Our Impact

Where and how we work

We work around the world in several ways: on-the-ground with local partners, through conservation partnerships like the KBA and SMART partnerships, and through extensive granting mechanisms. Our work primarily takes place in global hotspots and high biodiversity wilderness areas, maintaining our focus on Earth's most threatened wildlands and wildlife.

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30+ Protected Areas established

30+ Sites where GWC actively works

15/36 Global Hotspots

4/5 High Biodiversity Wilderness Areas


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150+ Threatened species protected

20,000+  Other species protected

48  Active focal species projects

22+  Focal species projects in planning


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90+ Partners around the world

38  GWC Associates

8  Ranger-focused projects

6+  Indigenous group-focused projects

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