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Palm isalnds in the extension of the Barba Azul © Bennett Hennessey/Asociacian Armonia  

Barba Azul Nature Reserve doubles in size

A recent land purchase part funded by Buy an Acre funds from World Land Trust (WLT) has more than doubled the size of Barba Azul Nature Reserve in the heart of Bolivia's Beni savanna. Asociación Armonía, WLT's Bolivian conservation partner, has purchased 14,827 acres (6,000 hectares) of savanna and palm forest island habitat.

Donations to WLT's Buy an Acre appeal are used to purchase land for conservation in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico.

 

 

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Cerro-prieto Cerro de la Luz © Roberto Pedraza   Bezoar Goats on a hillside © FPWC   Mountains of the Khe Nuoc Trong © Viet Nature/Hoang Thanh Ha

WLT saves area of remote Mexican wilderness

WLT has funded an extension to the remote Cerro-Prieto Cerro de la Luz reserve in Mexico’s Sierra Gorda thanks to donations from two corporate supporters..

 

Bezoar Goat video reflects conservation success

A video recording of a large herd of Bezoar Goats streaming over a hillside in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge is testament to successful wildlife protection measures

 

Carbon Balanced is an effective response to climate change

Through WLT's Carbon Balanced programme, individuals and companies can do their bit to counteract their unavoidable contribution to global warming

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Rebuilt Visitor Centre © Guyra Paraguay   Roger Wilson(left) and Pham Tuan Anh   Guapi Assu Bird Lodge © Alan Martin

Out of the ashes: Guyra Paraguay reopens visitor centre

The new Kangüery visitor centre in Paraguay’s Guyra Reta Reserve has opened, a year after the original building was destroyed by fire. WLT supporters donated generously to the rebuilding costs

 

 

Viet Nature: new WLT partner, new Carbon Balanced project

Under the terms of an exciting new partnership agreement, WLT is working with Viet Nature to develop a Carbon Balanced project in the Khe Nuoc Trong area of north central Vietnam

 

 

REGUA offers an outstanding volunteer opportunity

Reserva Ecológica de Guapi Assu (REGUA) seeks a volunteer lodge host for the Guapi Assu Bird Lodge. Good organisation and interpersonal skills required - and a love of wildlife, of course

 

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Asian Pied Hornbills © Nathan Wood   Thetford Otter © Martin Woodcock   Paradise Wildlife Park

Celebrate the hornbills of Borneo on Valentine’s Day

The gorgeous, monogamous hornbills of Kinabatangan are a symbol of true love on Valentine’s Day. A gift donation to WLT's Borneo Rainforest Appeal will protect their forest forever

14 February 2014

 

 

WLT gallery highlights Creatures Great & Small

From otters to adders, from a tiny ladybird to a magnificent snow leopard, WLT gallery's current exhibition puts the wonders of the animal kingdom on show, with a special focus on otters at Thetford

Until 7 March 2014

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World Land Trust comes to Paradise

A daytime event and evening presentation at Paradise Wildlife Park will raise donations for WLT's BIAZA Keepers of the Wild project, which funds rangers in five reserves supported by WLT.

22 March, evening £5

 

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Become a WLT 25th Anniversary Fundraiser

In our anniversary year we are inviting individual supporters to join a group of Anniversary Fund-raisers who will pledge to raise £1,000 through their own efforts. Could you be one of them?

 

Encourage a local school to support WLT

During 2013, schools helped raise more than £15,000 for WLT. This support is very valuable so please encourage schools to fundraise for WLT while learning about conservation at the same time

 

Make it a new year resolution to shop with Give as you Live

We are calling for online shoppers to support WLT by using Give as you Live. We hope to have 500 Give as you Live shoppers by the end of 2014, so please champion Give as you Live

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Front cover of Wild Travel  

Wild Travel becomes WLT's media partner for 25th Anniversary Year

Wild Travel magazine has become an official media partner for World Land Trust and will be regularly featuring stories from our conservation projects during 2014, WLT's 25th Anniversary year. Wild Travel is the UK’s only magazine dedicated exclusively to responsible wildlife travel and we are looking forward to working with the magazine staff and journalists over the coming year. Wild Travel is published monthly. For subscription details visit www.subscriptionsave.co.uk/WLT14. To try a single issue visit www.buyamag.co.uk/WT and if you use the discount code PO30 you will save £1 on the cover price and get free delivery in the UK

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