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.

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Will you give a dormouse a home this winter?

We need your help to provide and maintain nest boxes for dormice at woodland sites all over Britain.
The sleepy dormouse is one of our most treasured mammals, however habitat loss and fragmentation has resulted in the population declining by 50% since 2000. Our conservation work has meant that many dormice populations are doing well where conditions are just right, but others remain in decline.
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Latest News

Dormouse report shows drastic decline

Our new State of Britain's Dormice report reveals our native dormouse population has declined by half since 2000, yet at some sites, dormice numbers are increasing. Read the report and find out why some sites might be better than others and the reasons for the decline.
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Latest news from PTES

Small successes that make a big difference – camera trap programme in Ruaha

Amy Dickman, project leader of the Ruaha Carnivore Project in Tanzania, recently wrote to us about the success of the community camera trap programme. We are seeing real results now thanks to an enormous amount of hard work from Amy and her team on the ground working with the local communities, which brings a lot …

A snow leopard visit in the night

We’ve just received news from Bayara, our project leader and conservation partner in Monoglia, who’s working on protecting endangered snow leopards. In a recent visit she stayed with Ekra, a ranger of Turgen Mountain Strictly Protected Area, and his wife. Whilst she was there they had an extraordinary encounter. Bayara describes her stay: “I’ve just …

Project update – Kelp, the forests of the ocean

Danai Kontou, one of our PTES interns, is studying kelp in UK waters. Kelp are considered the forests of the ocean and provide an important habitat for many other species, forming an important part of the ocean’s biodiversity. Sadly, it is suffering a worldwide decline, as it’s vulnerable to climate change, ocean warming and acidification. …

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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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