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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

US Congress to Japanese Ambassador

8th July 2019

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Wildlife Artist of the Year category winner actions art to protect the pangolin

27th June 2019

We would like to say a huge thank you to artist Chris Rose and to TV presenter Nigel Marven for donating £400 to our Pangolin conservation project. Chris, winner of the ‘Earth’s Wild Beauty’ category at DSWF Wildlife Artist of…

We would like to say a huge thank you to artist Chris Rose and to TV presenter Nigel Marven for…

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African Elephant Coalition (AEC) calls Japan to close their ivory market

19th June 2019

The Council of Elders of the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) comprising 32 African countries and the majority of African elephant range states is calling on the government of Japan to close its ivory market, among the world’s largest, and support…

The Council of Elders of the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) comprising 32 African countries and the majority of African elephant…

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