1,924Grants to

1,262(Sub)Species

South America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 300 grants constituting a total donation of $2,773,296 for species conservation projects based in South America.

Conservation Case Studies in South America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180519681) - Mollinedia stenophylla - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Mollinedia stenophylla

Mollinedia stenophylla (Monimiaceae) is a recently rediscovered and critically endangered Angiosperm species endemics from a narrow area of rain forest in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. This project aims to perform fieldwork to collect more information about the species and samples to study the population genetics and propose measures to conservation of this species and others associated in the same area.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180520070) - Parana pine - Awarded $5,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Parana pine

The Parana Pine (Araucaria angustifolia) is a critically endangered species of conifer that occurs in southern Brazil. Araucaria has a history of use in past and current South American societies, as its seeds were/ are an important source of food and income. This project aims to understand how land use and management affect population dynamics of Araucaria in the highlands of southern Brazil.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518595) - Carvalho's Tree Toad - Awarded $3,900 on October 02, 2018
02-10-2018 - Carvalho's Tree Toad

Are forest-collected bromeliads used by frogs? Integrating field research, citizen science and outreach toward the conservation of bromeliad frogs

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517796) - Harlequin toad - Awarded $5,650 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Harlequin toad

Current Status and monitoring population trends of Harlequin toad (Atelopus mittermeieri) in Santuario de Flora y Fauna Guanentá Alto Río

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 180517572) - Calilegua Marsupial Frog - Awarded $2,500 on May 02, 2018
02-05-2018 - Calilegua Marsupial Frog

This project will implement an ecoacoustic monitoring of endangered frogs in the forest-grassland ecotone of Yungas Andean Forests in Northwestern Argentina. Representing the ecotone of montane grasslands and montane forest of Yungas where moist and cold environmental conditions predominate. This ecotone is located on the tree line of Yungas forest and could act as climatic refugia for endangered and endemic frog species of Calilegua NP.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182517982) - Black-and-chestnut Eagle - Awarded $5,000 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Black-and-chestnut Eagle

Conserving the Endangered Black-and-chestnut Eagle (Spizaetus isidori) and his habitat: the Montane Cloud Forests of Peru

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518298) - Colombian Black Spider Monkey - Awarded $10,500 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Colombian Black Spider Monkey

Community-based monitoring and conservation measures to protect the critically endangered Spider Monkey (Ateles fusciceps ssp rufiventris)

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516447) - Teleferico rubber frog                    - Awarded $5,000 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Teleferico rubber frog

Conservation status and natural history of the endemic and endangered Teleferico rubber frog, an enigmatic high altitude Venezuelan Andean frog

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516196) - Juan Fernández Firecrown - Awarded $7,650 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Juan Fernández Firecrown

Implementing habitat restoration through invasive species removal and exclusion, and engaging local students in workshops and native planting days in the National Park on Robinson Crusoe Island (Más a Tierra) of the Juan Fernandez Archipelago.

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