Case studies
Reducing Illegal Wildlife Trafficking through a Community-based Conservation Approach in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

We built Conservation Cooperatives (CC) at two sites in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Protecting the Cotton-top Tamarin in Colombia

Proyecto Tití uses multi-disciplinary approach to conservation to protect cotton-top tamarins and the forests they inhabit in northern Colombia, combining field research and forest restoration with community engagement and education activities.

Fauna & Flora International - South Sudan Programme

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) provides support to the South Sudan Ministry of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism (MWCT), encompassing the Wildlife Service (WLS), and local communities through technical expertise and direct funding for the improved conservation management

POKOK - using anthropology to mitigate orangutan killing and human-orangutan conflict in Borneo

POKOK is an anthropology-conservation initiative (running from 2017-21) based at Brunel University London and supported by the Arcus Foundation.

The Little Fireface Project

Slow lorises, small nocturnal primates found throughout Southeast Asia, are threatened by the illegal trade for pets, medicines, and tourist photo props.

Motivating local communities to protect wildlife via direct payments from ecotourism

Ecotourism as a strategy for achieving biodiversity conservation often results in limited conservation impact relative to its investment and revenue return, and projects are often criticised for not providing sufficient evidence on how the strategy has reduced threats or improved the status of th

Cross River Gorilla Landscape Project

The Cross River Gorilla Landscape Project was initiated by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to help conserve the cross river gorilla, which is the most threatened ape in Africa with just 300 individuals remaining.

Alam Sehat Lestari

Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI) is a local NGO working around the Gunung Palung National Park (GPNP) in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The main focus of ASRI is to implement health and conservation-orientated community development programs in order to reduce illegal logging in GPNP.

HUTAN - Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Programme

In 1998, HUTAN, a French NGO, partnered with the Sabah Wildlife Department in Malaysian Borneo to establish the Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Programme.

Indigenous people engage in the fight against wildlife crime in Cambodia's last, large intact forests

The Veun Sai-Siem Pang Conservation Area (VSSPCA) is located in North East Cambodia and is the largest remaining area of intact forest in Asia. This extremely biodiverse forest is under threat from poaching and illegal logging.