Member Profile

Conservation Atlas

  • 17%
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  • 13.9%
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United States
  • 29%
  • 3
United Kingdom
  • 5%
  • 4
  • 13%
  • 2
  • 18%
  • 33%
New Zealand
  • 21%
  • 38%
  • 18.4%
  • 12%
  • 5.4%
  • 8.8%
  • 9.5%
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Our Mission

To support the protection of wildlands and biodiversity by expanding the public’s awareness of conservation efforts around the world. We promote responsible travel, which we see as one of the greatest methods of connecting humans with the natural world, ensuring that the long-term value of conservation will benefit local communities, biodiversity, and future generations.


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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Where We Work

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Over the last 18 months, we've:
  1. Traveled to 12 countries
  2. Performed over 50 interviews with various people involved in different facets of conservation
  3. Photographed a diverse set of conservation projects
  4. Produced our first short film, 'Conserving Iberá'

Tourism is a growing trend worldwide, and it will be increasingly important to help expand the mindset of travelers to understand the positive impact they can make when traveling to national parks and other conservation areas.

By educating travelers about the wildlife, the reasons areas are important to conserve, the threats they face, and the ways in which their tourism dollars can be directed to help ensure that local biodiversity continues to thrive, we can create a movement of travelers that use their vacations to do good for the natural world.

When communities understand the benefit that conservation of nearby wild lands and biodiversity can bring to them, it can greatly help the prospects of ensuring that those conservation areas can remain intact for the long-term.

Our Motivation

The wild areas of the earth need help.

As travelers, we can play a role in ensuring that the future of conservation is helped by our visit rather than harmed.

If you are a photographer, author, filmmaker, or conservationist that has an inspiring story to share, please reach out to us. We are currently working to compile a list of projects to showcase for the first three annual festivals, starting in 2020.

To contact Conservation Atlas, please email: [email protected]

Justin Lotak CA