Crowdfunding supports biodiversity conservation around the world

29 May 2018
Forest in Tasmania
"Tarkine in motion", threatened forest region in Tasmania (Photo: Rob Blackers)

A University of Queensland-led study has revealed the practice is funding conservation worldwide, including in countries with high global conservation priorities, such as Indonesia and Costa Rica.

UQ School of Biological Sciences Fuller Lab PhD candidate Eduardo Gallo-Cajiao said crowdfunding had harnessed the power of the internet to magnify the power of public appeals.  

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