How far will your volunteering reach?

Where do you want your volunteering to have an impact?  At home? In your area? Nationally? Overseas?  Here are a few ideas...

UK Politics

Thursday 8th June 2017 was the UK General Election.  So what do animal charities have to say?

Sign the petition started on Care2.com asking for Gove to be removed as Minister for the Environment - Care2.com will tell you why.

List of Animal Charities
Koalas need your help

Koalas are being left homeless, thanks to excessive tree clearing. 

Click here to find out how you can help

SUCCESS: Elephant Corridor Appeal

Give elephants a wildlife corridor in India

SUCCESS: 
The World Land Trust has reached its target to help Indian elephants.  Find out more here

Organic Beauty Gifts

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Help Butterfly Conservation with organic beauty gifts from Green People. Find out more here

Wildlife News

Please help animals in disasters.  World Animal Protection (previously the WSPA) help animals around the world in times of disaster e.g. flooding, earthquakes etc.  Click here for more info

Planning for disasters for your pets, livestock & zoos.  More...

Wildlife Conservation of endandered species, from African animals to polar bears and pandas

 

The most important thing we can do to help wildlife is to provide conditions in which they can live and thrive - and this means making sure they have the right habitat and sufficient of it.

It is vital to protect wildlife's habitat.  If you protect the habitat a Sumatran tiger needs for instance you are also protecting the habitat of all creatures great and small living there.  Choose to protect the habitat of one animal, and you will be helping millions of others.

We will be adding more info & more charites below but in the meantime, here are wildlife charities for you to explore & help and there are far more here which relate to specific endangered species.  Clearly, this list is not exhaustive by any means - if you would like your charity to be added, please contact Sally

More than one species

Endangered Species International   

Care for the Wild  works to secure a world where the needs of wildlife are never an afterthought to the needs for growth, development, profit, sport or greed. It supports the rescue of abandoned, injured, and orphaned wildlife, or wildlife that is being kept in inhumane conditions by funding & equipping fully or partly a network of approved widllife sanctuaries or rescue centres. It also funds a variety of animals in permanent care

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust   works globally with its mission to save species from extinction with a worldwide reputation for its pioneering conservation techniques.  It has a network of projects and staff in some of the world’s key biodiversity areas and it has been running unique courses in good conservation practice since 1978 to conservation practitioners worldwide.

NATUCATE: Internships abroad and volunteering in nature and wildlifeconservation. Click here for more info

WWF  

Born Free Foundation - involved in elephants (African & Asian), giraffes, bears, primates, big cats, marine animals, wolves, hippos, African wild dogs  

Animal Defenders International  

Aspinall Foundation   

San Wild - a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa

Fauna & Flora has a list of the species it is currently working to help here which include the jaguar, the lansan tree, the great green macaw, turtles, sharks, big cats, reptiles, bears, wolves & more

World Land Trust works to conserve wildlife habitats, so vital to endangered speices' survival and they have a number of conservation projects around the world

TRAFFIC, is the wildlife trade monitoring network. It works to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature.

The International Otter Survival Fund - dedicated to the conservation, protection and care of otters.   Join an IOSF trip on the Isle of Skye to learn about and watch out for otters - click here for more information.

  Save rainforest with World Land Trust  
                                                                                                                                                         
 
 

 

Give wildlife a pond

Wildlife need water as well.  Give the wildlife in your garden a pond - it doesn't have to be a big one!  More info

Dogs DIE in hot cars

Would you know what to do if you saw a dog in a car on a hot day? Find out more here

Give the gift of water

Give working animals the gift of water - here's how you can do it. 

Cat Care in Hot Weather

Cats Protection have advice for cat owners and carers in hot weather.  Click here to pounce on it!

Art World Conservation

Art World Conservation are having an amazing charity event in August to raise awareness about wildlife, conservation and climate change. More Info

Ways to help
Avoid plastic

Plastic and litter can really damage wildlife and the world around us.  Find out more here

Insure your pet & help animals

Animal Friends have policies for pets & horses. A good whack of any profits they make goes to help registered animal charities around the world. Like them on Facebook, & they will give £1 for every "Like" they get to animal charities. Get a quote from Animal Friends.