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Latest news from World Land Trust (WLT), including updates from conservation projects, articles about programme partners, and up to minute reports of appeals, fundraising activities and events.

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  • 31 January 2005
    Bill Oddie in Patagonia Protect Wilderness and Wildlife in Patagonia Did you see Bill Oddie with penguins, Parrots & Whales, on TV? Would you like to help protect this...
  • 30 November 2004
    Toomai of the Elephants is an extract from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. The story takes place in India's Garo Hills, the area where the World Land Trust's Elephant C...
  • 30 November 2004
    Kirsty with an orphaned elephant. See a larger image here. (Use your back button to return.) A Journey to the Elephant Corridor of Garo Hills, India In November 2004 Kir...
  • 24 November 2004
    – A great success – The World Land Trust charity auction took place 23 November 2004, and was a great success raising over £1500 for WLT’s most urgent proj...
  • 05 November 2004
    The World Land Trust (WLT) has a new partner - Guyra Paraguay. John Burton, CEO of the World Land Trust, visited Guyra in Paraguay in October 2004, to see the extent of deforestati...
  • 16 September 2004
    Fundación Jocotoco, WLT's partner organisation in Ecuador, is featured in the latest issue of Plant Talk (No. 37, August 2004). The article, "Saving threatened plan...
  • 16 August 2004
    Selected stories from the WLT eBulletin Newsletters: June 2004: Habitat of El Oro Parakeet saved in Ecuador May 2004: Burrowing P...
  • 20 May 2004
    One of the rewards of being a Green Ink contributor is that you get invited to occasional parties to meet the other authors and contributors. It’s part of a fervent ‘...
  • 26 January 2004
    Focus on Forests, WLT's educational website about forest issues, has been awarded the maximum 5 star rating for educational usefulness by Schoolzone's independent reviewe...
  • 15 January 2004
    Less than three years ago, the Sea Lion colony at the WLT reserve in Patagonia looked like this. Today, the colony stands at over a hundred individuals. Sea Lion numbers in P...
  • 11 December 2003
    The World Land Trust (WLT) was featured last Saturday in The Independent, one of Britain's leading broadsheet newspapers. The feature, "50 Best Christmas Presents" in...
  • 30 November 2003
    By the initiative of World Learning the World Land trust (WLT) organised a study tour to the UK in November for nine Bulgarian representatives of the National Trust EcoFund (NTEF)....
  • 05 November 2003
    Discovering that Jaguar numbers are increasing on the Programme for Belize lands was the highlight of a speech given by Edilberto Romero, Executive Director of Programme for Belize...
  • 12 October 2003
    This margay with kitten is one of the paintings included in the exhibition. © Maurice Wilson The World Land Trust will be opening its doors to the public on Monday 3rd N...
  • 18 September 2003
    Christopher Parsons, OBE (1932-2002) WLT Trustee 1991-2002. When WLT Trustee Chris Parsons died last November, we pledged to honour his life and work in the most effective...
  • 04 July 2003
    Sir Attenborough pictured with the late Christopher Parsons, producer of "Life on Earth" and former WLT trustee. On the 3 July Sir David Attenborough launched the a...
  • 20 June 2003
    Indian Elephant, drawn by Priyanka Jena (11) from Ghaziabad India Protecting a wildlife corridor to save the Indian Elephant Elephant conservation - a first for the WLT In...
  • 26 May 2003
    Earlier this year we reported on a dramatic bush fire which swept across the coastal steppe in Patagonia, and devastated huge swathes of grassland. Luckily the rains came just in t...
  • 06 May 2003
    Harpy Eagle. See a larger image here. (Use your back button to return to this page.) One of the world's most powerful birds of prey, the Harpy Eagle is considered to be n...
  • 31 March 2003
    Bill Oddie describing some of his rainforest adventures. Bill Oddie officially launched the World Land Trust's new educational forest conservation website focusonforests....
  • 16 March 2003
    Fire heading towards the ranch. See larger image. (Use your back button to return here.) The Ranch if Hopes (Estancia La Esperanza) is a 15,000 acre Patagonian Nature Reserve...
  • 03 March 2003
    Founded in 1989, the World Land Trust has been successful in saving tropical forests and other habitats in many parts of the world – over 300,000 acres so far. But the Trust...
  • 26 February 2003
    Jocotoco Antpitta, first discovered in what is now the Tapichalaca reserve. Doug Wechsler/© VIREO Dr Niels Krabbe recently wrote to the WLT with some exciting findings f...
  • 16 February 2003
    Photograph © Dr Nigel Simpson – the image has been enhanced to show more detail Maned Wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus sighted The World Land Trust has posted an unusua...
  • 13 February 2003
    Using Flagship Species to Promote Conservation John Burton, CEO of the World Land Trust, discusses the use of popular, ‘cuddly’ animals to raise funds for conservation...
  • 05 February 2003
    Three students from the University of East Anglia (UEA) arrived in Belize this week to carry out research that will benefit wild Jaguars. The research projects are part of their MS...
  • 01 February 2003
    14 February 2003 – Make this year's Valentine's gift your most memorable ever! The Valentine gift of a lifetime…a romantic eco trip for you and your partner...
  • 19 January 2003
    One of the Paintings donated to help raise funds for the WLT. Gouache 1990 approx 18 x 22 inches / 46 x 56 cm in size This is an archived page. Information is not up to date....
  • 17 December 2002
    The World Land Trust's Buy an Acre gift has been featured on BBC 1's "Heaven and Earth" Programme. Since it started back in 1989, the World Land Trust has offere...
  • 17 December 2002
    Spare a thought for Turkeys this Christmas 19th Century print of an Ocellated Turkey As Christmas approaches, it’s time to give a thought for Turkeys. Not many people...
  • 10 December 2002
    John Burton of the World Land Trust has been researching the history of Red Lists and Red Data Books (lists of endangered species), and has collected one of the most extensive coll...
  • 09 December 2002
    BBC's Latest David Attenborough Series Features Patagonian Wildlife Burrowing Owls, as pictured in Birds of LaPlata by WH Hudson. See a larger image. (Use your back button...
  • 03 December 2002
    No contest really Type “buy an acre” into any internet search engine, and you’ll find lists of sites eager to sell you land anywhere on or off the earth. One s...
  • 23 October 2002
    A seminar involving scientific experts, government and business representatives, NGOs and other interest groups, was held in January 2002 to discuss "How tropical forest proje...
  • 15 October 2002
    The World Land Trust (WLT) Christmas card design for 2002 has been donated by wildlife artist Greg Poole. John Burton, the CEO of the WLT said “Ever since I bought one of...
  • 10 October 2002
    Global warming is one of the issues currently dominating media attention. However, there is much debate over the scientific facts of global warming and how its effects may be mitig...
  • 09 October 2002
    Burrowing Parrot (Cyanoliseus patagonus), Taken from A Guide to the Birds and Mammals of Coastal Patagonia © Graham Harris, Princeton University Press. See larger image. (U...
  • 03 October 2002
    First sighting of Puma on the Ranch of Hopes (Estancia la Esperanza) in Patagonia Geoffroy's cat (a kitten), photographed by José Maria Musmeci. See larger imag...
  • 06 June 2002
    Green Ink - Authors, Artists and Publishers Helping the Environment Green Ink is an initiative set up by some of the country's leading authors and artists, to help conserve...
  • 11 July 2001
    This is an archived page. For information about the Trust's conservation project in Patagonia, see the project pages In conjunction with Trips Worldwide (see www.tripsworldwi...
  • 29 January 2001
    World Land Trust Seminar held at the Linnean Society of London, 29th January 2001 A one-day seminar was held to discuss the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol, and what role car...

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