Who We Work With

WildlifeDirect does not work in isolation. These umbrella organizations work closely with WildlifeDirect to raise awareness and funds for important field conservation projects. Some of them are the partner organizations that host bloggers while some have supported WildlifeDirect’s work through funds and outreach. You too can be featured here by supporting the work of WildlifeDirect.

Africa Parks Network manages parks in public-private partnerships with Governments on a long term basis, by combining world class conservation practice with business expertise.

The Colobus Trust is a conservation organization designed to promote the conservation, preservation and protection of primates like the rare Angolan Colobus monkey (Colobus angolensis palliatus) and its coastal forest habitat in southern Kenya.

Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) achieves gorilla conservation by enabling humans, wildlife and livestock to coexist through improving primary healthcare in and around Africa’s protected areas.

Founded in 1961, The East African Wild Life Society has been at the forefront of efforts to protect endangered, rare or threatened species and habitats in East Africa.

The Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) was established in 1858 and is an internationally operating conservation organization based in Frankfurt/Main. The Society’s main conservation focus lies in eastern Africa.

Gilman International Conservation promotes conservation of flagship species and their natural habitats through integrated partnerships, capacity building, and practical approaches to wildlife management.

Gorilla Organization is an international charity led by experienced African conservationists dedicated to saving the world’s last remaining gorillas from extinction.

Institute Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) is the governmental body charged with the management of wildlife and national parks such as the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Institute for Environmental Security (IES) was established in 2002 in The Hague, in order to increase political attention to environmental security as a means to help safeguard essential conditions for peace and sustainable development.

Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke Forest (FoASF) was started in October 1999 by concerned individuals and institutions to link people interested in the conservation of the Forest with the present Forest Managers.

A Rocha Kenya works with local communities to achieve the long-term conservation of threatened habitats and species in the Malindi-Watamu area, Kenya. ARK was formally established in 1999 and opened the Mwamba Bird Observatory and Field Study Centre in Watamu in 2002.

Born Free Foundation protects lions, elephants, tigers, gorillas, wolves, polar bears, dolphins, marine turtles and many more species in their natural habitat, working with local communities to help people and wildlife live together without conflict.

Center for Education, Research & Conservation of Primates and Nature (CERCOPAN) mission is to conserve Nigeria’s primates through sustainable rainforest conservation, community partnerships, education, primate rehabilitation and research.

Cheetah Conservation Fund‘s mission is to be an center of excellence in research and education on cheetahs and their eco-systems, working with all stakeholders to achieve best practice in their conservation and management.

East African Whale Shark Trust aims to provide a research centre for collecting and analyzing data on the local whale shark population, its habits and movements. The Trust works closely with other regional organizations because whale sharks are migratory.

Elephant Voices aims to advance the study of elephant cognition, communication and social behavior, and to promote the scientifically sound and ethical management and care of elephants through research, conservation, education and advocacy.

The Endangered Wildlife Trust is dedicated to conserving threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa to the benefit of all people. EWT founding mission of saving threatened species in a direct, hands-on way and at minimal cost still holds even as it broadened into habitats and ecosystem protection.

Mongabay.com seeks to raise interest in and appreciation of wild lands and wildlife, while examining the impact of emerging trends in climate, technology, economics, and finance on conservation and development

The MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the Foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.

The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society’s mission is to inspire people to care about the planet.

PopTech is a unique innovation network – a global community of cutting-edge leaders, thinkers, and doers from many different disciplines, who come together to explore the social impact of new technologies, the forces of change shaping our future, and new approaches to solving the world’s most significant challenges.

The mission of the Wallace Global Fund is to promote an informed and engaged citizenry, to fight injustice, and to protect the diversity of nature and the natural systems upon which all life depends.

The Milgis Trust was established in 2004. Its mission is to sustain the wildlife, habitat and the pastoral peoples’ way of life in northern Kenya. The Milgis Trust’s core area is located in northern Kenya within the drainage of the Matthews Range, Ndoto Mountains and Karisia Hills, spreading out towards Oldonyo Mara, Mount Nyiru and Mount Kulal.

Established in 1991 the Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC) is a conservation-oriented research institute of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) located on the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South West Uganda.

J.A.C.K (Jeunes Animaux Confisques au Katanga/Young animals confiscated in Katanga) is an independent, self funded NGO in Lubumbashi, DRC, that acts as a Refuge Centre for orphan chimpanzee babies confiscated by the Ministry of Environment.

Living with Lions (LWL) is a research and conservation group, whose projects work in unprotected areas of Kenya to save the remaining wild lions and other predators outside National Parks. LWL are working to find the best possible approaches to conserve the remaining populations of lions in unprotected parts of Kenya, which they hope will be applicable to similar areas across Africa.

Nature Seychelles is the largest and most dynamic independent environment organisation in Seychelles and is involved in a wide range of activities targeted at improving national and regional environmental standards, advancing scientific environmental research, restoring island habitats and species and raising the level of environmental awareness and education.

The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is a groundbreaking partnership between private investors, conservation tourism organizations and the Maasai community balancing luxury travel and economic development with ambitious conservation and community development programmes.

Rhino Ark’s mission is to raise such funds and material support as are required for the building of an electrified fence to encircle both the Aberdares National Park and the demarcated forestry areas which make up the Aberdares Conservation Area.

Save the Elephants works to secure a future for elephants and sustain the beauty and ecological integrity of the places they live, to promote mans delight in their intelligence and the diversity of their world, and to develop a tolerant rlationship between the two species.

With teams of experienced personnel, the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (MGVP) veterinarians track ailing mountain gorillas, observe and treat them when needed – inside their native habitat.

In the year 2000 some of the local leaders became concerned about levels of mismanagement in the Mara Triangle. As a result the Mara Conservancy, a not-for-profit management company, was established to manage the Triangle on behalf of Trans-Mara County Council.

Fundacao Neotropica do Brasil (Neotropica Foundation of Brazil) was established in 1993 as a non-governmental organization non-profit organization based in Bonito-MS, with the mission to promote and practice conservation of nature.

The mission of the Arcus Foundation is to achieve social justice that is inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and race, and to ensure conservation and respect of the great apes.

jacksonHoleThe Jackson Hole Film Festival is a biennial 6-day conference, well-known and the most prestigious media event of the year devoted to the nature conservation, which gathers more than 650 international leaders in science, broadcasting, conservation, and media.


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