World Land Trust

Buy an Acre

WLT can purchase and protect an acre of critically endangered tropical forests and other vital habitats for £100 in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mexico.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 8:09 PM, 2 December 2011 to 8:10 PM, 27 June 2013

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1001291)


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Tropical forests, grasslands, wetlands and other threatened habitats are crucial for the survival of endangered species, including mammals, birds, plants and insects. However, the continued loss and fragmentation of these habitats, due to urbanisation, conversion to agriculture and logging, are putting unique species at an ever increasing risk of extinction. Buy an Acre aims to secure biologically important and threatened habitats, providing a permanent safe haven for wildlife.


Working in partnership with local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mexico, WLT identifies areas of high conservation value that are under a high level of threat. Buy an Acre funds the purchase of these threatened l