Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary II
New land purchased in the Nilgiri Plateau
The work of Rainforest Concern becomes more vital every day as deforestation continues around the world. They have saved many acres of forest and we must help them to continue this vital work.
Professor Sir Ghillean Prance FRS, world renowned botanist and ecologist, former Director of RBG Kew
Rainforest Concern was established as a UK registered charity in 1993 to protect threatened natural habitats and the biodiversity they contain, together with the indigenous people who depend on them for survival. In 25 years we have helped to protect 2.2 million hectares of threatened forests.
In partnership with Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
Sonja Dillmann has been Rainforest Concern's project manager for the Neblina reserve in Ecuador since 2012. She manages the Neblina Reserve from co-ordinating the forest guards, to overseeing the purchase of new land.
Conservationist Suprabha Seshan is the director of GBS. In 2006 she won the Whitley Award for Nature, and has travelled extensively educating others about the importance of a healthy, biologically diverse planet.
Environmental lawyer, Carlos Fernandez has worked with Rainforest Concern since 2007. First as our legal representative in Costa Rica for the Pacuare Reserve and now as manager of Urpiano turtle conservation project.
Antonio Lara is the President of FORECOS foundation, Rainforest Concern's project partner for the Nasampulli reserve. Through this collaboration, we help to protect Chile's endangered native monkey puzzle forests.
Rainforest Concern collaborates with Carlos Zorrilla and his grassroots organization DECOIN to protect the extremely biodiverse Intag cloud forest, and halt mining activities in this area of northwest Ecuador.
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