2,094Grants to

1,371(Sub)Species

South America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 332 grants constituting a total donation of $3,028,326 for species conservation projects based in South America.

Conservation Case Studies in South America

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. 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. 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. 182519121) - Masaduera Rayadito - Awarded $5,650 on September 30, 2018
30-09-2018 - Masaduera Rayadito

The Masafuera Rayadito, globally listed as Critically Endangered, is endemic to a single island, Isla Alejandro Selkirk, Chile. The loss of critical breeding habitat and predation by invasive cats and rodents are responsible for the alarming decline of this species. To address these threats, we developed and improved our programs of artificial nesting boxes and invasive plant control with local community support.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518635) - Santa Marta White-fronted Capuchin - Awarded $12,000 on September 29, 2018
29-09-2018 - Santa Marta White-fronted Capuchin

Our project is aimed at reducing and preventing threats to populations of the Santa Marta White-fronted Capuchin (Cebus malitiosus), and to its habitat in the Sierra Nevada (Magdalena) in Colombia, through a participative and articulated strategy involving research, education, training, local-community involvement and interinstitutional action.

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