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News on fundraising and awareness raising activities by individuals and corporate supporters of the World Land Trust (WLT).

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 14 March 2016
    South Korean musician Seo Taiji has funded the cost of planting 5,000 trees through the ecosystem services programme of World Land Trust (WLT). The trees have been planted on la...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 18 December 2015
    World Land Trust (WLT) has launched Species Spots, a series of videos highlighting the wealth of wildlife in reserves funded by WLT. The footage comes from all over the world, a...
  • 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 recent Greenpeace report names Páramo among a very small number of outdoor clothing brands that have eliminated hazardous chemicals from their garment production. A cor...
  • 07 December 2015
    A video promoting a campaign to save an area of Yungas forest in Argentina is launched today at the inaugural conservation conference of the British and Irish Association of Zoos a...
  • 02 December 2015
    A 12 Days of Christmas competition launched by Neal’s Yard Remedies is supporting World Land Trust (WLT) during the festive season. Neal’s Yard Remedies is running a...
  • 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)...
  • 30 November 2015
    For the fourth year running, for every Christmas tree on their books, Enterprise Plants will make a donation to World Land Trust (WLT). The donations will go towards WLT’s...
  • 30 November 2015
    Women living in the rainforest of Colombia are creating beautiful, natural jewellery from the seeds of palm trees. The project is supported by Fundación ProAves, the Colombi...
  • 04 November 2015
    Curraghs Wildlife Park has met its target to raise enough money to buy 50 acres of rainforest to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The park’s conservation fund has sent...
  • 04 November 2015
    The seeds of a million native trees will be planted in Ecuador thanks to a new range of skincare oils from The Body Shop. The initiative has been developed in partnership with W...
  • 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...
  • 08 October 2015
    During Big Match Fortnight, all donations to World Land Trust (WLT) from the purchases of the latest indie games bundle from Humble Bundle will be matched. As with all Humble Bu...
  • 07 October 2015
    A group of staff from Capital Group gave a day of their time to volunteer at Kites Hill, the nature reserve owned by World Land Trust (WLT) in Gloucestershire. The away day in J...
  • 05 October 2015
    In celebration of International Coffee Day, World Land Trust (WLT) corporate supporter Puro Fairtrade Coffee has released a short film about coffee and conservation.  Cover...
  • 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....
  • 26 August 2015
    Tropical World has donated £1,600 to BIAZA Buy an Acre, a joint fundraising initiative of World Land Trust (WLT) and the British & Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums...
  • 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...
  • 13 August 2015
    TV presenter Bill Oddie will be making a special guest appearance on behalf of World Land Trust (WLT) in September. He will be on stage at the WI Centennial...
  • 06 August 2015
    World Land Trust (WLT) went wild at Camp Bestival with a tent full of creepy crawlies (made out of pipe cleaners!) and brilliant displays of wild animals. Steve Backshall, TV pr...
  • 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’...
  • 23 July 2015
    Film maker and photographer Matt Traver has donated a Canon Digital Rebel XT camera body for a ranger funded by the Keepers of the Wild programme of World Land Trust (WLT). Rang...
  • 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...
  • 11 June 2015
    World Land Trust (WLT) corporate supporter Swarovski Optik will be donating a pair of 8x30 CL Companion binoculars for the prize draw at Birdfair 2015. The prize draw will be pa...
  • 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...
  • 03 June 2015
    World Land Trust (WLT) corporate supporter Puro Fairtrade Coffee has released the second in a series of films about WLT project areas in South America. The video focuses on the...
  • 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...
  • 01 June 2015
    To celebrate Father’s Day on 21 June 2015, World Land Trust (WLT) has five Rococo organic chocolate Artisan Bars to give away. The draw will be held on social media. To en...
  • 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...

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