WILDLIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2019

DAVID SHEPHERD ORIGINALS CIRCLE

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

China lift a 25-year ban on the trade of tiger parts

16th April 2019

In October last year the Chinese government released a statement stating lifting a 25-year ban on the use of tiger parts and rhino horn in Traditional Chinese Medicine. This was a terrifying prospect considering that tiger populations have declined by 96% in the last…

In October last year the Chinese government released a statement stating lifting a 25-year ban on the use of tiger parts and rhino horn…

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Two lions collared in huge six-day mission in Uganda

4th April 2019

Our project partners the Uganda Conservation Foundation (UCF) have reported to us that after a tough mission through southern Murchison Falls across six nights they have successfully managed to collar two new lions. On the 15 February, the experienced team…

Our project partners the Uganda Conservation Foundation (UCF) have reported to us that after a tough mission through southern Murchison…

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Global Canvas 2019 explores habitats of the world

29th March 2019

Global Canvas, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s annual art competition for groups of children aged 16 and under, received a record-breaking 129 entries this year, celebrating 15 years of engaging students in wildlife conservation and art. For 2019, the theme was…

Global Canvas, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s annual art competition for groups of children aged 16 and under, received a record-breaking…

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