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Keyword(s): "Panthera onca"

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Conservation Program for Felids and their Prey, Costa Rica

The conservation and management program for felids and their prey began in 1994 as a jaguar (Panthera onca) research project of Costa Rica’s International Institute for Wildlife Management (ICOMVIS) at the National University (UNA). After conducting ...

Jaguar Corridor Initiative, Costa Rica

The Jaguar Corridor Initiative is an international project to establish a biological corridor, promoted by Panthera and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), with the objective of facilitating connectivity between several blocks of protected areas...

Protecting Jaguars (Panthera onca) in the Brazilian Pantanal

The Instituto Onça-Pintada (Jaguar Conservation Fund) aims to promote the conservation of the jaguar (Panthera onca), its natural prey, and habitat throughout the species’ geographical range, as well as its peaceful coexistence with humans. Recogniz...

Building Local Capacity for Wildlife Monitoring and Landscape Level Planning in Kaa-Iya National Park and the Bolivian Chaco

Together with project partners Capitanía de Alto y Bajo Isoso (CABI), Kaa-Iya National park staff, and the Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado, the Wildlife Conservation Society strengthened the capacity of Kaa-Iya National Park staff and l...

Conservation of La Amistad International Park and its Key Species in Costa Rica and Panama; Monitoring and Dissemination of Data about Flagship Species

La Amistad International Park is a vast expanse of continuous tropical forests that is ideal for long-term conservation. The park is home to some 880 species of birds, 217 species of mammals, 207 species of reptiles, and 155 species of amphibians (C...

Aros and Yaqui Rivers Habitat Conservation, Mexico

The Northern Jaguar Project (NJP) seeks to revitalize the world’s northernmost breeding jaguar (Panthera onca) population by maintaining a protected core reserve in Sonora, Mexico, while simultaneously engaging the local community in conservation eff...

Jatun Sisa Botanical Garden and Wildlife Sanctuary for Scientific Research, Plant Conservation, and Environmental Education, Ecuador

Researchers in the Ecuadorian Amazon are managing the 131-acre (53-hectare) Jatun Sisa botanical garden, which features native plant species. The garden is collecting native seeds and plants for reproduction, reforestation, environmental education, ...

Los Amigos Conservation Concession, Peru

In 2001, the Amazon Conservation Association (ACA) and its Peruvian partner, Asociación para la Conservación de la Cuenca Amazónica (ACCA), established the world's first private conservation concession. The Los Amigos Conservation Concession lies at ...

Farms with Felines, Costa Rica

The Jaguar Conservation Program, led by the National University of Costa Rica’s International Institute for Wildlife Conservation and Management, gathers information on livestock predation by felines. Predation is a concern for farmers who insist th...

Conservation of Belize's Maya Golden Landscape with a Focus on Maintaining Ecosystems, Biodiversity, and Livelihoods

This project focuses on a unique ridge-to-reef landscape in Belize’s southern district of Toledo. This is the least developed district of the country and has retained a remarkable 71.2% of its forest cover. The area is a priority for biodiversity con...

Capacity Building for Co-Management in Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve and Indigenous Territory, Bolivia

Located in the Tropical Andes of Bolivia, the Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve and Indigenous Territory is home to many threatened species, including the black spider monkey (Ateles paniscus), lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris), spectacled bear (Tremarc...

Preparing a Bi-National Guatemalan – Mexican Action Plan to Conserve the Biological Corridor between Calakmul Biosphere Reserve and Mirador – Rio Azul National Park

The “Multi-sectoral Roundtable” was reestablished on October 25, 2006, by the President of the Republic of Guatemala Oscar Berger, encompassing the natural and cultural heritage of the area including Mirador-Río Azul National Park, the Nachtun-Dos La...

Protecting Biodiversity in the Selva Maya Corridor through the Aerial Perspective

LightHawk plays a unique and critical role in conservation by taking groups on airplane flights that provide an aerial perspective of the widespread effects of unsound environmental policies and practices. These flights also provide groups with the ...

Mucuabás Project, Venezuela

The organization Xtremas is developing a pilot ecotourism project at the foothills of the highest mountains in Venezuela, along the southern boundary of the Sierra Nevada de Merida National Park, a special use area for indigenous populations. The ...

Protection of Southeastern Laguna del Tigre National Park through the Las Guacamayas Biological Station, Guatemala

Fundación ProPetén and the Las Guacamayas Biological Station helped to conserve the southeastern area of Laguna del Tigre National Park, located in the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala’s Petén region. The Park provides habitat for flagship specie...

Preventing Hunting in the Corcovado National Park and the Golfo Dulce Forestry Reserve

The Osa Conservation Area (Área de Conservación Osa – ACOSA), founded in 1991, includes the counties of Osa, Golfito, and Corredores in southern Costa Rica. The area encompasses 2,672 square miles (4,300 square kilometers) which represents 8.4% of t...

Fire Prevention, Community Management, Education and Tourism in Payne’s Creek National Park, Belize

The Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE) is implementing a fire management and prevention program in Paynes Creek National Park, located in southern Belize’s Toledo district. The park’s rare pine savannah ecosystem is being degrad...

Conservation of Tapirs (Tapirus bairdii) in La Amistad International Park

This project was implemented in Costa Rica and Panama by the Asociación Mejorando el Desarrollo Rural a Través de la Conservación de la Vida Silvestre (MERALVIS). The project researched and monitored tapirs in La Amistad to determine their range of ...

Osa Biological Corridor

The Osa Peninsula, in the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, faces a very critical situation due to a struggling local population, hunting, and habitat degradation that threaten large mammals such as the jaguar (Panthera onca) and the tapir (Tapi...

Tapir's Path Biological Corridor

Asociación de Amigos de la Naturaleza del Pacífico Central y Sur (ASANA) in Costa Rica aims to restore habitat corridors along the coastal mountain range between the Grande de Terraba and Savegre Rivers in southern Costa Rica with the Tapir’s Path Bi...

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