1,869Grants to

1,236(Sub)Species

South America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 296 grants constituting a total donation of $2,726,346 for species conservation projects based in South America.

Conservation Case Studies in South America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515603) - Golden Poison Frog - Awarded $7,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Golden Poison Frog

Participative monitoring population of Endemic and Endangered Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis) in Pacific Lowlands of Cauca department, Colombia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515484) - Ridge Marsupial Frog - Awarded $12,450 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Ridge Marsupial Frog

The ridge marsupial frog (Gastrotheca psychrophila) is an endemic and endangered species with a known distribution range limited to the Cordillera Oriental (Southern Ecuador). The project is aimed to assess its population range and health in the Madrigal del Podocarpus Natural Reserve, reduce its habitat degradation (remove invasive pine trees and plant native species), search for new populations and implement a wide awareness-raising campaign.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170515352) - Caceres Robber Frog - Awarded $2,450 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Caceres Robber Frog

In search of Oreobates heterodactylus, a Data Deficient species endemic to the endangered Cerrado forests and lost for 80 years

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515174) - Chacoan peccary - Awarded $10,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Chacoan peccary

Increasing local awareness, environmental stewardship and empowerment of local people for the conservation of the endangered Chacoan Peccary in Argentina

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514561) - Greenback Parrotfish - Awarded $9,750 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Greenback Parrotfish

Conservation of the endangered parrotfish Scarus tripsonosus in Brazilian water - Spatial planning and conservation modelling development in a MPA

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514563) - Boulenger’s Backpack Frog - Awarded $8,000 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Boulenger’s Backpack Frog

Conservation status of backpack frogs of the genus Cryptobatrachus (Hemiphractidae): species delimitation and geographic distribution

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513235) - Painted tree frog - Awarded $4,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Painted tree frog

Aparasphenodon pomba is a species recently described in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, which is only found in a small forest fragment not legally protected. This species is classified as critically endangered in the Brazilian list of species threatened by extinction. In our project, we are searching for new occurrence areas for A. pomba, identifying any factors/agents possibly impacting this species.

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