• Mapping a global ‘safety net’ for the planet

    Protecting and connecting 50% of the world’s wildlands can ensure the integrity of our biosphere and support a growing human population.

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  • Flying laboratory reveals crucial tropical forest conservation targets in Borneo

    About 40% of northern Malaysian Borneo's carbon stocks exist in forests that are not designated for maximum protections, according to new remote sensing and satellite mapping from Carnegie's Greg Asner and his colleagues.

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  • INTERPOL recognizes international initiatives to tackle environmental crime

    LDF has been recognized for its efforts on the issues of environmental crime at the inaugural award ceremony of the INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Committee (ECEC), hosted by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) in Edinburgh.

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation awards $20 million in environmental grants

    The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced today its largest-ever portfolio of environmental grants, increasing the organization’s total direct financial impact to over $80 million since 1998.

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  • How tiny limpets do the heavy lifting of climate resilience

    Tiny creatures can have outsized influence in managing their environments.

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Through collaborative partnerships, we support innovative projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, while restoring balance to threatened ecosystems and communities. Our work is divided into six main program areas – Wildlands Conservation, Oceans Conservation, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Transforming California, and Innovative Solutions.

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