Together we protect and restore globally important forests 

Wild Forests and Fauna targets efforts in areas that have the highest global impact. Intact forests are considered the “last of the best” forests in the world based on their role in protecting watersheds, sheltering the world’s biodiversity, and sequestering carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

We work directly with communities and local leaders on the front lines of globally threatened forests with the following approach:

PROTECT – Direct conservation practices like land acquisitions and ecotourism, as well as long-term efforts such as education and capacity building.

RESTORE – Holistic interventions that reforest the land while developing sustainable economies and maintaining the culture of local communities.

SUPPORT – Identify promising leaders and support their conservation goals through business development, financing and project management.

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Top award for Indigenous alliance is most recent in a series of wins for the Amazon | October 2, 2020.

The EPA cut back enforcement during COVID. These researchers are assessing the damage

Grist | Septemeber 17, 2020
As the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic descended upon the U.S. in mid-March, the head of the nation’s most powerful oil and gas industry group wrote to President Trump. The American Petroleum Institute CEO, Michael Sommers, asked for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to exempt his industry from so-called routine reporting and monitoring requirements, a set of rules that form the backbone of federal environmental law.

“Deforestation-free” isn’t working: It’s time to go forest positive | October 5th, 2020:

Charlotte Opal, the Executive Director of the Forest Conservation Fund, argues for “forest positive” supply chains where companies are not only buying from suppliers who aren’t deforesting, but are also actively protecting standing forest in those supply chains.