Video recording: Inspiring conservation stories from around the world

Welcome to the video recording of the IUCN NL Land Acquisition Fund anniversary event. To celebrate 20 years of conservation successes, we went on an inspirational online journey around the world. Watch the video recording of this online event to discover the unique conservation stories of five passionate nature conservationists from Brazil, Colombia, India, Iraq and Madagascar.

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  • Rosamira Guillen (Fundación Proyecto Tití – Colombia): Protecting and connecting the home of cotton-top tamarins in coastal Colombia
  • Nicholas Locke (REGUA – Brazil): The successful reintroduction of tapirs after decades of forest restoration in the state of Rio de Janeiro
  • Jeannie Raharimampionona (Missouri Botanical Garden – Madagascar): The voluntary relocation of people from protected areas
  • Hana Raza (Nature Iraq – Iraq): Pioneering leopard conservation by creating the first protected area in the Kurdistan region of Iraq
  • Vivek Menon (Wildlife Trust of India – India): Securing elephant corridors in the southern Indian state of Kerala


  • Arjan Dwarshuis, ambassador of the IUCN NL land acquisition fund.