2,274Grants to

1,458(Sub)Species

South America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 370 grants constituting a total donation of $3,518,128 for species conservation projects based in South America.

Conservation Case Studies in South America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 202524622) - Starry Night Harlequin toad - Awarded $9,000 on September 22, 2020
22-09-2020 - Starry Night Harlequin toad

Ensuring the conservation of two Threatened harlequin toads (Atelopus) in the Key Biodiversity Area Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200523538) - Austral Andean Water Frog - Awarded $5,000 on April 16, 2020
16-04-2020 - Austral Andean Water Frog

Searching for the lost Austral Andean Water Frog (Telmatobius contrerasi), an endangered and endemic species from Gualcamayo, Argentina The main objective of this project is to obtain new information that will be useful to update the conservation status of the species, including the increase in knowledge on the distributional range, assess the threats, and raise awareness on the situation of the species

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 200523847) - Leopard skunk frog - Awarded $5,000 on April 16, 2020
16-04-2020 - Leopard skunk frog

Unveiling the conservation needs of a unique, endemic and critically endangered Venezuelan high Andean frog

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522325) - Magnificent sundew - Awarded $6,500 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Magnificent sundew

Drosera magnifica (Droseraceae) – a flagship species for the conservation of an unexplored mountain complex

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192522912) - Northern Muriqui - Awarded $8,000 on December 29, 2019
29-12-2019 - Northern Muriqui

Strategic management of northern muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxhanthus) aiming at the recovery of one of the last populations of the species

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 190521619) - Cerrado Rocket Frog - Awarded $4,900 on September 25, 2019
25-09-2019 - Cerrado Rocket Frog

Allobates goianus is a species that occupies temporary streams of rocky slopes and gallery forests in the Cerrado of Brazil. Since 2014, the species is reported as endangered and the main threats are habitat loss and habitat fragmentation for agro-pastoral activities. This project aims to find the species in a protected area where it has not been found for 50 years.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521876) - Blue-throated hillstar - Awarded $10,000 on September 24, 2019
24-09-2019 - Blue-throated hillstar

Save the endemic and critically endangered Blue-throated Hillstar (Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus) from extinction in Cerro de Arcos, Ecuador.

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