Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is an international charity working globally towards their mission of saving species from extinction. Committed to conserving the diversity and integrity of the life on earth, Durrell has developed a worldwide reputation for its pioneering conservation techniques. This is why we at Biodiversitymatters consider the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust one of our top environmental hero organizations! Check out http://www.durrell.org/
Who was Gerald Durrell? Gerald Durrell OBE was a naturalist, zookeeper, conservationist, author, and television presenter. The founder of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust he was passionate about creating a reserve in which animals in need of protection could be kept and bred. Gerald married Lee McGeorge in 1979 and following his death in 1995 Lee was made Honory Director of the Trust. She continues to drive the pioneering conservation work of the organisation forward.
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