Our Climate: A Bold Campaign To Put A Price On Carbon
This movement empowers the next generation of climate leaders and builds political will for a bold and pragmatic solution to climate change: putting a price on carbon.
Supporting Earth Protectors With Mapping And Monitoring Tools
Digital Democracy is launching Mapeo, a cutting-edge participatory mapping platform that helps indigenous communities protect their ancestral territories from illegal mining, environmental degradation, and other activities that threaten their way of life.
Task Force To Create A New ‘Global Deal for Nature’
This initiative helps support and connect conservation capacity around the globe to achieve ambitious ends.
Woods Hole Research Center: Understanding Biomass Loss In The Tropical Realm
The Woods Hole Carbon Monitoring System is an innovative, satellite-based tool developed by scientists at the Woods Hole Research Center, that is poised to transform how the world measures and tracks changes in forest carbon.
World Resources Institute: Global Forest Watch Biodiversity Initiative
Global Forest Watch recently launched a partnership with leading biodiversity conservation organizations to tackle this problem, forming the Global Forest Watch Biodiversity initiative.
Advancing the Rights Of Indigenous Peoples In The Amazon Basin
Amazon Watch partners with indigenous and environmental organizations in Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, and Colombia in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon's ecological systems.
Daily Climate: Turning Hard Science Into Climate Change Policy Advances
The Daily Climate helps drive science into public policy on climate change. It does so by reporting and curating important scientific developments on climate impacts, solutions, and adaptation efforts.
Global Canopy Programme: TRASE, A Big Data Dashboard For Supply Chain Tracking
Trase is an open-access online platform that revolutionises supply chain transparency for key globally traded commodities.
Mongabay: Global Reporting On At-risk Environments and Communities
With the support of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Mongabay will launch a special reporting project that looks at opportunities for protecting some of the world's most important habitats on land and in the oceans.
RESOLVE: Trailguard Ground Sensors For Advanced Conservation Monitoring
LDF is supporting a new technology, TrailGuard, invented by Steve Gulick and meant to stop poachers before they kill.
Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions To Reverse Global Warming
A grant from LDF will support ongoing communication efforts and research for this important project.
Aerial Mapping of Biodiversity to Advance Conservation Planning
Mapping forest biodiversity using a technique called airborne laser-guided imaging spectroscopy (LGIS) derived from the Carnegie Airborne Observatory Platform.
InsideClimate News: Exposing Climate Risks And Climate Deniers
LDF grantee InsideClimate News (ICN) has been busy at work pursuing essential and watchdog journalism related to the climate crisis, clean energy and the reversal of U.S. climate action emanating from the Oval Office.
Smartphone Monitoring in Liberian Rainforests
This grant supports Goldman Prize winner Silas Siakor who is working to protect Liberia’s rainforest from logging using innovative smartphone technology that empowers communities to monitor and report illegal deforestation activities.
EarthEcho Environmental Education
EarthEcho International is a leading environmental education organization dedicated to activating a new generation of youth to solve the most critical conservation problems facing the world.
Empowering Communities through Technology
Digital Democracy believes that technology must be used to promote civic engagement. This project supports communities in Peru, Guyana, Ecuador and Mexico in utilizing robust tools for conservation of bio-diverse hot-spots climate change adaptation.
Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund
CELDF brings together public interest law and grassroots organizing into a unique legal and organizing strategy – partnering with communities, civil society, and governments to drive a new paradigm for environmental protection based on rights.
The Biomimicry Institute
The Biomimicry Institute's AskNature project brings biology to the design table by inspiring and enabling innovators around the world to emulate nature’s time-tested forms, processes, and systems as they solve this century’s greatest challenges.
Campaign to Stop Coal Financing in Europe
This grant supports Goldman Prize winner Heffa Schucking in a campaign targeting Europe's top ten financiers to “stop bankrolling climate change” by focusing on institutional customers of these banks, such as foundations, churches, and businesses.
Through collaborative partnerships, we support innovative projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, while restoring balance to threatened ecosystems and communities. Our work is divided into six main program areas – Wildlands Conservation, Oceans Conservation, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Transforming California, and Innovative Solutions.Explore Our Programs