Help STOP illegal wildlife trade

How is illegal wildlife trade threatening the future of many of the world's most iconic species and what can you do to help? 

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We Will Never Forget

Elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV) is a deadly virus which affects young elephants globally. By ACTING FOR WILDLIFE we can make a difference to these young elephants.

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Fighting for frogs!

More than a third of the known amphibian species are threatened with extinction. We will continue to fight for frogs & do all we can to stop them from going extinct.

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Sustainable Palm Oil Challenge

Join our Palm Oil Challenge - we want to make sustainable palm oil the norm. And to do this, we need your help!

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Our ecards are saving endangered wildlife

Buy your loved ones a charity gift from as little as £3 that will help change the lives of both people and wildlife.

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We help save endangered animals & wildlife around the world

Act for Wildlife is a wildlife conservation campaign led by Chester Zoo, helping to save endangered species around the world from extinction.

100% of your donations are spent on our conservation projects around the world, to make a very real difference to conservation in the wild.

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We Will Never Forget

Act for Elephants and help us fight a deadly virus that affects young elephants around the world.

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Get involved today

With so much to do for endangered species around the world, we’ve made fundraising for Act for Wildlife simple and fun, so it’s easy to act now.

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Making Wildlife Connections

Earlier this year we launched Wildlife Connections, a project led by Chester Zoo, to create safe spaces for our most precious local wildlife. As part of the project, we have been working closely with a number of different community groups and inviting them to attend a series of workshops and Masterclasses led by experts from the zoo and our conservation partners.

Tapir project - update from Brazil

Here’s the latest update from our project partners in Brazil - the Lowland Tapir Conservation Initiative. It sounds like the project in the Cerrado is developing well and producing some important and exciting results.

Lend your eyes to the wild

We’ve joined forces with Taronga Zoo, San Diego Zoo and the international wildlife trade monitor network, TRAFFIC, to raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade and how people can help in the fight against it.

What your support can achieve


Will fuel a rhino ranger patrol vehicle for a week.

Where does your donation go?

100% of your donations are spent on our conservation projects around the world, to make a very real difference to conservation in the wild.

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