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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.

  • Emerald Green Corridor and Guarani child
    11 May 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) celebrates signing an agreement to increase the protection of the last remaining Atlantic Rainforest in Argentina, settling years of dispute over Guarani com...
  • Wood Positive project in Brazil
    10 May 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) enables The Body Shop to further reduce their impact on the environment by protecting threatened habitats Wood Positive is a new intiative to compensate f...
  • Common Hairy-legged Long-tongued Bat (Anoura caudifer)
    04 May 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) on how bats contribute to the world’s rich biodiversity and ways to support their continued conservation The United Nations declared 2011 and 201...
  • Puro Coffee
    02 May 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) coffee sponsor Miko, who give two per cent of the turnover on their Puro Fairtrade Coffee brand to support our conservation work, are up for two awards later...
  • Local school children plant trees
    23 April 2012
    Yesterday, in celebration of Earth Day 2012 our partners in Armenia worked with the local community to plant trees in their reserve to improve this habitat for wildlife Local peop...
  • Fundraising as Elvis Presley
    12 April 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) supporter, Dave Scott, dons a cape and a quiff to become the King himself and completes a show-stopping Half Marathon With a song and dance performance that...
  • West Indian Manatee in Guatemala lagoon
    28 March 2012
    Easter gift with the World Land Trust (WLT) is saving threatened habitats acre by acre, helping create protected nature reserves across the planet  By giving acres as a gift...
  • Mountain Trogon in Mexico reserve
    28 March 2012
    Discover how a camera not only captures the intimate life of a Trogon bird species, but also protects against illegal hunting and environmental damage  Reclusive and seldom...
  • Guapi Assu Reserve in Brazil's Atlantic Rainforest
    27 March 2012
    Help run the Guapi Assu Bird Lodge in Brazil's Atlantic Rainforest, creating an unforgettable experience for visitors Volunteering at the Guapi Assu Reserve in eastern Brazi...
  • Winning photograph in Camera-trap Photo of the Year competition 2011
    27 March 2012
    Discover how BBC Wildlife Magazine’s Camera-trap Photo of the Year competition is helping to advance scientific knowledge and support world-wide conservation Do you work o...
  • Give as you Live logo
    26 March 2012
    Sign up now to shop online through Give as you Live and they will donate £5 to World Land Trust (WLT), without costing you an extra penny Give as you Live brings together...
  • Orang-utan in Borneo, Malaysia
    12 March 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) celebrates the protection of a wildlife corridor in Borneo with vital support from the Sabah state government Along the banks of the Kinabatangan River, i...
  • Yellow-shouldered Parrot chicks
    07 March 2012
    This Mother’s Day share your passion for saving the planet’s most vulnerable animals by donating to the new Margarita Island's Parrot Appeal This ethical green gif...
  • Rangers in the Brazilian nature reserve
    06 March 2012
    Discover more about the lives and work of our rangers who protect some of the most threatened habitats and wildlife on Earth It has been a year since World Land Trust (WLT) laun...
  • Fuertes’s Parrot in rainforest habitat, Colombia
    29 February 2012
    Once thought to be extinct, the rare Fuertes’s Parrot now urgently needs your vote. Help create a nature reserve to protect this spectacular bird before gold mining destroys...
  • Wildlife webcam captures coatis
    28 February 2012
    Live webcams for wildlife lovers are now on the World Land Trust (WLT) website, with a new instant chat feature to share your passion with like-minded people across the world Worl...
  • Roger Auster attempts a Guinness World Record™
    28 February 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) supporter, Roger Auster, attempts to break a Guinness World Record™ as an exciting and original way of fundraising On July 17, Roger will bounce alo...
  • Tapichalaca tree frog (Hyla tapichalaca)
    28 February 2012
    Celebrate the success of amphibian conservation across the world on Leap Day, February 29, and raise awareness about the challenges these species still face World Land Trust (WL...
  • Bezoar goat in Caucasus Wildlife Refuge, Armenia
    21 February 2012
    A den of Endangered Wild Cat with kittens is one of the many recent sightings of the impressive animals in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge in Armenia Rangers in the Caucasus Wildli...
  • 30 January 2012
    In an inspiring speech, Sir David Attenborough explains why he believes the ethos and principles of World Land Trust (WLT) are the most effective ways of saving the planet’s...
  • Smart car decorated to raise funds for WLT
    29 January 2012
    Celebrating the World Land Trust (WLT) supporters who successfully saved threatened habitats and wildlife last year with new and exciting fundraising ideas 1. Smart car make-ove...
  • Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis)
    27 January 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) celebrates the start of 2012 by helping create the first nature reserve to protect the Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis), considered the most poiso...
  • El Jagüeycito Reserve in central Mexico
    18 January 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) celebrates funding the creation of more nature reserves last year than ever before, despite the financial crisis With economic difficulties set to continue...
  • Big Give Logo
    15 December 2011
    World Land Trust (WLT) had put a huge amount of effort into galvanising activity and donations for Big Give Christmas Challenge week (5-9 December).  We had raised £50,0...
  • 15 December 2011
    Environmentally-friendly Christmas presents that help protect the planet’s threatened habitats and wildlife by supporting the World Land Trust Choose from a range of gifts...
  • Save rainforest for Christmas
    14 December 2011
    Give a unique present that lasts a life-time and helps protect some of the most threatened habitats and wildlife, forever Choose from an array of exciting Christmas gifts, from as...
  • REGUA
    14 December 2011
    Discover how World land Trust (WLT) supporters help conservation simply by enjoying the beautiful landscape and rich variety of wildlife on a nature reserve in Brazil’s Atlan...
  • Dr Benoit Goossens and Wildlife Rescue Unit measuring Jasmine the Pygmy Elephant
    13 December 2011
    Saving the iconic species of Borneo’s jungle: bridging the forest gap for Orang-utans and tracking the world’s smallest elephants By building rope bridges for Orang-ut...
  • Orang-utan mother and baby
    13 December 2011
    Thanks to your support the World Land Trust (WLT) has successfully funded new land purchase in Malaysian Borneo, protecting this rainforest habitat forever This Christmas the Worl...
  • Abel Reséndiz, ranger in Mexico
    12 December 2011
    Ranger Abel Reséndiz shares his positive views on protecting the environment after his former life as a hunter. Life for Abel Reséndiz changed dramatically when he g...
  • Puma footprint
    12 December 2011
    Fresh Puma pug marks are exciting proof that the nature reserve in Brazil, supported by the World Land Trust (WLT), provides a vital sanctuary for this magnificent rainforest speci...
  • Two-toed Sloth release
    08 December 2011
    Generous donations to rangers help protect the forest home of the Two-toed sloth and a multitude of other threatened species Tree dwelling sloths in the rainforests of Central and...
  • Dr Robert Ridgely at Rio Canande
    06 December 2011
    Congratulations to Dr. Robert Ridgely, Deputy Director of World Land Trust-US who has recently been awarded the Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award by the American Ornithologists...
  • Franlklin Vásquez
    01 December 2011
    Discover how reserve ranger in Venezuela works with local communities to tackle social problems and achieve conservation success Ranger Franklin Vásquez has been helping to create...
  • Buenaventura Reserve
    30 November 2011
    Inside look into how funding from the World Land Trust (WLT) is protecting tropical forests for an increasing number of rare and endangered wildlife Returning from his 13th visit...
  • Amrapali jewellery
    30 November 2011
    A beautiful Christmas present, your bid will help save more threatened wildlife habitats. The Big Give’s annual charity auction has been launched, giving you the chance to b...
  • 28 November 2011
    Daring jackal image wins BBC Wildlife Magazine Camera-trap Photo of the Year 2011 competition, in association with the World Land Trust Congratulations to Ken Stratford who win...
  • José Manchay and his new wife Olivia.
    24 November 2011
    After celebrating his marriage, ranger José Acaro returns to his other love: protecting threatened habitat and wildlife in his corner of Ecuador Now that the wedding fest...
  • Ocelot ready for release
    24 November 2011
    After a troubling few months, conservationists on Margarita Island finally have reason to celebrate It has been a difficult time for conservation organisation, Asociación Civil Pr...
  • Keeper of the Wild Galo with tourists at the reserve
    23 November 2011
    Discover how ranger in Ecuador protects threatened wildlife, while working with local people to help solve their social and environmental concerns In the past month, ranger Galo V...
  • Bill Oddie
    15 November 2011
    Bill Oddie talks about the importance of land purchase, seeing Brazil’s rainforest conservation in action, and today’s environmental message The story of the World Lan...
  • World Land Trust Homepage
    10 November 2011
    Launch of improved website makes it easier and quicker to find out more about WLT’s conservation work worldwide Here at the World Land Trust (WLT) our web team have been wor...
  • Ruth Canning in Colombia
    10 November 2011
    Site visit to our partner organisation in Colombia gives insight into their extensive work needed to protect the country from surging development Recently, Ruth Canning from the...
  • WLT Christmas Cards
    07 November 2011
    Iconic images for 2011 Christmas cards designed by World Land Trust supporter, artist Andrew Squire Deceptively simple images of a twosome of Polar Bears and a Penguin pair, again...
  • Atlantic Forest seedlings
    03 November 2011
    Plant a Tree in a World Land Trust (WLT) nature reserve in Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest and for as little as £5 you can help ensure a larger habitat for far-ranging spe...
  • Pale-headed Brush-finch
    03 November 2011
    Numbers of the Pale-headed Brush-Finch have dramatically increased, but the World Land Trust (WLT) questions why it is no longer considered a Critically Endangered species After m...
  • Muriqui female
    02 November 2011
    Photographed by ranger in Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest, the Southern Woolly Spider monkey finds a safe haven in protected reserve The Muriqui, or Woolly Spider monkey, is no...
  • REGUA Cycle Ride
    28 October 2011
    Raising awareness about the need to protect the Atlantic Rainforest, young people from villages in south-east of Brazil take to their bikes in support of their local conservation o...
  • Fundraise for WLT
    27 October 2011
    Help save threatened wildlife habitats through MyDonate by simply setting up a fundraising page to encourage friends and family to donate The World Land Trust (WLT) has signed up...
  • Simpson's Plumb Toad
    25 October 2011
    New species named in honour of World Land Trust (WLT) trustee, for his dedication to protecting the Andean cloud forests of Ecuador Awarded an OBE in 2005 for his commitment to Ec...

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