Baritú Marsupial Frog

No Pain, No Gain in the Search for this Lost Frog

September 24, 2018

By Lindsay Renick Mayer If you’re biologist Mauricio Akmentins, your first thought when you hear the call of a lovely little frog lost to science for the last 25 years is not “holy $#@%, I think I just rediscovered the long-lost Baritú’s Marsupial Frog!” Instead, your first thought is that somebody is playing a less-than-funny Read more

GWC and Christie’s Harness the Power of Art to Protect Cloud Forests

September 24, 2018

No matter what species or habitat we’re trying to save, any conservation effort we embark upon at Global Wildlife Conservation is ultimately about people. To raise funds, create protected areas and develop communitywide programs, we must first inspire people to care about saving the species and habitats that most need our help. While statistics about Read more

A Q&A With Zaria Forman, Artist For Christie’s Global Wildlife Conservation benefit

September 24, 2018

Zaria Forman is one of the artists participating in the Global Wildlife Conservation benefit with Christie’s. The funds and matching funds generated from this drawing will purchase and preserve land from one of the last unprotected cloud forests in the Americas. Zaria creates incredible pastel drawings of remote landscapes, many in the Arctic and Antarctica, Read more

A Q&A With Ben Thorp Brown, Artist For Christie’s Global Wildlife Conservation benefit

September 24, 2018

By Haley Mellin, artist and conservationist Artist Ben Thorp Brown’s work addresses embodied experience, perception, and memory. Working across video, sculpture, performance, his projects consider the effects of ongoing economic, environmental, and technological change. This includes his Academic Forms with Rocks, which Thorp Brown generously contributed to Christie’s New York Post-War to Present Auction in support Read more

Cloud Forest

Forests that drink from the clouds

September 24, 2018

Still, humid air alive with the chatter of monkeys and the calls of colorful birds under a towering, tangled canopy. We are all familiar with the image of the rainforest. Vast expanses of green cloaking lowland areas in the tropics, rainforests tend to vary little in temperature and humidity. But as we scale mountains rising Read more

Wes Sechrest and Tom Lacher

GWC’s Conservation Superpower: Collaboration

September 21, 2018

By Dr. Thomas E. Lacher, Jr., Associate Conservation Scientist Professor, Texas A&M University Global Wildlife Conservation may be celebrating its 10-year anniversary, but to me it feels like so much than 10 years’ worth of conservation collaboration! I have been working with GWC CEO Wes Sechrest since 2005, and I worked with many of the Read more

Sumatran Rhino

Sumatran Rhino Rescue Plan Spurs New Hope for Vanishing Species

September 20, 2018

By Barney Long, GWC’s senior director of species conservation I often look back at two moments in my life that have helped shaped my life’s trajectory and career. One was reading about the discovery of the Saola in my school library and becoming transfixed by the mystery of this elusive creature. This led to many Read more

Actress and Model Suki Waterhouse Gets Wild with GWC

September 10, 2018

Suki Waterhouse is a woman of many talents. A British actress, model and entrepreneur, Suki can now add ambassador for Global Wildlife Conservation to her CV (and we have no doubt she will!). We are thrilled to team up with Suki to tell the stories of some of our world’s more overlooked and threatened wildlife. Read more