Mission Statement:

To create a GLOBAL community of PASSIONATE teens working for wildlife conservation, and initiate youth-led projects focused on preserving wildlife biodiversity.

What we do and how to join us

The Wildlife Conservation Hub addresses SDG Life on Land through raising awareness about the Earth’s deteriorating biodiversity and encouraging youths to solve these issues utilizing art and creativity.

Contact our hub to learn more at staff@globalcolab.net. Join us online in our virtual rooms weekly. Take our one hour Hub orientation to get connected, see events!

Get involved in ongoing action or bring new ideas and action plans that we can help you turn to action!

What We've Accomplished So Far

About this SDG

Click here to see the UN’s response to the threat to biodiversity and ecology presented today.

UN SDG Response

Our Videos

Click below to see our video submission for the UN SDG Challenge addressing SDG 15, Life on Land!

Watch our Video

Our Wildlife Mentors & Amabassadors

Visit Links Below to Learn Moreand Start Taking Action

  • In the past year, nearly 7000 species of animals and plants have been reported in the illegal wildlife trade in over 120 countries
  • Of the 8300 species of animals known, 8% are extinct and 22% are at risk of extinction
  • Due to drought and desertification, 12 million hectares are lost (23 hectares per minute) that has the potential to grow up to 20 million tons of grain
  • 74% of the poor are directly affected by land degradation globally

15.1 By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements

15.2 By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally

15.3 By 2030, combat desertification, restore degraded land and soil, including land affected by desertification, drought and floods, and strive to achieve a land degradation-neutral world

15.4 By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development

15.5 Take urgent and significant action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity and, by 2020, protect and prevent the extinction of threatened species

15.6 Promote fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed

15.7 Take urgent action to end poaching and trafficking of protected species of flora and fauna and address both demand and supply of illegal wildlife products

15.8 By 2020, introduce measures to prevent the introduction and significantly reduce the impact of invasive alien species on land and water ecosystems and control or eradicate the priority species

15.9 By 2020, integrate ecosystem and biodiversity values into national and local planning, development processes, poverty reduction strategies and accounts

15.A Mobilize and significantly increase financial resources from all sources to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems

15.B Mobilize significant resources from all sources and at all levels to finance sustainable forest management and provide adequate incentives to developing countries to advance such management, including for conservation and reforestation

15.C Enhance global support for efforts to combat poaching and trafficking of protected species, including by increasing the capacity of local communities to pursue sustainable livelihood opportunities