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August 2012


Deforestation and climate change

WLT celebrates further success for the Paraguay Forest Conservation Project that is tackling the country's alarming deforestation rates, in the battle against dangerous climate change. This REDD+ project has been recognised by external validators for its outstanding ability to protect biodiversity and benefit indigenous communities, while producing real and measurable greenhouse gas emissions offsets. Find out more about this large-scale conservation achievement.

Alarming deforestation rates in Paraguay

Yellow-shouldered parrot chick in nest

Success for parrot appeal

Thanks to the generosity of WLT supporters, we have successfully raised £10,000 in just six months to protect Endangered parrots.

New frog species, Pristimantis genus

New species discovered

WLT recognises the conservation commitment of a supporter by giving them naming rights for a new species of frog in Ecuador.

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Red-crested Finch spotted on the new webcam

What's new this month?

WLT launches new wildlife webcam streaming live footage from the Atlantic Rainforest in Misiones, north-eastern Argentina.

Supporter news

Working together for global animal protection »
Zoo keepers across the UK help raise funds for WLT to support their fellow keepers working in some of the remotest parts of the planet to protect animals in the wild.

Did you know?

You can visit WLT’s nature reserves across the world »
Read about Ameesh Manek's holiday and wildlife encounters in the Guapi Assu Reserve in Brazil, where WLT is supporting conservation projects to protect the Atlantic Rainforest.

Other news »

Featured photograph

WLT showcases the work of award-winning artist, Ian Griffiths, in a new exhibition in the World Land Trust gallery. Ian, who is renowned for the photographic quality of his acrylic paintings, is joined by 11 other artists in an eclectic and exciting collection based on the theme of Wildlife in a Landscape.

Ian Griffiths' acrylic painting 'River Tide'

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