pelican on a beach at sunset
Australian Pelican Point Peron, Western Australia © Katherine Barclay

What we do

Our priorities

Solving Earth’s biggest Challenges

A future where people and nature thrive

Our planet is at a crossroads. The actions we take together now are important to protecting the natural world we rely on today—and for setting us on the path to a more hopeful, sustainable future. We're taking on the planet’s biggest, most important environmental challenges by focusing on priorities that science shows are the most urgent and where our innovation and expertise can be game changers.

Explore our priorities

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    Climate Change

    Global temperatures have risen sharply over the last century, and it is clear that swift, bold action is required to avoid the increasingly severe impacts of climate change.  Explore

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    Oceans

    It’s predicted that if overfishing continues at the current pace, all the world’s fisheries will collapse by the year 2048. There’s still time to reverse decades of damage to the world’s oceans. Explore

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    Land & Freshwater

    We have helped protect millions of hectares of lands and freshwater areas. And we plan to protect more by 2025.  Explore

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    Cities

    By 2050, two-thirds of people will live in cities. Thoughtful planning, smart growth and nature can generate benefits for communities, for people’s health and for the economy.  Explore

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    Wildlife

    Almost ninety percent of Australia's mammal species aren’t found anywhere else on Earth. Our native wildlife are counting on us for their survival. Explore

Red Kangaroo near the CCB Wetland System
Red Kangaroo Not all Red Kangaroos are actually red. Like this one, sometimes they are grey. © Andrew Peacock/TNC