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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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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

DSWF heads to CITES to provide technical assistance and advice

15th August 2019

DSWF’s Head of Programmes & Policy Georgina Lamb, along with Programmes & Policy Executive Theo Bromfield and DSWF CEO Karen Botha will be travelling to Geneva this week for the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) Conference…

DSWF’s Head of Programmes & Policy Georgina Lamb, along with Programmes & Policy Executive Theo Bromfield and DSWF CEO Karen…

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Operation Footprints: Update on veterans training rangers

1st August 2019

Supporting rangers across Africa and Asia to fight wildlife crime and protect endangered species is at the heart of our work at David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) and has been since our inception 35 years ago.  Without the frontline protection that wildlife rangers provide, many species would face almost certain extinction.  …

Supporting rangers across Africa and Asia to fight wildlife crime and protect endangered species is at the heart of our work at David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation…

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US Congress to Japanese Ambassador

8th July 2019

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