooth snake

In search of a long-lost Kenyan endemic snake: a case study of Tana Delta Smooth Snake Meizodon krameri Schätti, 1985

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