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May 2012


WLT's landmark agreement with indigenous communities

WLT successfully helps protect the last remaining Atlantic Rainforest in Argentina, settling years of dispute over Guarani communities' indigenous rights. John Burton, WLT's CEO, said: "This is probably the most important land purchase we will ever make, because of the innovations involved and the wealth of biodiversity it protects." Donate to the Misiones Rainforest Corridor »

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The Body Shop

Wood Positive

WLT enables The Body Shop to compensate for their wood-based packaging through our work preserving habitats in Brazil and Ecuador.

Year of the Bat

Year of the Bat

Bat fact and fiction from WLT partners who have been carrying out research to monitor the habits of these nocturnal creatures shrouded in myth.

John Burton, WLT CEO

How to help

WLT has always prided itself on having low overheads but a blog by John Burton, CEO, warns that we must urgently raise more unrestricted funds.

Education Fundraising Pack

What's new?

Fundraise for WLT by downloading our new free educational fundraising pack for school children, full of great ideas and top tips for a successful event.

Supporter news

Shortlisted for Business Charity Awards 2012 »
WLT coffee sponsor is up for two awards this month for successfully marketing their organic Fairtrade brand in a way that also promotes our mission.

Did you know?

Authors support WLT with Carbon Balanced Paper »
Read a review of the latest book by children's author, Kevin Price, and find out how writers can easily support WLT.

Other news »

Featured photograph

Ranger Manuk Manukyan, who is funded by WLT, is a trained vet so was able to safely pick up this venomous snake to get a spectacular photograph. A Near Threatened species, this Armenian Viper was found in the Buffer Zone Reserve. Read about our partner's latest activity or support them through Keepers of the Wild.

Armenian Viper

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