Where We Work


Global challenges require global solutions. That's why Nature Needs Half works to inspire others to collaborate on behalf of nature. In this way, region by region, we can protect half of Earth in time to end the Sixth Mass Extinction. Discover below more about your country and what others are doing to save our wild planet!

South African coastline. Photo by Benjamin Behre.
Golden Eagle, Mongolia. Photo by SoloGub.
Region
Mongolia

13

Ecoregions

0

Partners

18

% Protected

Remote, sparsely populated landscapes have worked to nature’s favor in Mongolia. But technological and economic integration continues a pace around the world, Mongolia will face new challenges as it works...

Beach in Mozambique. Photo by Hendri Brits.
Region
Mozambique

11

Ecoregions

03

Partners

22

% Protected

Mozambique is blessed with spectacular wildlife, and burdened by crushing poverty. The confluence of these circumstances has resulted in a 70% loss of Mozambique’s wildlife since 1975. Innovative projects working...

Khumgjung, Nepal. Photo by Martin Jernberg.
Region
Nepal

08

Ecoregions

0

Partners

24

% Protected

Climate change and an escalation in wildlife crime are two threats to Nepal's nature. Nevertheless, this country has responded with vigor, engaging local communities to help combat poaching and working...

New Zealand
Region
New Zealand

10

Ecoregions

0

Partners

33

% Protected

New Zealand’s famous coastlines and rolling green hills look pristine, but belie a more complex story. Overgrazing has placed New Zealand squarely in the nature “could recover” category. New Zealand’s...

Skagsanden Beach, Norway. Photo by Johny Goerend.
Region
Norway

05

Ecoregions

0

Partners

17

% Protected

A century ago, Norway was on the brink of losing its forests. Today, Norway's forests have recovered and continue to expand each year, offsetting 60% of Norway’s greenhouse gas emissions....

Bimmah Sinkhole, Oman. Photo by Katerina Radvanska.
Region
Oman

06

Ecoregions

0

Partners

2.6

% Protected

Oman is situated across an ecologically diverse region that includes coastal fog shrublands and beautiful coral reefs. While few formal protections are in place, much of Oman’s ecology is still...

India

India is one of the world's most biodiverse countries; it is also one of the most imperiled. This is why Nature Needs Half is working in this region, specifically, for the...

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Machu Picchu. Photo by Babak Fakhamzadeh.
Region
Peru

12

Ecoregions

0

Partners

21

% Protected

The intersection of Peru’s natural and cultural diversity forge a region like no other. But both nature and indigenous culture are threatened by the expansion of the oil and natural...

El Nido, Philippines. Photo by Fabian Irsara.
Region
Philippines

07

Ecoregions

0

Partners

15

% Protected

The islands of the Philippines are home to over 20,000 unique species found nowhere else on Earth. These lifeforms are utterly dependent on the equally unique island habitats that sustain...

Magadan, Russia. Photo by Artem Kovalev.
Region
Russia

39

Ecoregions

0

Partners

11

% Protected

Russia is a tale of two ecological stories. East of the central Ural Mountains, taiga forests and horizon spanning steppes are healthy and intact, falling in the Nature Could Reach...

Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia. Photo by Katerina Bartosova.
Region
Slovakia

03

Ecoregions

0

Partners

37

% Protected

Slovakia’s protection of the Carpathian mountains, Eastern Europe’s western most mountain range, is consistent with European Union directives and has preserved critical habitat for large carnivores, like the wolf. Challenges...

Touws River, South Africa. Photo by Isabella Juskova.
Region
South Africa

16

Ecoregions

05

Partners

7

% Protected

South Africa is divided almost equally into three separate protection level categories. The northwestern deserts are still largely intact, and therefore in the “could reach half” category. The northeastern grasslands...

Malaga, Spain. Photo by Elvis Bekmanis.
Region
Spain

07

Ecoregions

04

Partners

28

% Protected

Spain’s network of protected areas provides valuable economic opportunities for the country. But much of the natural habitat outside of these areas has been degraded, and now there are few...