Links


Wildlife/Conservation Groups

Birdlife International
Working together for birds and people
www.birdlife.org/

GRASP
An international movement. Its goal is to conserve viable populations of all the great apes in their natural habitat.
http://www.un-grasp.org

THE ORANGUTAN FOUNDATION 
An organisation dedicated to the conservation of orangutans and their habitat.
http://www.orangutan.org.uk/

Animals Asia
A Hong Kong-based charity, dedicated to ending cruelty and restoring respect for all animals in Asia. Our projects include: Our rescue of 500 farmed bears in China is building a momentum to end bear farming forever by working with the government and the local community. Addressing Asian issues: live wild animal markets, emergency relief and usage of animals in Traditional Medicine. Please contact for further details.
www.animalsasia.com

BOS Foundation
The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation protecting orangutans and working to preserve the rainforest.
http://www.savetheorangutan.co.uk/

German Wolf Association
The aim of the GWA is a charitable, non-profit organization founded in early 1999 workoing for the protection of the wolf in the wild and in captivity.
http://www.wolves.de/

Saving Wildlife and Wetlands for People
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a leading conservation organisation saving wetlands for wildlife and people across the world. WWT is the only UK charity with a national network of specialist wetland visitor centres.
www.wwt.org.uk

The Dragonfly Project is a Registrered Charity run entirely by volunteers. Based at Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire, in co-operation with the National Trust, they run Dragonfly
Safaris and Courses. At the Dragonfly Project there are also exhibitions, live larvae in tanks, plus a Gift Shop. Whilst there you can also visit wetland, fenland and woodland habitat and see many other birds, plants and aquatic wildlife species.
http://www.dragonflyproject.org.uk/

PlantLife
Speaking up for the nation's wild plants. We work hard to protect wild plants on the ground and to build understanding of the vital role they play in everyone's lives
www.plantlife.org.uk/index.htm

The Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT)
Founded in 1975 by Vincent Weir - is an independent charitable body engaged in wildlife research and conservation.Since its inception, the VWT has focused on the needs of British mammals. Current work is centred on the bats, polecat, pine marten and dormouse.The VWT also manages more than 50 sites in England, Wales and Ireland, most of which are bat roosts.
www.vwt.org.uk

Wild About Britain
A UK registered charity and home to hundreds of thousands of pages on British wildlife, the environment and the great outdoors.
http://www.wildaboutbritain.co.uk/

Dr. Jane Goodall
"Every individual counts,
Every individual has a role to play,
Every individual makes a difference".
Jane Goodall Institute is a global organisation that empowers people to make a difference for all living things.
www.janegoodall.org.uk

The Barn Owl Trust
Aregistered charity dedicated to conserving the Barn Owl and its environment.
http://www.barnowltrust.org.uk/ 

The UK Wolf Conservation Trust
A non-profit organisation created to promote wolf conservation through education. Working to keep wolves in the wild.
www.ukwolf.org

The Snow Leopard Conservancy
Advances community-based stewardship of these endangered big cats through grassroots conservation initiatives, range-country environmental education, training of herders in wildlife monitoring, and collaborative research blending traditional knowledge and modern science.
http://snowleopardconservancy.org/

Working Animals, Farm & Pet Charities

Brooke Hospital for Animals
BHA has been working since 1934 to help relieve the suffering of horses, donkeys and mules working for poor people in the developing world. Our aim is to reach millions of working equine animals suffering pain and distress wherever the need is greatest. Our dedicated local vets and their teams provide free care, education and training in the heart of the communities in Egypt, India, Pakistan and Jordan.
www.thebrooke.org

Working Dogs for Conservation
WDC applies dogs' extraordinary abilities to further conservation. We do so through innovation, partnerships and exceptional dogs who live to work.
www.workingdogsforconservation.org

Compassion In World Farming
The leading farm animal welfare charity. We believe factory farming is the biggest cause of animal cruelty on the planet.
www.ciwf.org.uk

Labrador Lifeline Trust
If you need to re-home your Labrador, we can help you in the best possible way - beca use we really do understand.
www.labrador-lifeline.co.uk

British Hen Welfare Trust
There are currently over 20 million battery hens in the UK producing cheap eggs for the consumer. Most of these eggs are used in the processed food industry and therefore are 'hidden' from view just like the hens in their cages. The aim of the BHWT is : To see diminishing demand for battery eggs and increasing demand for British free range production. To see a strong and high welfare conscious egg industry in the UK where all natural behaviours are met. To see consumers take responsibility for what they eat, supporting and encouraging British farmers who work to high welfare standards. To raise the profile of the humble laying hen.
www.bhwt.org.uk

PDSA
Our mission is to care for the animals of needy people by providing free veterinary care to their sick and injured pets and by promoting responsible pet ownership. Founded in 1917, the PDSA relies entirely upon public support to maintain its services and without the generosity of pet lovers could not continue its work.
www.pdsa.org.uk

The Blue Cross
A charity that aims to ensure the welfare of companion animals. The Blue Cross exists to treat the animals of owners who cannot afford private veterinary services and to find permanent homes for unwanted or abandoned animals. Their aim is also to promote the benefits to humans of companion animal ownership and to educate the public in responsible animal ownership.
www.bluecross.org.uk

Greyhounds in Need
We are dedicated to the welfare and rescue of greyhounds. 
www.greyhoundsinneed.co.uk

Heartland Golden Retriever Rescue
Located in Knoxville TN ....helping homeless and displaced Goldens from Tennessee, SW Virginia, SE Kentucky, NE Alabama relocate to permanent loving homes all over the country.
www.heartlandgoldenrescue.org/HeartlandRescue.php

Canine Partners
Assists disabled people to enjoy greater independence and a better quality of life through the help of specially trained dogs. As a registered charity we receive no government funding and are wholly dependant on public donations and legacies. 
www.caninepartners.co.uk

Photographers

Andrew Watts - Natural History Photographer - Subjects range from small insects and flowers to big game and landscapes. A love of travel has taken him to Zambia, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia, Australia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Kenya and the Galapagos Islands as well as many places in the UK.
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Chris Senior - Photo Gallery Welcome to my world! Please enjoy the photos here: Some are more of a travellogue, whilst with others, I'm trying to get a little more artistic, so a mix of styles and subjects is ensured.
www.pbase.com/pawsforthought

Wildlife and Digital Photography - Bob Perry. Photographing the Natural World. More photos at:
www.bobperryonline.co.uk

Natural Encounters Photography
Ben Williams freelance (wildlife) photographer supporting many worldwide charities and trusts dedicated to their conservation and reintroduction to their natural habitat.
http://www.naturalencounters.co.uk/

Nature Photography by Leo Kulinski. Jr
Welcome to photographer, amateur astronomer, meteorologist and dedicated runner Leo Kulinski, Jr.
http://whalesandwolves.com/

Deanbirders
The result of two keen birdwatchers getting together and wanting to share their hobby with those that have difficulty getting out and about.
http://www.deanbirders.co.uk/index.php

Assorted Links

Artists for Conservation Foundation - Signature Member - Supporting Nature Through Art

I am delighted to have been accepted as a Signature Member of the AFC.  

"The Artists for Conservation Foundation (AFC) - formerly the Worldwide Nature Artists Group (WNAG) - is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the celebration and preservation of the natural world. The Foundation represents the world's leading collective of nature artists and an unparalleled pool of artistic talent focussed on nature. The organization's mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation, biodiversity, sustainability and environmental education through art that celebrates our natural heritage."

Rushmore Estate
is contained within the Cranborne Chase an ancient deer forest where King John came to hunt and within which the "Chase Rights" applied from the Saxon period until 1828. This is a truly unique area in terms of historical landscape with a rich archaeological heritage and diversity of flora and fauna. Today, the Estate is involved in a variety of activities including farming, forestry, conservation, leisure and sporting pursuits.
www.rushmore-estate.co.uk

Larmer Tree Gardens - The Jewel of the Cranborne Chase.
www.larmertreegardens.co.uk

Education 4 Conservation (E4C) is a social enterprise based in Warwickshire, England. Our aim is to connect people and nature through art and technology, which we achieve through a range of activities. These include Inspired by Nature workshops, our e-learning programmes (EnvELOP), and through our partnerships with organisations in this country and abroad.
www.education4conservation.org


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