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News on fundraising activities by World Land Trust (WLT) supporters.

  • 26 June 2017
    Canopy climbers and forest campers across the world took part in the inaugural The Big Canopy Campout (TBCC) event in aid of forest conservation through World Land Trust...
  • 15 May 2017
    Staff members from the World Land Trust (WLT) UK office in Halesworth competed in the Bird Race Challenge taking place in East Anglia over the weekend. This year the Bird Race C...
  • 03 May 2017
    This year World Land Trust is hosting the Bird Race Challenge, an event to take place on the weekend of 13 May for participants to count as many birds as possible within 24 hours....
  • 19 April 2017
    After weeks of hard-core training and tireless fundraising, Steve Backshall and Helen Glover completed the Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race (DW) in 22 hours and 48 m...
  • 19 April 2017
    Update 9 May 2017: George Earnshaw has now raised a total of £775, which has been matched by another WLT donor, Kamila Zahno, altogether donating £1,550 to the appeal....
  • 28 February 2017
    This Easter, World Land Trust (WLT) Patron and wildlife presenter Steve Backshall and his wife, Olympic champion rower Helen Glover, will be kayaking 125 miles non-stop from Devize...
  • 23 February 2017
    World Land Trust (WLT) patron Steve Backshall and his wife, Olympic champion rower and WLT ambassador Helen Glover, have begun fundraising for WLT and partner Hutan to purchase pro...
  • 22 February 2017
    A mother and daughter from World Land Trust’s native county of Suffolk have raised more than £2,000 for wildlife conservation by walking over 300 miles around the UK....
  • 23 January 2017
    “The surgeon had said I may never walk without pain again but I had to prove him wrong!” Fundraiser Helen Cox’s remarkable climb of Kilimanjaro battled the elemen...
  • 16 January 2017
    Make 2017 a year to remember by tackling one of the adventures on your bucket list: trek the magnificent Mont Blanc or the Great Wall of China, venture through the Himalayas to the...
  • 22 December 2016
    2016 has seen considerable political turmoil, but through all of this, World Land Trust (WLT) has been busy carrying on with its mission to save wildlife by saving habitats. Thi...
  • 21 December 2016
    The arrival of the New Year comes with the stressful question: What are your new year’s resolutions? Often the answer is the same each year, as is the habit of breaking them...
  • 30 November 2016
    Update: The Christmas Auction for Elephants has now ended. Thank you to everyone who participated, we managed to raise almost £3,000 for the Elephant Corridor...
  • 28 October 2016
    Fundraisers have been busy running, skydiving and cycling to raise funds for World Land Trust (WLT) projects around the world. Climbing the highest free-standing mountain Tre...
  • 06 September 2016
    Competitive keepers from Dudley Zoological Gardens (DZG) embraced the Rio 2016 spirit as they took part in a ‘Zoolympics’ and raised £500 for the Olympic Forest A...
  • 01 June 2016
    World Land Trust (WLT) would like to thank all the people who have donated or fundraised for WLT this May. Here are some of the highlights from the past few weeks and some fundrais...
  • 20 May 2016
    World Land Trust (WLT) visited Bethan McFadden’s Vanishing Species art exhibition in the Crypt Art Gallery and interviewed the artist about her artistic process, inspiration...
  • 29 April 2016
    The London 2 Brighton Challenge is now just a month away and two more daring fundraisers are taking on this marathon walk for World Land Trust (WLT). On Saturday 28 May Rob Beal...
  • 30 March 2016
    Lizzie Daly is planning a marathon fundraiser for World Land Trust (WLT) in 2016. In June Lizzie will be running through some of the most beautiful and iconic European scenery a...
  • 24 March 2016
    Russ Sharp will be raising money for World Land Trust (WLT) by cycling from Land’s End to John o’Groats in April 2016. He will set off on 4 April and hopes to finish...
  • 15 March 2016
    UPDATE: since this story was published on 15 March 2016, the Forests in the Sky appeal total has risen to £475,000. WLT now needs £25,000 to complete the appeal....
  • 03 March 2016
    Guy Bicknell has completed a gruelling Iron Man triathlon challenge to raise funds for World Land Trust (WLT). Guy swam 2.4 miles, cycled 112 miles and ran 26.2 miles on the Mex...
  • 01 March 2016
    Dan Bradbury, Head of Development at World Land Trust (WLT), is raising money for WLT by walking 100 kilometres from London to Brighton. To record his training progress and insp...
  • 02 February 2016
    Two prize draws held by artist and sculptor John Noble-Milner have raised more than £1,000 for World Land Trust (WLT). John, also known as Geckoman, is renowned for his sc...
  • 01 February 2016
    In the cloud forests high on the mountains of Ecuador rare and magical micro orchids live alongside equally magical animals including Mountain Tapir and Spectacled Bear.  T...
  • 28 January 2016
    Author and illustrator Meg Cowley is pledging funds for World Land Trust (WLT) with a new colouring book that features rare and wonderful wildlife. By donating proceeds from sal...
  • 28 January 2016
    In 2015 World Land Trust (WLT) received more than £150,000 through gifts in supporters’ wills, coming within a few hundred pounds of setting a new record for annua...
  • 28 January 2016
    Ben Saunders and Dan Lambert are in training to run the scenic Jurassic coast path to raise funds for World Land Trust (WLT). The members of Forest Adventure Racing Team will co...
  • 27 January 2016
    Staff from Adobe System’s London office raised money for World Land Trust (WLT) at a special culinary event in December 2015. During the one day event – christened T...
  • 26 January 2016
    Join World Land Trust’s London 2 Brighton Challenge team – and raise funds to save the wild world. WLT is entering a team into one of UK’s great endurance even...
  • 17 December 2015
    Steven Ware is undertaking his fourth challenge to raise money for World Land Trust (WLT). This time the task is a sponsored walk of around 15 miles, to work and back, on...
  • 17 December 2015
    A grant of US$1.8million is enabling World Land Trust (WLT) to carry out original conservation initiatives in Argentina and Paraguay. Arcadia funding is allowing WLT to move swi...
  • 01 December 2015
    On #GivingTuesday, 1 December 2015, World Land Trust (WLT) is highlighting the vital role played by reserve rangers in protecting rare and threatened wildlife. Reserve rangers a...
  • 30 November 2015
    Fundación EcoMinga (EcoMinga) has purchased 2,545 acres (1,030 hectares) of forest between the National Parks of Sangay and Los Llanganates in central Ecuador. The purcha...
  • 28 October 2015
    Christina Ballinger, Head of Communications & Marketing at World Land Trust (WLT), is raising funds to purchase two Bushnell trail cameras for WLT’s reserve in Belize....
  • 26 October 2015
    Watercolour artist Tori Ratcliffe has raised funds for World Land Trust (WLT) by auctioning an original painting of an Ocelot cub. The auction was held at Tori’s stand at...
  • 23 October 2015
    Jenna-Louise Baird has succeeded in her fundraising challenge: she reached the summit of Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, on Thursday 24 September at 08:30 Tanzanian ti...
  • 21 October 2015
    Steve Backshall, naturalist and TV presenter, has praised the generosity of everyone who donated to World Land Trust (WLT) during Big Match Fortnight 2015. He said: “I am...
  • 15 October 2015
    Video footage of Mountain Tapir has been recorded on trail cameras by staff of Fundación EcoMinga working with Proyecto Conservación del Tapir Andino. The cam...
  • 15 October 2015
    Supporters of World Land Trust (WLT) have, so far, donated a magnificent £114,568 to the Forests in the Sky Appeal, but Big Match Fortnight isn’t over yet. Including...
  • 12 October 2015
    Wildlife television presenter, Steve Backshall is calling on supporters of World Land Trust (WLT) to double the impact of their donations by giving during Big Match Fortnight. D...
  • 12 October 2015
    It’s been a busy week thanks to all the generous supporters who have made their donation and taken advantage of match funds during Big Match Fortnight. Half way through the f...
  • 07 October 2015
    World renowned botanist and founder of Fundación EcoMinga, Lou Jost explains the importance of biological corridors in a video interview for World Land Trust (WLT). This...
  • 30 September 2015
    Sir David Attenborough describes the micro orchids of Ecuador as a great treasure of the natural world in a film shown for the first time at Dunhill London’s Bourdon House in...
  • 30 September 2015
    To raise funds to conserve threatened forests of Ecuador, World Land Trust is offering donors the chance to win the naming rights to an orchid – for a donation of just...
  • 29 September 2015
    With the colder weather setting in and Christmas drifting closer, World Land Trust (WLT) has introduced two new Christmas card designs for 2015. Both of this year’s new de...
  • 22 September 2015
    David Siddharth and Lloyd Falter have shaved their heads to raise funds for World Land Trust (WLT) and help save the planet, one acre of rainforest at a time. “Hair grows...
  • 28 August 2015
    After reading about the conservation of rainforests, Rebekah East and her friends and family started to discuss among themselves how ordinary people could help protect habitats....
  • 28 August 2015
    Joining together the national parks of Llanganates and Sangay by creating a protected corridor in the eastern Andes of central Ecuador has been a shared vision for World Land Trust...
  • 20 August 2015
    Blake Perkins and Vanessa Graham from Leeds University Rag (Raise and Give) Society were the first of eight student teams to reach Marrakech in Morocco after a sponsored hitchhike...

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