2,742Grants to

1,709(Sub)Species

South America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 472 grants constituting a total donation of $4,402,111 for species conservation projects based in South America.

Conservation Case Studies in South America

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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521714) - Chacoan peccary - Awarded $5,000 on September 24, 2019
24-09-2019 - Chacoan peccary

Generating knowledge to assist conservation actions for the southernmost population of the Chacoan peccary (Catagonus wagneri)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520830) - Parana Pine - Awarded $12,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Parana Pine

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

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520378) - Dahl's Toad-headed Turtle - Awarded $8,000 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Dahl's Toad-headed Turtle

The Carranchina tortoise conservation project increased its population by 250 individuals, trained 500 young Zenú in conservation, declared 32 km² as protected areas and monitored 12 tortoises via satellite. Through the dissemination and promotion of tourism, it managed to raise awareness among 200,000 people and increase local tourism by 10%, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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