From Africa’s gorilla heartlands to Armenia’s leopard valleys, Ecuador’s jaguar rainforests and Borneo’s orangutan floodplains, the habitats protected by WLT partners are some of the most incredible places one could think of – and thanks to our Educational Resources, everyone can discover them. For the budding conservationist in every household, our materials and educational videos (suitable for Key Stage 1 & 2 curriculum), Great School Give resources and species pages will open a window into the wonders of the wild world.

Deforestation

How seriously does deforestation affect our planet? Find out why we need to protect forests and the species that live there from illegal logging and development.

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Human Impact

Study different ways in which humans affect the environment. For a balanced view, it looks at the benefits of nature reserves and tree planting, as well as the problems caused by deforestation.

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World Land Trust

World Land Trust (WLT) protects the world’s most biologically significant and threatened habitats acre by acre. Through a network of partner organisations around the world, WLT funds the creation of reserves and provides permanent protection for habitats and wildlife. Partnerships are developed with established and highly respected local organisations who engage support and commitment among the local community. It also works to raise awareness, in the UK and elsewhere, of the need for conservation, to improve understanding and generate support through information and fundraising.

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Lessons from the dodo: saving species and rebuilding ecosystems

Carl Jones has saved more species from extinction than almost anyone else alive. Hear him explain the remarkable stories of how the Mauritius kestrel, the pink pigeon and the echo parakeet have been rescued - and how ground-breaking work with giant tortoises is now restoring near-extinct habitats too. Screening from Thursday 1 April.

A global movement to save land: Conservation win stories from World Land Trust

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What is solar geoengineering and how could this climate intervention help? Find out more from Harvard Professor David Keith.