Saving threatened habitats worldwide

Where We Work

World Land Trust (WLT) works with project partners to protect some of the world’s most threatened habitats. Find out where we work and how we protect these habitats and species.

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About World Land Trust UK Belize Mexico Ecuador Brazil Paraguay Misiones Kenya India Philippines Malaysia Guatemala Colombia Venezuela Patagonia Chile Honduras Bolivia Armenia Zambia

This map identifies the countries where WLT works with local project partners. Those countries in red are where our most urgent projects are located. Click the country names for more information. See a larger Google Map »

Countries where we work


Atlantic Rainforest, Misiones

Argentina

Misiones Rainforest Corridor, Argentina

Just 1% of the original Atlantic Rainforest survives in Argentina and this project will protect one of the last strongholds.

Coastal Steppe Project, Patagonia

The Ranch of Hopes (Estancia la Esperanza) was purchased in 2000 and is now an official Wildlife Refuge protecting rare species and their coastal steppe habitat.


Bezoar goat on cliff

Armenia

The Caucasus, Armenia

One of the world's lesser known biodiversity hotspots, the Caucasus are home to many species that live nowhere else on Earth.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Keel Billed Toucan © David Tomlinson

Belize

Programme for Belize

WLT was initially established to protect 110,000 acres (46,00 ha) of sub-tropical forest in north-western Belize; this project was a great success, helping create the now much larger Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area.


Beni Savanna, Bolivia

Bolivia

Beni Savanna, Bolivia

WLT is working in partnership with Bolivian NGO Asociación Armonía to protect the Beni savanna in the south western corner of the Amazon basin by extending the existing Barba Azul Nature Reserve.


REGUA landscape

Brazil

The Atlantic Rainforest, Brazil

WLT is funding the protection of one of the most important eco-regions in the world, the Atlantic Rainforest.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Sun over Forest © Paul Salaman

Colombia

Chocó and other Rainforest, Colombia

WLT's project in Colombia protects one of the wettest and most biodiverse regions in the world.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Corcovado National Park

Costa Rica

Rainforest Action Costa Rica

This is a completed project. WLT helped protect the Osa Peninsula and helped purchase an area that is now incorporated into Corcovado National Park.


Ecuadorian Rainforest

Ecuador

The Ecuador Rainforests

In an country where 80% of tropical rainforests have already been destroyed, WLT's partners are safeguarding Ecuador's highly varied habitats and wealth of wildlife.

Plant a Tree with WLT

The Plant a Tree appeal supports planting of native trees to reconnect fragmented habitat and provide additional food sources for bird and animal populations.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Sastun Laguna © Marco Cereza

Guatemala

Tropical Forest and Wetlands, Guatemala

The Laguna Grande Reserve covering mangroves and tropical forests protects the single most threatened habitat in the Guatemalan Caribbean region.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Landscape view of tropical rainforest in Honduras

Honduras

Tropical Forest, Honduras

WLT is helping protect the biodiversity and watershed of the tropical forest of Güisayote in the Trifinio Region of Honduras.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Asian Elephant in a Wildlife Corridor

India

Indian Elephant Corridors Appeal

This project saves important Indian Elephant populations by preventing forest fragmentation and creating wildlife corridors.

Reef & Mangrove Appeal

Regeneration projects have assisted the recovery of mangroves and coral reefs in India and the Philippines.


Sharpe's Longclaw © Charlie Moores

Kenya

Kenyan Grasslands Appeal

Grasslands in Kenya are becoming increasingly threatened and WLT has committed to helping save what is left.


A young Orang-utan © HUTAN/Dzulirwan

Malaysia

Borneo Orang-utan Appeal, Malaysia

Orang-utan populations have halved over the last 20 years and WLT is striving to save some of their last habitat in the fight against oil palm development.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Cedars © Roberto Pedraza

Mexico

Biodiversity of Sierra Gorda, Mexico

WLT is assisting with the protection of the most ecologically diverse region in Mexico: The Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Copernicia alba palm Savannah

Paraguay

The Chaco/Pantanal, Paraguay

The Atlantic Rainforest, Dry Chaco and Chaco-Pantanal are all protected by WLT's projects in Paraguay.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.


Danjugan Island

The Philippines

Philippine Reef & Rainforest Project

Danjugan is one of the few islands in the area that still has its original tropical forests making it vital to protect.

Reef & Mangrove Appeal

Regeneration projects have assisted the recovery of mangroves and coral reefs in India and the Philippines.


Kites Hill gate

United Kingdom

Kites Hill Reserve, United Kingdom

Kites Hill Reserve protects over 40 acres (16 ha) of meadow, grassland and native woodland in Gloucestershire.


Margarita Island

Venezuela

Dry Forests of Margarita Island, Venezuela

Venezuela's dry forests are threatened by sand mining and illegal hunting. The WLT is committed to protecting these biodiverse forests for the Vulnerable Yellow-shouldered Parrot.

Keepers of the Wild

By supporting reserve rangers, WLT is able to ensure the long-term protection of the nature reserves we have helped create.

 

The WLT has also helped establish a national park in Lebanon.

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