Forever Wild is for all of humanity.
With your help we aim to protect the vast and wild landscapes that produced the planet’s incredible biological diversity, and where the human spirit was nurtured. We are building reserves in Australia and sharing ideas with partners around the world.
93 The number of recently extinct animal and plants in Australia alone as landscapes industrialize. Untold cultural and historical markers, the identity of entire communities, and diverse economic design opportunities are gone with them.
Wilderness has the potential to mean so much to so many people. We work with societies to build on all the ways they identify with our planet. This is how, together, we create truly remarkable and valuable places!
Industrial activity across the planet is responsible for the destruction of global wilderness at a staggering rate.
But we can use wilderness wisely if we choose to.
Human beings have a connection to wilderness that reaches back millions of years into the past. It is where we lived, and died, and gave life to the next generations. Wilderness is essential to human well-being, and harbours irreplaceable markers of human history on this planet.
For many people to be able to reconnect with the last wild places on Earth is only a distant dream.
Forever Wild is an organisation like no other - we directly support the needs of human communities in vast natural landscapes, working with a diverse range of partners to support healthy societies.
Gazing at the night sky led to some of humanities’ oldest stories, greatest journeys, and proudest achievements. Yet stars that once guided us to new lands and formed stories for our children around a camp fire are lost to many.
Forever Wild will preserve areas where an untainted night sky will be forever accessible to humans to gaze upon, to connect with our past and keep the spirit of exploration alive.
Our Shared Earth Reserves will be where nightfall once again becomes a time of wonder.
400,000 Known Australian species yet to be named and described
Despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent on conservation, species are still blinking out. The landscapes are simply not large enough, the thinking not ambitious enough. Reserves must be at least 10,000 km².
New animal and plant genetics allow for rapidly increasing industrial clearing and exploitation of previously untouched lands. Tens of thousands of square kilometres are cleared every year.