10.0502 Animal Conservation Campaigns & Organisations

RSPB - South East England Office

Description

Regional Office of Europe's largest wildlife conservation charity which has more than a million members. Campaigns for the conservation of wild birds, wildlife and the environment. 180-plus nature reserves, including 18 in the South East. Network of local groups for adults and young people brings the environment to life through meetings, events and projects.

Location

1st Floor Pavilion View,
19 New Road,
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1UF
United Kingdom

Bite-Back

Description

Formed in 2002, Bite-Back is the UK's only organisation dedicated to the protection of sharks by reducing consumer demand for its meat and fins. With the law of supply and demand at its cornerstone, Bite-Back works together with restaurants, fishmongers and retailers to remove shark products from menus and fish counters, effectively lowering the trade in this threatened species.

Location

United Kingdom

Hawk & Owl Trust

Description

National charity dedicated to the conservation and appreciation of all birds of prey, including owls. Achieves its major aim of creating and enhancing wild habitats for birds of prey through projects which involve practical research, creative conservation and education. Projects are often conducted in close partnership with landowners and farmers and with other like-minded organisations. Publishes a newsletter and educational materials for all ages. It also runs an ‘Adopt a Box’ scheme.

Location

PO Box 400,
Bishops Lydeard TA4 3WH
United Kingdom

The Gorilla Organization

Description

The Gorilla Organization works internationally to save the world's last remaining gorillas from extinction by funding grass-roots projects run by local African partners aimed at tackling the ever present threats to the gorillas' long term survival.

Location

110 Gloucester Avenue,
London NW1 8HX
United Kingdom

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Description

A Kenya and UK-registered charity dedicated to the protection, preservation and conservation of wildlife and habitats in Kenya. Best known for its orphans' project, which involves the rescue of orphaned baby elephants and rhinos - too often the innocent victims of the ivory trade claiming the lives of their mothers. Orphans' are hand-reared and rehabilitated so that they may return to the wild when grown. Support the orphans' project through the fostering of an orphan via the website. The fostering makes for a unique gift for family and friends as well.

Location

2nd Floor, 3 Bridge Street,
Leatherhead KT22 8BL
United Kingdom

RSPB

Description

Europe’s largest wildlife conservation charity with more than a million members. Campaigns for the conservation of wild birds and the environment. Currently seeking better legal protection for wildlife sites, working to reserve the declines in farmland birds and addressing transport and climate change issues. Creates a safe haven for wildlife in its many nature reserves which attract over a million visitors a year. Has a network of local groups for adults and young people which brings the environment to life through meetings, events and projects.

Location

UK Headquarters, The Lodge, Sandy SG19 2DL
United Kingdom

Butterfly Conservation

Description

The UK charity taking action to save butterflies, moths and their habitats. Over the last 50 years, many species of butterfly and moth have declined dramatically in both abundance and range. More than half our native butterfly species are now under serious threat and five are already extinct in the UK. You can directly help to support the vital conservation work by joining the organisation.

Location

Manor Yard,
East Lulworth BH20 5QP
United Kingdom

Born Free Foundation (BFF)

Description

An international wildlife charity working to prevent cruelty, alleviate suffering and encourage everyone to treat all individual animals with respect. Born Free believes wildlife belongs in the wild and is dedicated to the conservation of rare species in their natural habitat, and the phasing out of traditional zoos.

Location

3 Grove House,
Foundry Lane,
Horsham, West Sussex RH13 5PL
United Kingdom

Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust

Description

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust is a conservation NGO based on the Isle of Mull, Scotland. HWDT has pioneered practical, locally based conservation through education and the study of whales, dolphins and porpoises in the Hebrides. Read more »

Location

Clydesdale Bank Building, Tobermory, Argyll and Bute PA75 6NU
United Kingdom
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