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Woods Hole Research Center

Amazon Scenarios II

Woods Hole Research Center is using this grant to achieve large-scale biodiversity conservation in three regions of the Amazon Basin: the forested portion of Mato Grosso in southeastern Brazil, the highway corridor across the Andes, and the Amazon floodplain. Outcomes include slowed deforestation on private lands in Mato Grosso, integration of science and widened participation with regional planning process for tri-national area of Peru, Brazil, and Bolivia; and analysis of the impacts of frontier expansion on Amazon aquatic system.

Title: Amazon Scenarios II
Date Awarded: Nov 2005
Amount: $500,000
Term: 24 months
Grant ID: GBMF820
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Woods Hole Research Center