Current Projects

Please see below for the projects that our members and supporters voted to fund this year:
 
Esterri de Cardós Valley, Spain Esterri de Cardós

Fundació Projecte Boscos de Muntanya run volunteering conservation work holidays in the mountains of Spain to manage and maintain the local forests.

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Reforestation and Wildfire Prevention, Indonesian Borneo Seedling Nursery

Yayasan Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI) promotes healthy human communities and rainforest ecosystems in Indonesian Borneo.Their Garden to Forest programme works with farmers to reforest these gardens into habitats of native fruit and hardwood trees that are productive for both the farmer and wildlife.

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SYLVAE : Old-Growth Forest Network in Auvergne, France Old Growth Forest

In the Auvergne, forests represent more than 27 % of the territory but most of them have been logged, fragmented or disturbed by human activities. However, there are still certain forests that, having been hardly disturbed or left completely unexploited for a very long time, have maintained or regained aspect, composition and functioning close to the original natural forests. These forests, known an “old-growth forests”, have numerous ecological, scientific, social, cultural and other qualities.

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 ECO Relief, Lesvos, Greece

Lighthouse Relief is based in a very small community on Lesvos, Greece.  Founded in response to the thousands of refugees arriving every day in rubber dinghies, the organisation is embedded in the local community providing a humanitarian response to the crisis.  ECO Relief was formed in response to the huge amount of refuse left as a result of the refugee landings.  The work not only protects the local environment but also the local main economies of fishing and tourism.

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 Conservation of Ringed Seals, Lake Saimaa, Finland

The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation (FANC) is the largest non-governmental organization for environmental protection and nature conservation in Finland. Its purpose is to protect the environment, promote nature conservation, preserve cultural heritage, and promote active citizenship and environmental awareness.

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Expedition 2020: Cleaning up the Wadden Sea Waddensea Clean Up

Stichting Duik de Noordzee Schoon (SDDNZS) is a group of dedicated volunteers committing their time to achieve a cleaner and healthier North Sea, preserve biodiversity, cultural heritage, and the recovery of reefs in the North Sea. SDDNZS specialises in the recovery of lost fishing nets (ghost nets), plastics, and other rubbish in the marine environment.

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The grant from the EOCA kick started WLT’s support of a new and vital Elephant Corridor project from Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand, northern India, where local communities, currently encountering conflict with Elephants and Tigers are very keen to be relocated. As well as providing vital funding for this project the EOCA grant leveraged match-funding from another WLT donor which is testament to the importance of the EOCA’s support.
John A Burton, CEO, World Land Trust