Fostering collaborative conservation in Cardamom

A small team from LLF recounts a recent visit to Central Cardamom Mountains National Park, a legacy landscape in Cambodia. After experiencing the mountainous rainforest and meeting with staff and locals on the ground, the team departed feeling optimistic about the future of conservation efforts in the region.

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A centre of conservation economy in North Luangwa

A team from Legacy Landscapes Fund recently visited North Luangwa National Park, a legacy landscape in northeastern Zambia. While there, they gained insight into the project’s efforts to promote national and international tourism, the inventive approach to contain human-wildlife conflict, and how nearby communities work together with the park to establish a conservation economy.   

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Exploring the spirit of enterprise in Gonarezhou

Three members of the Legacy Landscapes Fund team recently visited Gonarezhou National Park, a legacy landscape in south-eastern Zimbabwe. As well as coming face-to-face with some of the country’s most iconic animals, the team were struck by the park’s immense professionalism and success of community outreach efforts in the area.

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22 May marks International Day for Biological Diversity

Today is an opportune moment to reflect on the importance of the earth’s vast biodiversity. For many of us, protecting species from extinction is a non-negotiable moral responsibility. But the reality of today’s rapidly changing world means there are also pragmatic – and urgent – reasons to commit funding and political will to biodiversity protection.

Below, we outline five reasons to save species, secure habitats, and preserve invaluable ecosystems.

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