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

BEAUTIFUL WILDLIFE ART

The Art of Survival: Wildlife art for conservation

PROTECT

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

‘Antique’ Ivory Investigation Strengthens Case For Trade Ban

11th July 2018

The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation has renewed its call for the total ban on the sales of ivory, after a new investigation reiterated that ‘antique’ ivory legally on sale in Europe is often actually from recently poached elephants. Researchers from…

The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation has renewed its call for the total ban on the sales of ivory, after a…

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Saddling Up To Save Wildlife – RideLondon-Surrey 100 2018

10th July 2018

Six conservation champions are tackling the gruelling Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 2018 this month to raise vital funds for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF). Cycling students Rhianna O’Connor, Jeehoon Kang and Jordan Otty will be joining thousands of riders to pedal…

Six conservation champions are tackling the gruelling Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 2018 this month to raise vital funds for the David Shepherd…

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Calling All Young Artists!

4th July 2018

Global Canvas Children’s Art Competition 2019 If you’re young, arty and concerned about conservation, why not enter this year’s ‘Global Canvas’ contest? Your colourful creation could end up on display at London’s famous Natural History Museum! The annual Global Canvas…

Global Canvas Children’s Art Competition 2019 If you’re young, arty and concerned about conservation, why not enter this year’s ‘Global…

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Engage

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