A severe drought in Kenya is putting giraffes, zebras and other animals at extreme risk. Can you help get water and food to these starving animals? Find out more here or donate to help the grazing wildlife here.

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

Hedgehog appeal

Hedgehog appeal
Help hedgehogs from dying out
Hedgehogs are struggling to survive in the UK. We pave over our front gardens, install impenetrable fences, and kill up to 170,000 on our roads every year. Can you imagine if we lost them forever? To save hedgehogs from freefalling to extinction, we’re redoubling our efforts. And you can help.
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Take part in Mammals on Roads

Take part in Mammals on Roads
Nobody likes seeing roadkill, but counting casualties can help conservation. Download the app and help us find out which species are at risk by telling us what you see on our nation's roads. #MammalsOnRoads
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Make your garden wildlife friendly

Make your garden wildlife friendly
Inspired to make your green space more wildlife friendly in 2022? Our easy garden guides can help you turn your patch, however big or small, into a haven for nature, from building bat boxes, to planting for pollinators.
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Latest news from PTES

Traditional orchard becomes of national significance for saproxylic insects

Our Rough Hill orchard Rough Hill is a traditional apple orchard on the banks of the river Avon in Worcestershire. People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) has owned it since 2003, when we decided to save it from neglect and hoped to discover the noble chafer beetle there (PTES had recently become the lead partner …

River wolves: how our thirst for gold is affecting giant otters of the Americas

Consequences of deforestation and mining Deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest our Conservation Partner, Adi Barocas, is busy trying to understand how gold mining is impacting one of the jungle’s largest predators: the giant otter, or river wolf (‘lobos de rio’), as they are known locally. Artisanal small-scale mining, informal digging often carried …

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