- Addax, Critically Endangered
- Scimitar-horned oryx, Extinct in the wild
- Dama gazelle, Critically Endangered
- Nubian bustard, Near Threatened
- Dorcas gazelle, Vulnerable
- Slender-horned gazelle, Endangered
- Saharan cheetah subspecies, Critically Endangered (compared to the vulnerable status of the species as a whole).
- Tim Wacher is the lead scientist on this project
Partners and sponsors
- This project was initiated by the Sahara Conservation Fund (SCF) with financial support from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.