Awe & Wonder
ARTAIR PHOTOGRAPHY &
A COMMUNITY OF CONSERVATION
The Global Conservation Corps (GCC) is a nonprofit organization committed to bridging the gap between communities and wildlife. GCC employs its core strengths to approach conservation solutions from a holistic and long-term sustainability perspective. GCC believes that conservation solutions lie with the local communities adjacent to wildlife and wild places, and that the only way to truly achieve sustainable conservation is to partner with those communities and enable them to become the guiding force for conservation solutions.
GCC engages over 10,000 youth across 20 schools bordering the Kruger National Park in South Africa. Our impact focuses on conservation education, technology and media to inspire the next generation of conservation leaders. Our program engages youth from 5 years old and upwards to initially develop empathy, love and passion for the natural world. We facilitate this through safaris, conservation activities and weekly classroom engagement. As learners progress through the program, we engage in leadership training, entrepreneurial exposure, hard and soft skills training, and career preparedness. Our Future Rangers App tracks all lessons, activities and history of a students learning career, removing barriers to employment through the creation of a portfolio of evidence. GCC provides scholarships to top performing learners, along with mentorship opportunities. We drive our educational approach through the use of locally produced and targeted media to inspire the next generation of conservation leaders.
GCC additionally supports the brave field rangers on the front-lines of conservation, ensuring our youth inherit a world filled with wildlife, wonder, and possibilities.
The Katie Adamson Conservation Fund (KACF) is a community-based conservation organization based in the Denver, Colorado area. The fund was established as a non-profit in 2014 by Denver zookeeper Dave Johnson and is dedicated to a global mission of wildlife protection and cultural compassion and is active in over 23 countries worldwide.
As a powerful group of all ages and mindsets, we want to leave this world a better place for those that follow. The species we share this planet with deserve protection and dedication, and together we are doing everything we can to ensure they have a place and a voice. By working together we can ensure that our fellow creatures have a community that cherishes them and protects them. We travel and educate to create change. We empower and embolden. We are an organization of people who help animals by helping people. It is our conservation imperative.
Polar bears, Jaguars, Orangutans, Elephants, Wolves, Penguins, Gorillas, Sea Turtles, Tigers, Giant Pandas, Orcas, and Rhinos are just a handful of the species we work with. Join us as we teach at schools, build beehive fences to protect communities and gardens from elephants, train people how to sustain themselves without poaching wildlife, set up speaker presentations and create fundraisers, climb mountains and run races. There is no insignificant species and no journey too far to travel.
Help us to spread this conservation karma from shore to peak. We are more powerful when our voices echo together.
The KACF writes children's books about animals and conservation that we use to educate, excite and motivate kids of all ages to help preserve our ecosystems.
Wildlife Protection Solutions (WPS) is an international wildlife conservation non-profit based in Denver, Colorado. WPS's mission is to use technology for the conservation of endangered species and ecosystems.
Using camera traps and its exclusive WPS Watch technology, the organization conducts 24/7 monitoring of wildlife reserves to detect wildlife threats and prompt immediate responses to illegal activities.
WPS has compiled an extensive photo library of endangered animals in high resolution 360° formats. These videos are available to content creators, educators and other conservationists. The videos are available for viewing on the WPS YouTube channel and Oculus TV's WildX app.