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David Shepherd

Wildlife Foundation

DSWF is an effective wildlife conservation charity funding key projects in Africa and Asia working to save endangered wildlife. DSWF fights for greater legal protection of endangered species; funds international cross-border enforcement programmes; builds capacity of key law enforcement networks; supports undercover investigations into wildlife crime; campaigns to bring an end to the trade in the parts of endangered wildlife and equips and trains rangers to protect vulnerable wildlife populations from poachers.

Our Work

“Since seeing hundreds of dead animals around a waterhole poisoned by poachers I have vowed to fight for the survival of wildlife."

- David Shepherd CBE FRSA

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The Art of Survival: Wildlife art for conservation

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DSWF supports vital wildlife conservation projects across Africa and Asia that achieve real results for the survival of endangered species. We help rescue and return animals to the wild when found orphaned or in the hands of poachers; support research into human wildlife conflict to create long-term solutions; monitor key wildlife populations to better understand their needs and equip and train anti-poaching teams.

News

Soccer Players Shine Spotlight on Tiger Conservation

13th June 2018

Staff at an international school in Thailand helped highlight DSWF’s work to fight illegal wildlife crime at their annual friendly football tournament. The annual competition at The Regent’s School in Bangkok has become a firm fixture in the local footballing…

Staff at an international school in Thailand helped highlight DSWF’s work to fight illegal wildlife crime at their annual friendly…

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New Life for Elephant Orphans!

5th June 2018

Their mothers were killed by ivory poachers, but last week two elephant orphans began a whole new life at a national park in Zambia – thanks to the support of DSWF. Elephants Kikaro and Njanji had to endure a ten-hour…

Their mothers were killed by ivory poachers, but last week two elephant orphans began a whole new life at a…

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DSWF Supports Film Festival

4th June 2018

The first ever ‘Freeland Film Festival’ is being held in the USA this month – and DSWF is delighted to be sponsoring this exciting world event. The festival at Green Lake, Wisconsin, is a global storytelling platform featuring films about…

The first ever ‘Freeland Film Festival’ is being held in the USA this month – and DSWF is delighted to…

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Engage

Click the images below to learn all about each of the endangered animals we are fighting to protect.