Penguin Conservation Charities


On Tuesday 29 December 2020 at 6:30pm, BBC1 are showing "Penguins:  Meet the Family" with Liz Bonin.  This is a great chance to discover all about penguins, and if you want to find out more about the work penguin conservation charities are doing to help, here's a list of them and their websites.....  

In the UK:

In South Africa

  • SANCCOB - the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB)

 In Australia

  • Penguin Foundation raises funds to protect and enhance Phillip Island's natural environment through research, conservation and education programs.

In New Zealand

In the US

  • Galapagos Conservancy working to preserve, protect and restore the Galapagos Islands 
  • Penguins International who also have ways to help penguins
  • Global Penguin Society (also based in Argentina) - dedicated to the survival and protection of the world´s penguin species, fostering integrated ocean conservation through science, management and community education.  The site took a few moments to load last time I visited, so please be patient! 
  • WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) has worked with Magellanic Penguins since 1982
  • Pew Trusts - one of their projects is Protecting Antartica's Southern Ocean

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