Our Story

As we move through the 21st Century, conservation of wildlife has become a flagship for change, as the destruction of rainforest becomes a major driver of global warming. Whilst talk of broad scale solutions dominate political agendas, we continue to see very little on ground action, or the necessary effective large scale activities from either governments or large well established Non-Government Organisations (NGO). Projects that genuinely support this required change are largely undertaken by small species specific NGOs, many of whom fight to protect small habitat areas critical to their species.

Protection of forest is critical to life and the current rate of destruction cannot be sustained. This is not only scientifically proven but to the average person is plainly apparent as the consequences of global warming devastate communities. We know it needs to stop and on a personal level most of us are prepared to start making those small changes. But will it be too little too late?

Wildlife Asia is a collaboration between grass roots but highly effective conservation organisations. These organisations have grown and developed as both lean and efficient, generating significant funding for species focused projects throughout South East Asia. Recognising the need to address the large scale conservation initiatives, it makes sense to pool resources and administrate under one banner. Wildlife Asia also provides the opportunity to present to donors a broader focused delivery and more appealing sponsorship and donation options.

We hope that our supporters will agree with this new and enterprising approach to wildlife conservation and that Wildlife Asia can become a recognisable and trusted brand through the demonstration of genuine and successful projects that truly improve the state of our planet.

Welcome on board as we work together for a sustainable future!

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Wildlife Asia
Association: A1015623S
Charitable Collections License: 21341
Register of Environmental Organisations 4.12.12 (Proof of Tax Deductibility)
ABN: 32 143 935 769

Mission
The primary objective of Wildlife Asia is the protection and enhancement of the natural habitat of orangutans, gibbons, Asian rhinos, bears, elephants, tigers and other Asian wildlife.

Background
Wildlife Asia is a not for profit association raising funds in Australia
to increase conservation contribution, capacity and efficiency for wildlife conservation.

Wildlife Asia and its field programs are active, throughout South East Asia in:
• habitat protection (in particular tropical rainforest),
• wildlife conservation (in particular orangutan, rhino, bear, gibbon, elephant and tiger), and
• sustainable development for local communities.

Wildlife Asia member organisations include:

  • The Orangutan Project
  • The Silvery Gibbon Project
  • The Asian Rhino Project
  • Free the Bears
  • International Elephant Project

More about Wildlife Asia

We now have a shining example of how like minded charities can work together to increase their direct and real on the ground contributions to the conservation and welfare of wildlife.

The Orangutan Project, The Asian Rhino Project, Free the Bears and The Silvery Gibbon Project, all long standing Registered Australian Environmental Organisations with Tax Deductible Status, have joined to form a new umbrella organisation called ‘Wildlife Asia’. The primary objective of Wildlife Asia is to increase: conservation contribution, capacity and efficiency for wildlife conservation.

Wildlife in Asia is reaching a crisis point. Due to habitat loss and poaching many species have their backs against the wall. This new holistic approach will give the Australian private, philanthropist and business communities the opportunity to contribute to broad reaching support for wildlife in Asia, backed by four of Australia’s premier conservation charities. Already formed by four of the most efficiency conservation charities within Australia, Wildlife Asia will create even more efficiencies through ‘shared services’, to ensure that even more of every dollar raised can go straight to the field.



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  • Winning the Australian Ethical Community Grant will help us to protect one of the last remaining pop
    18/Jul/2017 02:33
  • Unbelievably, the Javan gibbon still exists, despite living on the most populated island in the worl
    17/Jul/2017 06:21
  • We’re shortlisted for a Community Grant from Australian Ethical to support Rhino Protection Units
    10/Jul/2017 05:12
  • Also right next to one of the last remaining wild populations of Javan gibbons.... Tell us what you
    02/Jul/2017 12:20
  • Day 2 of the Sunda Pangolin Conservation Planning Workshop. So many unanswered questions around this
    29/Jun/2017 05:32
  • Check out our latest newsletter for an update on the programs we support! Lots of exciting things ha
    29/Jun/2017 00:31
  • Want to know a little bit more about why we are working to save wildlife in Karen State? The window
    24/Jun/2017 03:51
  • Sampling Karen whiskey in the village! This was the first bit out ( I'm sure there is a more technic
    22/Jun/2017 03:42
  • A wonderful few days with ABC and BBC helping to bring a story about the Karen and their hopes for t
    21/Jun/2017 07:52
  • Did you know that it is World Ocean Week? In honour of this we would like to make a special shout ou
    08/Jun/2017 05:48
  • Did you know that it is World Ocean Week? In honour of this we would like to make a special shout
    07/Jun/2017 06:52
  • *LAST CHANCE * Applications close at midnight AWST today. We have just posted this exciting oppor
    06/Jun/2017 23:10
  • Did you know that the pangolin is the most illegally trafficked mammal in the world? Share before
    06/Jun/2017 07:37
  • We have just posted this exciting opportunity for someone to join our team on the Karen Wildlife Con
    02/Jun/2017 02:10
  • A hunter passes a camera trap, oblivious to the protectors that await. The demand for wildlife pro
    26/May/2017 01:55
  • We have just posted this exciting opportunity for someone to join our team on the Karen Wildlife Con
    24/May/2017 15:05
  • Whose kitty cat does this at home? That is one content leopard 😴 This newly discovered,healthy
    22/May/2017 23:00
  • NIGHT PROWLERS CAUGHT IN THE ACT! We are happy to see these two Malayan porcupine are happy ‘doing
    20/May/2017 01:30
  • We have just posted this exciting opportunity for someone to join our team on the Karen Wildlife Con
    18/May/2017 22:00
  • Is that a new species of bird I see? The Karen people have an innate respect for their natural worl
    18/May/2017 03:19
  • We have just posted this exciting opportunity for someone to join our team on the Karen Wildlife Con
    16/May/2017 07:46
  • Did you catch this recent news? http://www.voanews.com/a/myanmar-karen-state-wildlife-sanctuary-chi
    14/May/2017 00:30
  • A few years ago we started putting some camera traps around Karen State. What we found was INCREDIBL
    12/May/2017 04:15
  • The Karen people have big plans to ensure their natural resources are sustainably managed. Check o
    11/May/2017 11:05
  • An interesting perspective on the difficulties of undertaking conservation in Indonesia. "Staff fr
    09/May/2017 08:06

Twitter

  • Exciting job opportunity just posted!!! Come and join us on the Karen Wildlife Conservation Initiative https://t.co/jqvrXg6nKqTue May 16 07:54:59 +0000 2017
  • The Karen people have big plans to ensure their natural resources are sustainably managed. Find out how! https://t.co/FFoSMNBfy5Thu May 11 04:10:08 +0000 2017
  • @austethical Thank you for helping to save the #LastPlaceonEarth. Letting go of this paradise is not an option. https://t.co/qdAkgyRZXzThu May 04 01:26:53 +0000 2017
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  • The Leuser Ecosystem is a globally important carbon sink. Learn more about it: https://t.co/vuzXweton7… https://t.co/fWCwpR1RJFSun Apr 16 11:20:14 +0000 2017
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  • Graphic artist @EarthHeiress tells the story of the Leuser Ecosystem. Find out why it matters:… https://t.co/o48rFs8P8JFri Apr 14 22:20:11 +0000 2017
  • No matter where you live, we depend on the Leuser Ecosystem. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement.… https://t.co/4w8kMvpPU8Fri Apr 14 10:20:14 +0000 2017
  • Join the #LoveTheLeuser Ecosystem movement, a global effort to raise the profile of the Leuser:… https://t.co/cJNUToKAxVThu Apr 13 02:20:09 +0000 2017
  • To protect the Leuser Ecosystem, we have a plan to make it famous: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/ME7uOhEISKTue Apr 11 22:15:13 +0000 2017
  • The Leuser Ecosystem is a land of rare beauty. Help protect this ecosystem: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/2lAY56I1I6Mon Apr 10 23:30:29 +0000 2017
  • Sumatran orangutans #LoveTheLeuser! Join the movement to protect this amazing place. https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/2l6mNGTWsLSun Apr 09 23:30:30 +0000 2017
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  • Full of life, the Leuser Ecosystem is Indonesia at its wildest. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement:… https://t.co/bbYvmFWGqJSat Apr 08 01:30:21 +0000 2017
  • There are few places that vibrate w/ the power of nature like the Leuser Ecosystem: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuserThu Apr 06 06:30:33 +0000 2017
  • Graphic artist @EarthHeiress tells the story of the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/MONxl9quDCWed Apr 05 01:25:07 +0000 2017
  • Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement to protect clean drinking water for millions: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/fwsQPvBSTsTue Apr 04 02:05:19 +0000 2017
  • #LoveTheLeuser Ecosystem? Let’s get the world excited to protect this amazing place: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/jiVvpfBbKQSun Apr 02 21:05:08 +0000 2017
  • Millions of Acehnese & North Sumatran people #LoveTheLeuser! Find out why: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #WaterIsLife https://t.co/wmu7SjfoihSun Apr 02 01:05:09 +0000 2017
  • Millions of Acehnese & North Sumatran people #LoveTheLeuser for protection against flooding: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/MLMJjv9TGcFri Mar 31 23:05:11 +0000 2017

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