Member Profile


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Our History

China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to environmental protection and biodiversity conservation. It was originated from the Milu deer reintroduction in 1985. As China's leading environmental NGO, in 2014, CBCGDF became a member of IUCN.

As a registered NGO, CBCGDF plays a proactive on biodiversity conservation, environmental protection and sustainable green development. CBCGDF encourages, empowers and enlightens people through campaigns, workshops/conferences, environmental educations and volunteer’s effort to ensure a proper utilization of China’s natural resources, environmental protection and wildlife conservation. Our NGO motivates people in all aspects of the society to become self-reliant, innovative and dynamic citizens and assets to the society.

CBCGDF is a member of IUCN and UN’s Global Compact, and an accredited observer of UN’s IPBES. It is also a member of Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN), a partner of CMS, and an observer of CITES and ITPGRFA of UN’s FAO.

Photo by Joshua Earle/ Yulong River, Guilin, China

50% by 2050

Why 2020?

We can stop the sixth mass extinction if we protect approximately 50% of the 846 ecoregions that provide habitat for all of Earth's biodiversity. That means finding leaders and organizations around the world willing to align exisiting efforts around protecting and interconnecting nature in the region.

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CBCGDF’s approaches in implementing some of the sustainable development goals include the following:

  1. Establishment of China Conservation Area (CCAfa) all around China
  2. Ecological Belt and Road initiative (EBRs)
  3. Volunteers efforts on protecting endangered species including the pangolin, the great bustard, the Baiji dolphin, and the bluefin tuna
  4. Combating wildlife crimes including illegal trade/poaching
  5. Safeguarding environmental justice through Environmental Public Interest Litigation (EPIL) in China
  6. Green/Sustainable Development
  7. International Outreach & Cooperation
  8. Campaigns, Initiatives and Conferences
  9. Environmental Education for Children
  10. Ecology and Poverty Alleviation

Our Work

We play an active role in the promotion of biodiversity conservation advocates and movers and is highly compatible with China’s ecological civilization construction.

How are we achieving HALF?

CBCGDF has joined hands with NNH to realize human well-being by 2050, by protecting half of the planet’s clean air/water, rich life supply, and stable climate that protect human’s most desired power source. After recognizing the catastrophic consequence that humans have had on each other and on the dissimilation of nature to the earth, we call for a concerted effort to achieve the forces of harmonious coexistence that will change human society and respect nature.

We are committed to building an ecological civilization and human destiny community. It also serves as a member of the international community and has joined in with an outstanding team. The network alliance will join hand with groups of fabulous conservationists from more than 20 countries in the world to create new opportunities and defend each other to defend the natural “wilderness” that still exists on Earth. Create a respectful and sustainable relationship between man and nature.


CBCGDF has a huge network of volunteers for wildlife conservation. At present, there are more than 300 volunteers in more than 20 provinces and cities in China.

Our efforts would not be realized without the strength and contribution of dedicated volunteers.

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