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Field Museum

Science in Action for 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.

Title: Science in Action for Conservation
Date Awarded: Apr 2002
Amount: $10,785,000
Term: 60 months
Grant ID: GBMF182
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Field Museum