Projects

  • Ape Alliance

    About Us The Ape Alliance, which started in 1996 (read about 2001 – An Ape Odyssey), is an international coalition of organizations and individuals (view Ape Alliance members), working for the conservation and welfare of apes. It exists to: Provide a forum for discussion of issues relating to apes. Develop position papers

  • MarAlliance

    MarAlliance improves the understanding and conservation of threatened marine species and their habitats, notably sharks and rays on the Mesoamerican reef. To do this, we create new knowledge by monitoring the abundance and characteristics of species in key sites. We train local fishermen to help up and engage our local

  • The Rufford Foundation

    About the Grants The Rufford Foundation is a UK registered charity which funds nature conservation projects across the developing world. To date the Foundation has awarded grants to over 3000 projects in 155 countries. There are five stages of funding and applications from conservationists are welcome through the dedicated website.

  • West Coast Penguin Trust

    About the Penguin Trust Blue Penguin and chicks The West Coast Penguin Trust is a charitable trust formed in 2006 by local residents concerned at the decline in blue penguin populations. The Trust promotes the awareness and enjoyment of blue penguins and other coastal birds through participation in community events,

  • Cheetah Conservation Botswana

    CHEETAH CONSERVATION BOTSWANA Botswana hosts the world’s second largest population of cheetahs, behind Namibia, with an estimated population of around 2000 individuals. This accounts for approximately 20% of the world’s remaining cheetahs. Due to the location of Botswana in the centre of southern Africa, this population is also crucial to

  • Andean Cat Alliance

    Mission   The Andean Cat Alliance (AGA), is a multinational and interdisciplinary network created in 1999 by conservation professionals from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru, to develop coordinated actions for the conservation of the species and its habitat. AGA has the Mission to contribute to the knowledge and conservation of

  • Island Conservation

    Mission Statement Island Conservation’s mission is to prevent extinctions by removing invasive species from islands. History Island Conservation began as a network of conservationists in 1994 and became a charitable organization in 1997. Working together with local communities, government management agencies, and conservation organizations, we select islands that have the

  • Ruaha Carnivore Project

    Ruaha Carnivore Project Today, conservation scientists face the daunting challenge of maintaining biodiversity in an increasingly human-dominated landscape. Although protected areas can provide vital refugia, reserves large enough to conserve viable populations of large carnivores are few and far between, so maintaining wild cats and other large carnivores across much

  • Blue Ventures

    Our story started over a decade ago, surveying coral reefs in the Mozambique channel. Vezo communities in southern Madagascar were concerned about the decline of their fisheries, so we supported one village to experiment with closing off a small section of their octopus gleaning area for a few months, to see whether this might boost

  • Uganda Carnivore Program

    Predator populations are rapidly declining.  We are working hard to save them. Lions, leopards, and hyenas are among the most popular charismatic mega fauna in the world.  Unfortunately, their populations have declined significantly over the years, due mainly to the growing needs of an expanding human population.  Habitat loss due