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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.

  • 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 Gouache 1990 approx 18 x 22 inches / 46 x 56 cm in size This is an archived page.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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