Grant Name:

Science in Action for Conservation

  • Date Awarded:
    Apr 2002
  • Amount:
  • Term:
    60 months
  • Grant ID:
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation

The Field Museum is using this grant to create additional critical refuges for biodiversity in the Andes and Amazon regions, while building a base for lasting conservation throughout South America. Outcomes include the survey and evaluation of lands for potential creation of five new protected areas, implementation of management for a minimum of 1.5 million hectares, increased local conservation capacity, and deployment of science-based practical tools.

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Nov 2016 Strengthening Governance in the Chiribiquete-Caquetá (Colombia) and Ampiyacu (Peru) Mosaics. Environmental Conservation 36 months $1,000,000
Oct 2015 Advancing Large-scale Conservation Opportunities in Northern Loreto, Peru Environmental Conservation 24 months $500,000
Aug 2012 Zoning for Conservation in Loreto, Peru Environmental Conservation 30 months $1,636,588
Nov 2008 Creating New Protected Areas and building local capacity in Peru and Bolivia Environmental Conservation 40 months $1,842,210
Apr 2002 Science in Action for Conservation Environmental Conservation 60 months $10,785,000
Nov 2001 Cordillera Azul National Park Environmental Conservation 31 months $2,000,000

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