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.
Fall in Bavaria, Germany. Photo by Wellington Rodrigues.
Region
Germany

05

Ecoregions

03

Partners

38

% Protected

Over one-third of Germany is protected. This percentage encompasses more than 90% of Germany’s remaining healthy and intact landscapes. To reach half, Germany must engage in significant habitat restoration and...

Gabon
Region
Gabon

04

Ecoregions

03

Partners

22

% Protected

Decades of isolation in Gabon have helped preserve nature and the wildlife it supports. But the expansion of global trade and the threat of deforestation looms large and poses an...

Orlu, France. Photo by Gregoire Bertaud.
Region
France

08

Ecoregions

04

Partners

26

% Protected

Centuries of intense farming, overhunting, warfare, and industrialization have taken a toll on France’s nature. This has not deterred French conservationists from pioneering new solutions to rewild the French landscape. Bold new efforts to...

Helsinki, Finland. Photo by Joakim Honkasalo.
Region
Finland

03

Ecoregions

02

Partners

15

% Protected

Finland’s low population density (the third lowest in Europe, behind Iceland and Norway) has helped spare nature from the brunt of intensive human activity. Nevertheless, over-management of forests has resulted...

Taveuni Island, Fiji. Photo by Sho Hatakeyama.
Region
Fiji

02

Ecoregions

0

Partners

5.4

% Protected

Over 80% of Fiji land is defined by customary ownership, meaning Indigenous communities manage the surrounding territories, often according to cultural believes that link people with land and sea. While...

Phillip Island, Australia. Photo by Aleksander Jason.
Region
Australia

30

Ecoregions

02

Partners

19

% Protected

The intact 2.5 million square kilometer Outback takes up most of the Australian continent and significantly contributes to this country's "could reach half" status. Coastal areas do not fare as...

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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Bariloche, Argentina. Photo by Guille Pozzi.
Region
Argentina

12

Ecoregions

0

Partners

8.8

% Protected

Private conservationists are driving the creation of new protected areas in Argentina’s wild places. In fact, much of Argentina’s fabled grasslands, the Pampas, remain intact because of the work of...

Redd Angelo
Region
Canada

40

Ecoregions

07

Partners

9.5

% Protected

Canada's 40 ecoregions retain substantial swaths of intact and healthy nature, placing many of its landscapes in the Nature Could Reach Half category. Still less than 10% of terrestrial and...

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