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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Latest blog posts

A day in the life of a ranger

Being chased by elephants, charged at by rhinos and having to hide from armed poachers are just some of the dangers facing the rangers working on the ground in Kenya. Meet Joseph Kotoke who is working on the frontline of the war against the illegal wildlife trade and sees its devastating effects every day. 

Data is power in the fight against illegal wildlife trade

Senior crime data analyst for TRAFFIC in South East Asia, Sarah Stoner, tells us more about her job, why we’re encouraging you to become a Wildlife Witness, the reason behind the development of a Wildlife Witness smartphone app and how your support will help save wildlife.

Dos and don'ts of reporting illegal wildlife trade

Even though we want you to keep an eye out for any illegal wildlife trade activity and report anything suspicious you may see, we do want you to make sure you keep yourself safe at all times...

What your support can achieve


Will fuel a rhino ranger patrol vehicle for a week.

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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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