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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Great British Hedgerow Survey

Great British Hedgerow Survey
Some things are better joined up. Like hedgerows. And our approach to hedgerow conservation. Whoever you are and whatever interest you have in hedgerows, this project can help. Register today to survey hedgerows near you.
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Look out for mammals near you

Look out for mammals near you
Towns and cities are home to a surprising number of wild mammals and whether in a garden, allotment, a local park or churchyard, telling us what you see builds a bigger picture of the wildlife on our doorstep. Can you help us by counting your wild neighbours?
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Latest news from PTES

A mole in one

Moles get an unfair press. As part of our native fauna, there’s a lot to be said for moles, and molehills are more useful that you might imagine… Moles (Talpa europaea) are a common insectivore, akin to hedgehogs and shrews, living an almost entirely subterranean existence. Perennial stories of the mole population ‘exploding’ usually originate …

The blossom sequence: why hedgerow flowers are vital for pollinating insects

The inescapable hedgerow blossom and emerging fresh, vivid green leaves make for rewarding hedgerow walks. Watching a hedge slowly wake up is a great way to notice how many species it holds. Honeysuckle is often first to emerge, joining the ever-steady holly in leaf. Next come the thorns. One easy way of telling hawthorn and …

Make some noise for…

…the barks, screams, snorts, and chatter of our wild neighbours, says David Wembridge In the roundup of local crime figures in St Elwick’s Neighbourhood Association Newsletter Podcast, Mike Wozniak reports a case of mistaken identity: ‘On the night of the twelfth, at about two AM, police received several reports of a fight between an old …

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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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