Thap Lan National Park Rosewood and Wildlife Poacher Arrests Surpass 200  Since Beginning of 2016 Under Global Park Defense Prog

Thap Lan National Park Rosewood and Wildlife Poacher Arrests Surpass 200 Since Beginning of 2016 Under Global Park Defense Prog

December 28, 2016

Thailand Department of Parks and Wildlife Using Global Park Defense Technologies to Tackle Massive Threat to Rangers and Last Intact Eastern Forests and Wildlife Habitats

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Leuser Ecosystem Faces New Challenge with Major New Geothermal Plant  Being Proposed by Turkish Company – Hitay Holdings

Leuser Ecosystem Faces New Challenge with Major New Geothermal Plant Being Proposed by Turkish Company – Hitay Holdings

December 28, 2016

Global Conservation Funds Local Legal Teams to Fight New Plans for Geothermal Plant and Major Roads That Would Destroy Heart of the Leuser National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Global Conservation Events - Saving Our Global Parks - New Strategies and Technolgoy for Park and Wildlife Protection

Global Conservation Events - Saving Our Global Parks - New Strategies and Technolgoy for Park and Wildlife Protection

October 4, 2016

Saving Our Global Parks – Using Archaeology, Technology, Legal Campaigns and Policy for Effective Protection

Dr. Eric Dinerstein, Dr. Richard Hansen and Farwiza Farhan show us how a few great leaders can enable large-scale park and wildlife protection using proven technologies, economic models, and policy and legal strategies.

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Urgent Global Action Needed to Stop Extinction of Earth’s Last Megafauna

Urgent Global Action Needed to Stop Extinction of Earth’s Last Megafauna

July 31, 2016

Global Conservation is focused on many of these highly endangered UNESCO World Heritage and National Parks to save intact megafauna and wildlife habitats across large areas of Asia, Latin America and Africa.

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Celebrating World Ranger Day

Celebrating World Ranger Day

July 30, 2016

Global Conservation Supports Over 300 Rangers in the Field with Equipment and Training for Park and Wildlife Protection

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Global Conservation Sponsors World Ranger Congress for Training Park Rangers and Managers

Global Conservation Sponsors World Ranger Congress for Training Park Rangers and Managers

July 7, 2016

Lead rangers for Mirador National Park sponsored for training in protection and management.

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Global Conservation Supports New SMART Patrols for Thap Lan World Heritage, Thailand

Global Conservation Supports New SMART Patrols for Thap Lan World Heritage, Thailand

July 7, 2016

Last Chance for Tigers in Eastern Thailand. Less than 20 left in Dong Phayayen–Khao Yai Forest Complex, UNESCO World Heritage.

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Tiger Brokers Arrested by Leuser National Park Forest Rangers and Indonesian Police

Tiger Brokers Arrested by Leuser National Park Forest Rangers and Indonesian Police

June 1, 2016

Global Conservation support of the Gunung Leuser National Park’s SMART Ranger Patrols and WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit helping make protection for the Sumatran Tiger possible.

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Part II: Thap Lan Frontline in Illegal Rosewood Logging War

Part II: Thap Lan Frontline in Illegal Rosewood Logging War

May 7, 2016

Rangers and Police Arrest Two Groups of Rosewood Poachers Hired from Cambodia to Illegally Log Thap Lan National Park

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Leuser Ecosystem Conservationist Farwiza Farhan Wins Whitley Awards for Nature

Leuser Ecosystem Conservationist Farwiza Farhan Wins Whitley Awards for Nature

May 2, 2016

Global Conservation is proud to announce that our Leuser grantee Farwiza Farhan, co-founder of Forest, Nature and Environment of Aceh ( HAkA ), has won the prestigious Whitley Award that recognize the works of conservationists around the globe.

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Leuser Ecosystem - New Government Moratorium on Logging and Palm Plantations

Leuser Ecosystem - New Government Moratorium on Logging and Palm Plantations

April 20, 2016

Indonesia's Minister of the Environment and Forestry and Acehnese leaders declare moratorium on palm oil and mining expansion in the Leuser Ecosystem

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One Half of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Under Threat

One Half of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Under Threat

April 19, 2016

One half of the world’s natural UNESCO World Heritage sites are considered threatened by “harmful industrial activity”, and are considered under “high threat” or “very high threat” of development.

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Global Conservation Advisor Dr. Eric Dinerstein Co-Authors Study on Reversing the Extinction of Tigers Around the World

Global Conservation Advisor Dr. Eric Dinerstein Co-Authors Study on Reversing the Extinction of Tigers Around the World

April 1, 2016

New Research shows tigers can come back from brink of extinction If habitats are preserved.

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Park Rangers on the Frontline Being Killed at an Astonishing Rate from India to Thailand to Africa

Park Rangers on the Frontline Being Killed at an Astonishing Rate from India to Thailand to Africa

March 31, 2016

New Solutions and Laws Needed for Ranger Protection.
In the past 10 years, over 1000 park rangers have been killed, 80% of them by commercial poachers and armed militia groups.

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Leonardo DiCaprio visits Leuser Ecosystem - Supports New Megafuana Sanctuary

Leonardo DiCaprio visits Leuser Ecosystem - Supports New Megafuana Sanctuary

March 29, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio visited the Leuser Ecosystem located in Aceh and North Sumatra provinces of Indonesia
with fellow actors Adrien Brody and Fisher Stevens

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Newly Elected President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala and President Morales Solis of Costa Rica Visit Mirador National Park

Newly Elected President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala and President Morales Solis of Costa Rica Visit Mirador National Park

March 8, 2016

The president of Costa Rica, Guillermo Solis, with his wife Mercedes Peñas Domingo, took advantage of their stay in Guatemala to make several visits to UNESCO World Heritage sites in the country, travelling by helicopter to visit Mirador National Park.

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Community Leaders Blocking New Aceh Spatial Plan Revisions through Legal and Ministerial Channels

Community Leaders Blocking New Aceh Spatial Plan Revisions through Legal and Ministerial Channels

March 8, 2016

Global Conservation is supporting legal efforts, public relations and lobbying of the Indonesian government to block a new Spatial Plan proposed by the Governor of Aceh province. Currently, this spatial revision is in review by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of Indonesia and could lead to the rapid destruction of critical wildlife habitats and primary forests.

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Leuser Ecosystem - National Park Senior Team Receives SMART Ranger Patrol Training in Thailand

Leuser Ecosystem - National Park Senior Team Receives SMART Ranger Patrol Training in Thailand

January 4, 2016

Global Conservation Supports Ranger Training for Leuser National Park Ranger Teams and Management in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

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Thap Lan National Park – Epicenter in the War on Rosewood Poaching in Asia

Thap Lan National Park – Epicenter in the War on Rosewood Poaching in Asia

December 19, 2015

Over the past five years, Thap Lan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site just 3-4 hours from Bangkok, has become the epicenter in the war on poaching of precious rosewood as well as wildlife in one of the last intact primary forests in Southeast Asia.

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Leuser Ecosystem - Racing Extinction of Our Last Mega Fauna Species

Leuser Ecosystem - Racing Extinction of Our Last Mega Fauna Species

December 19, 2015

Global Conservation is supporting the work of FKL and HaKA to Save Leuser Ecosystem - the last bastion to save Big 4 Megafauna - Tigers, Rhino, Elephant and Orangutan - left in Asia.

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Guatemala Proposes Mirador National Park for UNESCO World Heritage at COP21 Paris

Guatemala Proposes Mirador National Park for UNESCO World Heritage at COP21 Paris

December 6, 2015

Mirador National Park is is under siege with massive fires encroaching on all sides. The government of Guatemala is seeking international support to save this priceless treasure to mankind.

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Rogue Oil Palm Company must pay $26m, rules Indonesia’s Supreme Court

Rogue Oil Palm Company must pay $26m, rules Indonesia’s Supreme Court

November 30, 2015

Global Conservation support for Leuser Ecosystem protection enabled the arrest and successfully prosecution of one of Indonesia’s most notorious palm oil companies, resulting in a $26 million fine upheld in Indonesia’s Supreme Court, one of the first major rulings for illegal forest destruction upheld in the country’s history.

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Morgan Freeman Visits Mirador National Park - "The First of  the Eight Wonders of the World" - Shines Light on Guatemala's May

Morgan Freeman Visits Mirador National Park - "The First of the Eight Wonders of the World" - Shines Light on Guatemala's May

November 25, 2015

Academy Award Winning Actor Recently Visited Mirador and Explored its Ancient sites and intact Tropical Forest and Wildlife Habitats

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Leuser Ecosystem: Tiger Poacher and Trader Arrested by Indonesian Police and Forest Rangers

Leuser Ecosystem: Tiger Poacher and Trader Arrested by Indonesian Police and Forest Rangers

November 25, 2015

Perpetrators arrested poaching and selling body parts of a Critically Endangered Sumatran tiger. Global Conservation is funding WCS-Indonesia for SMART Ranger Patrols in Leuser National Park.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Funds Leuser Ecosystem Megafauna Sanctuary

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Funds Leuser Ecosystem Megafauna Sanctuary

November 25, 2015

Global Conservation is Co-Funding HaKA and FKL, Local NGOs Working Tirelessly to Save Leuser Ecosystem

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