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!



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

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.

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.

Coming soon!


  • This image from Paul Hilton so beautifully captures the connection and commitment this incredible w
    30/Nov/2016 06:22
  • We are so incredibly disappointed to report that yesterdays decision did not go in favour of conserv
    30/Nov/2016 06:12
  • Still waiting!
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  • GeRAM standing strong waiting in the Jakarta state court right now on 29th November. After the 3 wee
    29/Nov/2016 06:58
  • People power matters!! Join the GeRAM Action Week before the court verdict is delivered tomorrow, T
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  • More great work from our Youth Ambassadors! "Thank you American School of Marrakech for an enlighten
    15/Nov/2016 13:25
  • Wildlife Asia just loves kids who want to make a difference ❤️ Many of you may remember Finn, wh
    14/Nov/2016 03:19
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    10/Nov/2016 02:14
  • After much anticipation the The Aceh Citizen Lawsuit Movement (GeRAM) court verdict was delayed for
    09/Nov/2016 01:21
  • Great article from Metro UK about our Kids Cut Conflict Palm Oil Youth Ambassadors raising awareness
    08/Nov/2016 01:24
  • FREE STREAMING EXTENDED!!!! Please please please watch this. 1 hr and 40 mins that will arm you with
    07/Nov/2016 04:51
  • Abu Kari Aman Jarum is one of the 9 plaintiffs of the Aceh Citizen Lawsuit Movement (GeRAM) and has
    06/Nov/2016 23:05
  • Don’t miss out on Leonardo DiCaprio’s long awaited documentary on #ClimateChange, Before The Flo
    06/Nov/2016 06:55
  • New funding for gibbon conservation! The SSA has created the “Save the Gibbon Fund” from money r
    06/Nov/2016 04:10
  • Check out this inspiring animation!! It tells the story of the brave struggle of an Aceh community m
    05/Nov/2016 01:45
  • The GeRAM citizen lawsuit case is heading towards its conclusion! The final decision will be heard i
    04/Nov/2016 06:34
  • A great little video from two Junior Team Members, Imari and Una launching Kids Cut Conflict Palm O
    01/Nov/2016 01:39
  • We are very sad to report that the gibbon rescued during the week did not make it, despite the very
    28/Oct/2016 12:34
  • Inspiring community movement to protect the Leuser Ecosystem. Well worth sharing this awesome little
    28/Oct/2016 12:20
  • A sneak peak from Before the Flood with footage from Leo's visit to Leuser. Forest Nature and Enviro
    26/Oct/2016 03:59
  • Last month we were able to take award winning photographer Paul Hilton into the forests of Java to w
    26/Oct/2016 02:47
  • Check out the time and date below for free streaming of Leo DiCaprio's new documentary 'Before the F
    26/Oct/2016 01:58
  • Today is INTERNATIONAL GIBBON DAY! There are so many gibbons whose lives have been saved thanks to
    24/Oct/2016 02:27


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  • Learning to tell our story a little better, engaging people to invest in their future! #ChangeTheWorldThu Nov 24 05:35:04 +0000 2016
  • Don’t miss out on #BeforeTheFlood, featuring HAkA’s Farwiza and the #LeuserEcosystem. Watch it: https://t.co/0nOTkcy5lRMon Nov 07 04:50:12 +0000 2016
  • Abu Kari Aman Jarum has fought to #SaveLeuserEcosystem for over 40 years. Join the fight by signing the petition:… https://t.co/Jx3ay8rBUkSun Nov 06 19:05:15 +0000 2016
  • Actor/activist @LeoDiCaprio signed the petition to #SaveLeuserEcosystem. Please sign too!: https://t.co/KZ2TbC6N8g https://t.co/M6XWNFcgcpSat Nov 05 23:50:11 +0000 2016
  • Watch the GeRAM animation on their struggle to #SaveLeuserEcosystem: https://t.co/UEpHu8NGQaSat Nov 05 06:45:09 +0000 2016
  • RT @haka_sumatra: Thank you very much @wildlifeasia13 for the support! Sign the petition NOW! We need 2700 more to reach our target! #SaveL…Fri Nov 04 07:36:19 +0000 2016
  • I stand with @haka_sumatra in support of Aceh's citizen's lawsuit movement (GeRAM) to #SaveLeuserEcosystem, sign: https://t.co/VZhGl8u4FAFri Nov 04 06:26:58 +0000 2016
  • Release of the Gibbon https://t.co/zFGAGqhvhL via @NatGeoWed Oct 26 03:28:10 +0000 2016
  • RT @RacingXtinction: Quarter million people called for @PepsiCo to cut Conflict Palm Oil! https://t.co/eKtxIduWaq @RAN @wildlifeasia13 http…Tue Oct 04 02:00:10 +0000 2016
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  • What an amazing bunch of people working their butts off to #SaveLeuserEcosystem. This is just one of many milestones https://t.co/eaL6SHQdPSWed Mar 30 06:07:33 +0000 2016
  • @LeoDiCaprio shining the spotlight on Leuser. Thank you! #SaveLeuserEcosystem https://t.co/2v3IJIYNUtWed Mar 30 06:04:41 +0000 2016
  • Thanks for joining us Perth! #RacingExtinction #StartWith1Thing Stay tuned for the next screening and let's go big! https://t.co/QDZn3OGwD5Mon Mar 07 07:07:49 +0000 2016

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