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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.

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Help us support an innovative community-led project to ensure the survival of Mongolia's majestic snow leopards.
Habitat loss and fragmentation caused by mining and development are huge threats to the snow leopard population in Mongolia. Poaching of their body parts for traditional medicine and persecution from local herders are also having a detrimental effect. It is thought there could be as few as 4000 snow leopards left in the wild and it is vital that we act now before it’s too late.
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The Northern river terrapin and the race against extinction

On the night before Holi, as the country prepared for the festival of colours, Shailendra Singh sat on a lonely motorboat along the forests of Sundarbans, waiting for a critically endangered riverine turtle to crawl out of the waters and lay eggs. The Batagur baska was suspected to be extinct in the wild, but Singh, an aquatic …

How and why hazel dormice hibernate

Hibernation strategy There are three main strategies that animals use to help them get through the winter months. They migrate and move away from harsh weather; they adapt by growing thicker fur and storing food, or they hibernate. Hibernation is often referred to as a ‘sleep’ but it’s a very special type of sleep. The …

Living with Persian leopards – An extraordinary co-existence

We’ve been funding Mohammad Farhadinia and his team in Iran since 2013. Their work has been a pioneering effort to understand conservation needs of Persian leopards, to apply novel and practical solutions to resolve the conservation problems and to raise the awareness for leopard conservation in Iran, and abroad. Face to face In mid-December 2019, …

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