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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.

  • 05 July 2012
    Chessington World of Adventures creates a nature reserve in Ecuador the same size as their Resort by supporting World Land Trust (WLT) Last year, Chessington World of Adventures R...
  • 02 July 2012
    Korean pop star Seo Taiji has part of a Brazilian Rainforest reserve named in his honour thanks to the dedication of his fans Known by many as ‘the President of culture...
  • 01 July 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) is on Pinterest showcasing beautiful images of the rainforests and wildlife we are protecting, join us this week and get inspired Here at WLT we...
  • 25 June 2012
    Discover the prizes on offer and how to enter the BBC Wildlife Magazine Camera-trap Photo of the Year competition 2012 Whether you are a researcher carrying out species monitoring...
  • 22 June 2012
    Discover how CBRE Charity Bike Ride successfully raises money for the World Land Trust (WLT) to save threatened habitats and wildlife On 2 June, a group of 65 cyclists left Toul...
  • 20 June 2012
    A World Land Trust (WLT) initiative will be showcased at Rio+20 for its innovative methods to conserve biodiversity by working with indigenous communities On June 19, the Mision...
  • 20 June 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) congratulates Martha ‘Pati’ Isabel Ruiz Corzo for winning an award that recognises her outstanding conservation leadership in Latin America On J...
  • 19 June 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) partners in the US and Ecuador create a nature reserve to protect the Esmeraldas Woodstar with support from local communities Barely two and half inches l...
  • 12 June 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) helps fund a new nature reserve to protect Mexico’s cloud forest, but new research is published showing the threat climate change poses to this fr...
  • 07 June 2012
    World Land Trust (WLT) is protecting Endangered parrots on Margarita Island, off the north-east coast of Venezuela, by funding more reserve rangers This year’s Yellow-shou...
  • 30 May 2012
    Plant a native tree for your Dad in a protected nature reserve in Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest to celebrate Father’s Day on June 17 Plant a Tree for Father's Day...
  • 28 May 2012
    Celebrate evolution, biodiversity and the work of the World Land Trust (WLT) this August bank holiday, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26, by joining a fundraising ramble over the...
  • 21 May 2012
    Design a Christmas card for the World Land Trust (WLT) and see your artwork professionally printed and available in our range of festive cards this year This competition wi...
  • 18 May 2012
    Award-winning photographer Roberto Pedraza captures a rare flowering cactus in the wilds of Mexico, yet Bearded-Wood partridge chicks run rings around him In the most diverse regi...
  • 17 May 2012
    Reserve ranger, Luis Recalde, captures a powerful image of a richly patterned venomous snake high in the eastern Andes of Ecuador Curled up on a branch in the forest, this beautif...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...

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