Where we work
Acknowledging the importance of the ecological, socioeconomic and cultural differences within the jaguar’s distribution in Brazil, the Jaguar Conservation Fund / Instituto Onça-Pintada develops and supports research and conservation projects in the five Brazilian biomes where the species occurs: Amazon, Cerrado, Caatinga, Atlantic Forest and Pantanal.
The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical forest in the world and harbors the largest continuous population of jaguars. In this biome, the Jaguar Conservation Fund / Instituto Onça-Pintada works in Cantão State Park, Tocantins state. Read More
The Caatinga is a semi-arid biome and the only biome endemic to Brazil. Here, the Jaguar Conservation Fund / Instituto Onça-Pintada develops research in the Serra da Capivara and Serra das Confusões National Parks.Read More
The Cerrado, known as Brazilian savannah, is characterized by vegetation types that vary from open grasslands to forest formations. In this biome, the Jaguar Conservation Fund / Instituto Onça-Pintada works in Emas National Park, Goiás state, and has already implemented projects in the Uruçuí-Una Ecological Station and the Nascentes do Rio Parnaíba National Park. Read More
With 1800 km, the Araguaia River is one of the largest rivers of central Brazil. Its springs are located in the Cerrado and it flows northwards into the Amazon biome. The river is a potential biodiversity corridor, where the Jaguar Conservation Fund works along the entire extension of the river.Read More
The Atlantic Forest is the most threatened Brazilian biome. Here, the Jaguar Conservation Fund / Instituto Onça-Pintada supports research projects in the Serra do Mar and Carlos Botelho State Parks, São Paulo state. Read More
The Pantanal is the largest seasonal flood plain of the world and one of the most important strongholds for jaguars and their prey. In the Pantanal, the Jaguar Conservation Fund / Instituto Onça-Pintada develops projects on the Caiman Ecological Refuge and Barranco Alto farm, both Mato Grosso do Sul state. Read More