Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS)
GWS is the leading wildlife conservation NGO in Ghana with over 3 decades of experience in promoting the conservation of wildlife in all its forms. We rely on science and education to inspire conservation actions for the benefit of people and nature.
“We must all stand up to highlight the vital role played by important plant and animals, their habitats and to the disturbing consequences of our failure to conserve them.”
Eric Lartey – Executive Director, GWS
An exciting new partnership between the Ecological Restoration Fund and BirdLife International and its UK partner, the RSPB, will help support extensive conservation and restoration work along the African-Eurasian flyway, helping to protect vital landscapes and the millions of birds that journey along this route.
A controversial decision to allocate a large proportion of the Yala swamp complex to a private agricultural company jeopardises the immense natural value of Kenya’s largest freshwater wetland, as well as the range of benefits it provides to thousands of people in its vicinity.
To celebrate endangered species day, we’re introducing the anti-Dodo: Mauritius Kestrel. The official national bird of Mauritius, it is one of the world’s greatest conservation success stories, making the island nation and its BirdLife Partner iconic for preventing extinctions, rather than extinction.