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World Land Trust in the News

World Land Trust (WLT) and its network of partners carries out innovative conservation work that is regularly featured in local and national media. This page displays a selection of news articles featuring WLT, ranging from our work to conserve threatened habitats and species to our high profile events.

Click on the article links to read the full stories online. Articles without links are in print only or require a subscription to be viewed online.

  • Rainforest On Your PC

    Sky.com News
    1 February, 2008

    "Next time you complain about your broadband going down or your internet playing up, spare a thought for Jack Astbury and the team at World Land Trust."

  • The BIAZA Reserve, saving tropical rainforest in Brazil

    BIAZA Lifelines
    31 January, 2008

    Since early 2007 BIAZA and World land Trust have been working together in a bid to purchase and protect a 1,500 hectare parcel of threatened land in the Atlantic rainforest in Brazil. This forest, considered to be one of the world's most critically endangered ecosystems, is reduced to only 7% of its original forest cover and this exciting project aims to save an important area as a protected reserve.

  • Webcam in the forest

    The Guardian
    18 January, 2008

    "Last night the World Land Trust launched its new project, which has placed a webcam in a South American rainforest in a bid to show conservation work in action..."

  • The jungle out there - now in here

    The Times
    17 January, 2008

    "A webcam giving people the chance to discover unknown species without leaving the comfort of their homes will be set up today."

  • Reverence in a green cathedral

    The Times
    6 October, 2007

    "I paid a visit to the Reserva Ecológica di Guapi Assu, where purchases, aided by WLT, have already been made and stunning areas of forest have been made safe."

  • The deep Chaco

    Última Hora (in Spanish)
    15 September, 2007

    "The aquisition of Campo Iris cost some $75,000 and the purchase was made possible through the support of the World Land Trust (WLT)."

  • Acres of Paraguayan wetland saved

    BBC News
    12 January, 2007

    "A British charity has moved to save thousands of acres of environmentally important wetland in South America from destruction."

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