Through your generous donations, the WILDLABS community was formed, and its greatest strength is the diversity and variety in the members’ expertise, skill sets, interests, and areas of research. By providing a space dedicated to making conservation technology information accessible and open to everyone, WILDLABS allows its members to stretch their knowledge beyond the boundaries of their own field or organization. The cross-industry connections made through the platform’s forums, virtual events, and social media spark insightful discussions and fresh ideas. This collaboration often leads to real-world results, as demonstrated by projects launched through WILDLABS partnerships like the Human-Wildlife Conflict Tech Challenge with WWF, members’ collaborations like BearID, and many other innovative initiatives.
Discovery Communications joined our efforts in 2016 with Project CAT, a ground-breaking, six-year collaboration with WWF aimed to ensure a healthy habitat for future generation of tigers by helping conserve nearly six million acres of protected land across four countries. Moreover, Discovery has mobilized its vast network to ignite global awareness and fuel additional investments into this incredibly ambitious and visionary goal—making our goal even more achievable. We are honored that Jam City has now joined this coalition of NGOs, governments, scientists, rangers, local communities, corporations, consumers, citizen conservationists and celebrities.
Your investment will help us fight poachers; root out illegal logging and expand the amount of forest under effective conservation; and help communities better address human-tiger conflict. Together, we will ensure the future of these iconic species.
Australia Fires Emergency Fund
There are no words to adequately describe the impact of the devastation to Australia. Loss of human life and an estimated 1.25 billion animals, including thousands of koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, gliders, potoroos, cockatoos, honeyeaters and other iconic species.
This loss in many forests will take decades to recover and the crisis is potentially pushing some animals closer to the brink of extinction.
The full extent of the damage has yet to be determined. But what we do know is that donors like you have made it possible for WWF to meet the immediate response to the fires, crisis recovery, and long-term conservation efforts toward securing Australia’s natural resources for people and nature in a time of climate emergency.
WWF’s mission is to build a world in which people live in harmony with nature. This is our moment. We are privileged to be entrusted with your investment to seize this moment to innovate – to both rethink and create a new future for Australia.