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

  • 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...
  • 20 August 2015
    Two fearless fundraisers are taking on extreme cycling challenges to raise donations for World Land Trust (WLT). George Christofis In July George Christofis set off on his cy...
  • 31 July 2015
    Sign up Sign up for a Sainsbury’s shopping card with Give As You Live: shop in store using an Everyday Shopping Card and Sainsbury's will donate 4 per cent of you...
  • 29 July 2015
    Five year old William Herrington-Young has taken part in a Scootathlon to raise money for World Land Trust (WLT).  He was joined at the event on 24 May by his twin sister Mira...
  • 28 July 2015
    World Land Trust (WLT) has released a video in recognition of all those who helped make WLT’s conservation programmes possible in 2014. First presented at the Trust’...
  • 22 July 2015
    While Britain has been basking in sunshine, Charlotte and Jim Gabbitas braved the snow to reach the top of Mont Blanc. On 25 June 2015 Charlotte and her father Jim climbed to th...
  • 22 July 2015
    To raise funds for World Land Trust (WLT), Zoe Li ran the Hadrian’s Wall half marathon on Sunday 28 June 2015. Zoe is a former volunteer at Shepreth Wildlife Park, which h...
  • 15 July 2015
    Television presenter Steve Backshall has thanked World Land Trust (WLT) in a video about the Devizes to Westminster (DW) kayak race and his commitment to saving an area of rainfore...
  • 19 June 2015
    Wildlife artist Paul Bartlett has donated £1,278 to World Land Trust (WLT) following his Back to Nature exhibition at the Scottish Ornithologists Club in Aberlady....
  • 12 June 2015
    Chris Beard is setting off on a solo hitchhike from Wales to India to raise money for World Land Trust (WLT). His journey starts in July and along the way he will be trying to unco...
  • 10 June 2015
    Blake Perkins and Vanessa Graham from Leeds University are raising funds for World Land Trust (WLT) by hitchhiking from Leeds to Marrakech, Morocco. On 19 June 2015, the pair wi...
  • 01 June 2015
    Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School (RPPS) has raised an amazing £22,332 for World Land Trust (WLT). Pupils at the school selected WLT as their chosen charity from a...
  • 30 May 2015
    Thanks to their inspired fundraising efforts, 44 supporters have raised more than £60,000 for World Land Trust (WLT). In early 2014, WLT called on supporters to join a gro...
  • 29 May 2015
    Following recent earthquakes in Nepal, World Land Trust (WLT) has launched an emergency appeal for funds to assist anti-poaching measures in the Nepalese national parks. Donate...
  • 26 May 2015
    Conservation projects in Argentina, Brazil, India and Iran are all benefitting from the success of the Big Cat Appeal in the 25th Anniversary year of World Land Trust (WLT). WLT...
  • 19 May 2015
    A father and daughter team are preparing to scale Mont Blanc to raise funds for World Land Trust (WLT) in June. On the border between France and Italy, Mont Blanc is the highest pe...
  • 18 May 2015
    After watching a documentary about cycling around the world, Darren Lloyd has been on a mission to create his own cycling adventure.  In June, Darren sets off on a global cycl...
  • 13 May 2015
    Artist Tori Ratcliffe is once again supporting World Land Trust (WLT) through sales of her spectacular prints of wildlife watercolours. For every print sold on Tori’s webs...

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