Northern Muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus)
Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 172515899
Northern Muriqui Conservation Program of Minas Gerais: Terrestrial and Aerial Monitoring with Ecodrones
Implement new technology and develop methodology for population monitoring with the use of an autonomous drone with infrared and HD camera to identify the Muriquis; Quantify populations of B. hypoxanthus in Minas Gerais; Implement an integrated research program with standardized methodology with multiple Muriqui population monitoring programs; Characterize the landscapes populated by Muriqui; Subsidize studies on the genetic structure of different populations, especially the most isolated; Identify populations that require management; Realize new techniques for conservation management of the Muriquis which include relocation; Create a state-wide program of remigration of populations that aren't considered viable; Model climate change variables and the impact this can have on the Muriqui; Elaborate a state-wide plan for ecocooridors and population connectivity, as highlighted by obj. 7 of the National Action Plan; Implement an environmental education campaign focused on the Muriquis as a means to obtain gains with public policy for the conservation of the Muriquis; Consolidate our results as recommendations and policy suggestions for the competent environmental agencies, especially for the elaboration of state public policy that benefit the Muriquis
- Our vehicle buyed using the entire grant donated by Mohamed bin Zayed Conservation Fund
- One specific detail in the car showing the brands that have supported our project during the last year
- The internal part of the car showing the exact space to put the drone and battery's box.
Project 172515899 location - Brazil, South America