John Burton
MEMORIAL FUND

Saving land and habitat in Paraguay, Bolivia and Armenia
and giving a helping hand to struggling young conservationists.

In 1989 John Burton founded World Land Trust (WLT) and acted tirelessly as its Chief Executive for 30 years. A fund has now been established in his name to continue urgent conservation work that was close to his heart.

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    Will you Accept the mission?

    Together we can save some of the last 7% of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

    Operation Ocelot has already helped to save Guatemala’s Laguna Grande and now WLT Patron Steve Backshall needs you for Mission Two!

    Measure your school or any other space to create a target and raise money as a team – helping to protect tropical forests packed with hundreds of species in Brazil.

     

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    “What can I do as an Individual?”

    “The thing to do is to facilitate local people owning and having responsibility for their land
    and the success of WLT in bringing this about has been phenomenal.
    It’s got that absolutely firmly in focus and that’s why I support WLT”

    Sir David Attenborough explains in the video below why he became a WLT Patron.

     
     

    What We Do

    Since its foundation in 1989, World Land Trust has funded partner organisations around the world to create reserves and give permanent protection to habitats and wildlife.

    To date, WLT has helped secure more than 2,351,275 acres of threatened habitat in 20 countries.

     
     

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    At WLT we fund the protection of habitats crucial to defeating climate change and mass extinctions, and there is so much you can do to help.

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