Saving threatened habitats worldwide

World Land Trust - Rainforest Conservation in Action

  • WLT is urgently raising £250,000 for the purchase and protection of Bornean Rainforest close to the banks of the Kinabatangan River. Please donate to help us secure this crucial habitat before it is too late.


    Current total: £242,339


    Donate to Saving Kinabatangan »

  • Why support World Land Trust?


    Join Sir David Attenborough, Steve Backshall, Bill Oddie, Chris Packham and John Burton (WLT founder) to find out why supporting World Land Trust is beneficial for our natural world.

  • Challenge yourself

    Challenge yourself and make a difference

    Make 2017 a year to remember by tackling one of the adventures on your bucket list and raise money for World Land Trust.

  • Ranger Adrian. © Fundación Patagonia Natural.

    Keepers of the Wild 2020


    World Land Trust needs £750,000 to fund Keepers of the Wild until 2020. Will you help support the important work of wildlife rangers?

  • For £100 an acre you can help us create and extend wildlife reserves by purchasing land in Argentina, Ecuador and Mexico, providing safe havens for some of Earth's most vulnerable wildlife. 


    Buy an acre »

  • Steve and Helen Backshall

    Saving Kinabatangan with Steve and Helen Backshall


    This Easter, World Land Trust Patron and wildlife presenter Steve Backshall and his wife, Olympic champion rower Helen, will be kayaking 125 miles non-stop from Devizes to Westminster, to save threatened habitat in Borneo.


    Sponsor Steve and Helen »

  • For as little as £5 a month, Friends of WLT support efforts to safeguard some of the most threatened habitats on the planet.

    Saving habitats means safeguarding species. Join us and become a Friend today.


    Thank you to all of our Friends!

  • Smooth Machete Savane ©Tropical

    Who are we?

    World Land Trust is an international conservation charity that takes direct action to save rainforest and other wildlife habitats.

  • Elephant in Southern India

    Conservation achievements

    Nearly half a million acres saved and a further 2.5 million acres under protection agreements.


Roger Wilson (1949-2017)


It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of our colleague and friend Roger Wilson, one of the unsung heroes of wildlife conservation, and among the most experienced and innovative of his time.

Roger passed away peacefully on Thursday, 8 June 2017. 

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The Big Canopy Campout: get involved

Bird Race Macaw

The Big Canopy Campout brings together climbers, explorers, scientists, natural history film-makers and everyday people to value forests through adventure. On 24 June we will come together to celebrate and save these precious ecosystems.

Find out how you can join in  »

Sir David Attenborough, WLT Patron

 Why I support WLT

"The money that is given to the World Land Trust, in my estimation, has more effect on the wild world than almost anything I can think of."

Hear why Sir David supports WLT »

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