Ape populations are being pushed to the brink of extinction due to habitat destruction, trade in their meat, illegal sales in live animals, and disease. This fund supports local training in field conservation, law enforcement efforts, and educating communities.
Six of the seven marine turtle species are listed as endangered or threatened due to habitat loss, overfishing, and human exploitation for eggs and meat. The fund supports local education, training, and community outreach to provide people the tools to conserve nesting populations.
Rhinoceros horns and tiger pelts and body parts have long been in high demand on the global black market. This, coupled with habitat loss has led to these magnificent creatures being severely threatened in the wild. This fund helps to protect rhinos across Africa and Asia and tigers in Asia.