2,334Grants to

1,486(Sub)Species

South America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 395 grants constituting a total donation of $3,731,017 for species conservation projects based in South America.

Conservation Case Studies in South America

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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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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