2,504Grants to

1,574(Sub)Species

South America

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 418 grants constituting a total donation of $3,925,931 for species conservation projects based in South America.

Conservation Case Studies in South America

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222528664) - Buffy-headed marmoset - Awarded $7,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Buffy-headed marmoset

Reducing threats from non-native invasive marmosets for the conservation of the Callithrix flaviceps in the region of Caparaó, Brazil

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222529189) - Northern muriqui - Awarded $6,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Northern muriqui

Promoting conservation of northern muriqui using drones and thermal cameras in Atlantic Forest, Brazil

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222528123) - Andean tiger cat - Awarded $8,534 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Andean tiger cat

Mitigating threats and monitoring the population of the Andean Tiger Cat, at the Middle Cauca biodiversity hotspot, Colombia.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 220528382) - Tuco-tuco cordobés - Awarded $5,000 on April 29, 2022
29-04-2022 - Tuco-tuco cordobés

Assessing the distribution and habitat use of two poorly-known threatened fossorial mammal species hazarded by land-use changes

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212528182) - Tucacas killifish - Awarded $8,300 on December 19, 2021
19-12-2021 - Tucacas killifish

Global status and conservation of Tucacas killifish: the rarest and most restricted fish in the coastal plains of Venezuela. A project where the study of populations and their habitat will be combined with dissemination and awareness for the conservation of the species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212528355) - Caquetá titi monkey - Awarded $13,500 on December 19, 2021
19-12-2021 - Caquetá titi monkey

In search of local people to design and implement community-based conservation strategies for the critically endangered Plecturocebus caquetensis in Piamonte, Colombia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 212527355) - Paposo snail - Awarded $8,000 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Paposo snail

Ecology and conservation of the snail Chilina angusta: A species of the Atacama Desert threatened of extinction.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 210527048) - Giant Patagonian bumblebee - Awarded $5,000 on September 29, 2021
29-09-2021 - Giant Patagonian bumblebee

SAVING THE PATAGONIAN GIANT BUMBLEBEE FROM EXTINCTION BY REMOVING ITS MAIN THREAT, THE INVASIVE BUFF TAILED BUMBLEBEE. Bombus dahlbomii, the world's largest bumblebee has drastically declined since the invasion of European Bombus terrestris following commercial introduction in Chile for crop pollination. By downregulating the importation of colonies and reducing the local densities of this invader we expect the recovery of B. dahlbomii ...

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