• Oceans 5

    An international funders’ collaborative comprised of new and experienced philanthropists dedicated to protecting the world’s five oceans.

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  • Elephant Crisis Fund

    A joint initiative of Save the Elephants and the Wildlife Conservation Network working to end the ivory crisis.

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  • Shark Conservation Fund

    SCF is a philanthropic collaboration focused on halting the overexploitation of the world’s sharks and rays, reversing declines, restoring populations, and preventing extinctions.

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  • Lion Recovery Fund

    The Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) invests in the most innovative and effective projects across Africa that can recover lions and restore their landscapes.

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The diverse range of projects supported by LDF – from efforts to create and expand protected areas on land and in our oceans, to supporting grassroots and indigenous organizations working to secure important environmental protections and implement sustainable solutions at the local level – is a direct reflection of the array of efforts that are needed to turn the tide. Explore our projects below.

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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