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Read blogs from guest writers including WLT staff, project partners and WLT supporters.

  • 18 July 2016
    Dr Marc Ancrenaz is the Scientific Director of HUTAN, WLT’s partner in Malaysian Borneo, and Co-Director of the Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Project. H...
  • 29 April 2016
    PhD student Suzanne Stas brings us the latest update from Vietnam, where she will be researching carbon storage and sequestration in a partnership between World Land Trust (WLT) an...
  • 22 April 2016
    Hayley McCarthy, a student at City College Norwich recently worked with World Land Trust (WLT) to create a range of new graphics for WLT videos. Here Hayley tells us about the w...
  • 31 March 2016
    World Land Trust (WLT) works with Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) to fund the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR) in Armenia. FPWC ranger and K...
  • 18 March 2016
    World Land Trust (WLT) supporter Ian Dearing recently visited two reserves in Colombia, owned and managed by WLT conservation partner Fundación ProAves. Ian sent us an ac...
  • 01 March 2016
    The pine savannah of north western Belize provides prime nesting habitat for the Belizean Yellow-headed Parrot, the country’s only endemic bird. Programme for Belize, the...
  • 05 February 2016
    Suzanne Stas is researching carbon storage and sequestration in Khe Nuoc Trong forest in Vietnam for a PhD funded by World Land Trust (WLT). She sent this progress report....
  • 21 January 2016
    After reading Polar Bears on the Edge, Robert Burton finds that the survival of the Polar Bear is threatened as much by hunting and vested interests as it is by the retreat of the...
  • 19 January 2016
    Lou Jost reports on Fundación EcoMinga rangers who worked bravely in challenging conditions to restore access to remote parts of the reserves. The rangers are funded by the...
  • 01 December 2015
    In 2015, WLT supporters David and Susanne Cohen chose the Colombian nature reserves owned and managed by Fundación ProAves, a conservation partner of World Land Trust (WLT)...
  • 23 November 2015
    Karen Bates was the winner of the Swarovski Optik binocular competition held by World Land Trust (WLT) at the British Birdwatching Fair (Birdfair) 2015. She told us what the prize...
  • 13 November 2015
    A flourishing nature reserve in Mexico’s Sierra Gorda is reflecting the benefits of site protection, thanks to the support of World Land Trust (WLT). Roberto Pedraza Ruiz, Te...
  • 25 August 2015
    Roberto Pedraza is Technical Officer of Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda (GESG), the Mexican conservation partner of World Land Trust (WLT). He sent us this report of a walk on...
  • 29 June 2015
    The tiny Buffy-tufted-ear Marmoset is on the brink of extinction in the wild but conservationists are determined to save it. Miranda Stevenson reports on a plan to protect the spec...
  • 30 May 2015
    How many birds can be seen in a single day around the world? That question was answered on Global Big Day, an internationally coordinated bird count on 9 May 2015. Bennett...
  • 21 May 2015
    Andrew Barnes is a long standing supporter of World Land Trust (WLT). In this guest blog he calls on other WLT supporters to join the debate about protecting European habitats and...
  • 27 March 2015
    Tom Eagle is sous chef at Darsham Nurseries Café, a blogger and award-nominated pickle enthusiast. A committed omnivore, he believes that meat-eating is a privilege:...
  • 27 March 2015
    As a regular eater of meat, Meat Free Week seemed a daunting challenge. So when I tentatively agreed to take part I wasn’t sure if I could make it through to the end of the w...
  • 25 March 2015
    Tom Eagle is sous chef at Darsham Nurseries Café, a blogger and award-nominated pickle enthusiast. A committed omnivore, he believes that meat-eating is a privilege:...
  • 24 March 2015
    Tom Eagle is sous chef at Darsham Nurseries Café, a blogger and award-nominated pickle enthusiast. A committed omnivore, he believes that meat-eating is a privilege:...
  • 23 March 2015
    Tom Eagle is sous chef at Darsham Nurseries Café, a blogger and award-nominated pickle enthusiast. A committed omnivore, he believes that meat-eating is a privilege:...
  • 16 February 2015
    Roberto Pedraza of Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda (GESG) sent us this report from Mexico’s Sierra Gorda where World Land Trust (WLT) funds land purchase for conservation...
  • 29 January 2015
    Steve Ware has dyed his hair forest green to raise funds to help save tropical forest. Here he tells us why he goes out of his way to raise funds for World Land Trust (WLT)....
  • 14 January 2015
    Lou Jost is the founder of Fundación EcoMinga, one of World Land Trust’s (WLT) four conservation partners in Ecuador. Here he describes the exciting discovery of magno...
  • 18 December 2014
    Ranger Manuk Manukyan, a World Land Trust Keeper of the Wild, reports on wildlife sightings in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge. At the beginning of August I undertook a field trip...
  • 14 November 2014
    Jo Finch, an Ambassador for World Land Trust (WLT) is recently returned from Ecuador. She sent us this report of a day spent with Lou Jost of Fundación EcoMinga, one of WLT...
  • 29 October 2014
    In 2005, at the age of 13, Tori Ratcliffe held a sponsored silence to raise funds for World Land Trust (WLT). Ten years on, and now a practising artist, she explains why she contin...
  • 28 October 2014
    World Land Trust (WLT) supporter Hedd Thomas has won a place in the Trust’s London Marathon ballot. In the first of a series of regular updates, he tells us why he is ready f...
  • 03 October 2014
    Nicola Davies is an author and an Ambassador for World Land Trust (WLT). Earlier in the year she joined a WLT field trip to Armenia to see close up the conservation that WLT has be...
  • 10 September 2014
    During Remember A Charity in your Will Week, we celebrate all those who take on extraordinary challenges to raise funds for charity. Winston Wolfrider is travelling across the USA...
  • 22 August 2014
    Earlier in the year two members of staff from Chessington World of Adventures (CWA) travelled to Cazaderos Reserve to see for themselves the conservation work that CWA supports in...
  • 10 July 2014
    For Viv Burton, the idea of relaxing in her own garden is an oxymoron, but Great Garden Give has given her a new perspective. My garden is a wonderful array of colourful chaos:...
  • 03 July 2014
    Great Garden Give, the summer fundraising campaign of World Land Trust (WLT), is encouraging people to view their gardens as miniature wildlife reserves. In this guest blog, WLT...
  • 26 June 2014
    Roving Reporter Bethan John visits La Esperanza Wildlife Refuge in Patagonian Argentina and experiences one of the best wild encounters on Earth. Sitting on the warm pebbles of...
  • 11 June 2014
    In the run up to the football World Cup, the BBC has made valiant attempts to offer diverse media coverage of Brazil. Christina Ballinger considers how recent programmes shine a li...
  • 05 June 2014
    Eric Horstman is Chief Executive of Fundación Pro-Bosque and a champion of the Great Green Macaw. Here he describes his first encounter with these spectacular birds and the...
  • 15 April 2014
    Juan Padin describes the enduring fascination of Patagonia where World Land Trust (WLT) supports Estancia la Esperanza Wildlife Refuge. Until relatively recently, Patagonia was...
  • 18 March 2014
    Workplace bring and buy sales offer a great opportunity to raise money for charity, says Wendy Rushton, who with colleagues raised £3,000 at the local authority in Worce...
  • 14 March 2014
    Research finds that communities in Uganda feel that they are treated as though they are worth less than wildlife. Letícia Jurema reports on a recent seminar at the Royal Ant...
  • 21 February 2014
    Simon Lyster, Vice Chair of World Land Trust (WLT) trustees, describes highlights of his trip to Borneo, where he was the guest of Hutan, WLT’s conservation partner in Malays...
  • 21 February 2014
    Simon Lyster visited Sabah in northern Borneo to see for himself the very real threats to the remaining forest of Kinabatangan. He explains why donations to the Born...
  • 27 January 2014
    Funds from World Land Trust (WLT) supporters Travel Republic and SaladStop! have recently extended Cerro-Prieto Cerro de la Luz reserve in Mexico’s Sierra Gorda. On a trip to...
  • 20 January 2014
    Rebecca Armson reflects on her six month internship in the Halesworth office of World Land Trust (WLT). During my first week in the office, staff were buzzing with excitement ov...
  • 13 December 2013
    It began as any other working day, but as events on 10 November 2013 unfolded, it quickly became clear that this was anything but a routine day on the reserve. Vicky Mkrtchyan, Env...
  • 06 December 2013
    In August 2002 Bernard and Oonagh Segrave-Daly were the first guests to Estancia la Esperanza (Ranch of Hopes Wildlife Refuge). Formerly a farm on the coastal steppe of Patagonia,...
  • 04 December 2013
    The wild creatures of Sabah in Borneo: will they live happily ever after? Author and World Land Trust (WLT) ambassador Nicola Davies believes their future is secure, but...
  • 14 November 2013
    Swapping a ‘safe’ job in civil law for an unpaid internship at World Land Trust (WLT) is not everyone’s idea of a sensible career move but, as Letícia Jure...
  • 11 November 2013
    Could legalising the trade in rhino, elephant and tiger products be an effective approach to conservation? World Land Trust intern Rebecca Armson reports on the recent Big Earthwat...
  • 19 September 2013
    Denis Mosquera has worked for Fundación Pro-Bosque since 1995 as a biologist, researcher and specialist birding guide at Cerro Blanco. In August Denis travelled to the...
  • 16 September 2013
    Remote in the mountains of Sierra Gorda new species are being discovered thanks to careful recording by Roberto Pedraza of Grupo Ecológico de Sierra Gorda (GESG), World Land...

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