Who we are

We’ve been standing up for wildlife for over 40 years. With the help of scientists, conservationists, landowners, and the general public, we’re working to protect our delicately balanced ecosystem by bringing our most threatened species back from the brink.

Where we work

Funded by our generous supporters, our grant programmes support the very best scientific researchers and wildlife experts out in the field. The evidence they unearth guides worldwide conservation. Browse the map below to discover the amazing wildlife we’re saving from extinction.

Latest appeal

Support a Gorilla Guardian

Support a Gorilla Guardian
Western lowland gorillas have declined by around 60% in the past 25 years, due to habitat loss, disease and poaching. Those living in Cameroon’s Campo Ma’an National Park are under particular threat of being killed for bushmeat due to the rise in demand for bushmeat.
We’re funding a pilot programme to train local tribespeople to become Gorilla Guardians, so they can protect the gorillas of Campo Ma’an and their rainforest home.
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Wild places

Wild places
Some habitats contain such a richness of life that we need to protect them at all odds. We're working to preserve ancient woodlands, hedgerows, orchards and wood pastures and parklands, as well as the countless species they support.
Habitats we're protecting
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Help endangered wildlife by raising funds

 Help endangered wildlife by raising funds
Fancy challenging your body or mind and want to help wildlife at the same time? Or maybe you’re looking for ways to raise some extra funds for us in other ways. We have plenty of ideas and resources to help you fundraise for us.
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Latest news from PTES

Getting c-rafty: innovative monitoring one of Britain’s most threatened mammals

In 2022, nine organisations took part in a trial investigating the effectiveness of using floating rafts to detect water voles by providing them floating platforms for their latrines (droppings). Water voles are naturally inquisitive, and it didn’t take long for them to explore the rafts and use them as artificial feeding platforms where they would …

Update: Emergency appeal to help the animals in Kenya affected by drought

North-eastern Kenya continues to experience its worst drought in 40 years In Garissa County, East Kenya, our colleague Dr Abdullahi Ali Hussein is fighting against the effects of the drought. Many wild animals, especially those dependent on grass, are dying due to the severely dry conditions. Giraffes, hirola antelope, desert warthogs, Beisa oryx, Grevy’s zebras, …

Exploring the Cumbrian landscape in the name of wood pasture conservation

The Wood Pasture and Parkland Network (WPPN) is a working group of conservation professionals from a number of different organisations who meet quarterly to share information, promote a wider understanding of the habitat and provide advice on its protection. We usually meet virtually, but once a year we meet in person at an exemplary or …

Let's keep in touch...

We'd love to tell you about our conservation work through our regular newsletter Wildlife World, and also how you can save endangered species through volunteering, taking action or donating. You must be 18 or over. The information that you provide will be held by People’s Trust for Endangered Species. For information on how PTES processes personal data, please see our privacy policy.

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