2,334Grants to

1,486(Sub)Species

South America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 384 grants constituting a total donation of $3,631,877 for species conservation projects based in South America.

Conservation Case Studies in South America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526417) - Pilar tuco-tuco - Awarded $10,000 on April 22, 2021
22-04-2021 - Pilar tuco-tuco

Continuing conservation action through the pandemic: ensuring survival of endangered species, protection of habitats, and access to education.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212526333) - Red Siskin - Awarded $13,442 on April 22, 2021
22-04-2021 - Red Siskin

The Red Siskin Initiative is an international group working to recover this Endangered bird endemic to northern South America. This project ensures the operations of the first Red Siskin Conservation Center during the difficult times imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic and the socioeconomic crisis in Venezuela. The Center secures birds rescued from trafficking and surrendered by breeders, to start captive breeding for reintroduction.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525341) - Orchids  - Awarded $20,000 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - Orchids

LA RESERVA ORQUÍDEAS: PROTECTING THE CLOUD FOREST OF THE NORTHERN COLOMBIAN ANDES

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525284) - Parana Pine - Awarded $20,000 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - Parana Pine

The tradition of the Laklãnõ-Xokleng indians planting of Zág (Araucaria angustifolia) in the Atlantic Forest (Brazil) in times of COVID-19

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525650) - Almanegra de Ventanas - Awarded $19,000 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - Almanegra de Ventanas

This project is about the In-situ conservation of populations of three threatened and endemic Magnolia species (Magnolia guatapensis, M. polyhypsophylla and M. yarumalensis) through propagation, population monitoring and improvement and habitat conservation actions in three natural reserves in the north of the central Colombian Andes.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202525612) - Black Breasted Puffleg - Awarded $24,460 on December 17, 2020
17-12-2020 - Black Breasted Puffleg

COVID pandemic has ceased ecotourism revenue for Fundación Jocotoco's reserve network resulting in a financial deficit for operation costs.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524755) - Fomitiporia nubicola - Awarded $11,600 on September 23, 2020
23-09-2020 - Fomitiporia nubicola

Conservation of mountain biodiversity: efforts to understand Fomitiporia nubicola distribution, a Drimys exclusive fungus from threatened Cloud Forest

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