The Sloth Conservation Foundation (SloCo) is a registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation in the UK founded on the belief that teamwork and collaboration are essential for success. It is the mission of SloCo to bring together all people, partners, and institutions working globally with sloths to achieve lasting conservation solutions.
Some of the Sloth Conservation’s main aims are:
To fund and coordinate high-quality research into biology, ecology, genetics, and physiology of sloths.
To act as an accessible database of scientific knowledge, making all sloth research publications available to the people who really need them.
To tackle issues that sloths are facing in the wild by developing and implementing conservation strategies. They create a united community of people all working together towards the protection of all 6 species of sloths.
See what's up on their website.
Some of their projects
- Education programs in local communities
- Planting forest corridors to connect fragmented habitats
- Construction of wildlife bridges across major roads
- Tree surveys to ensure that the species needed to support sloths are plentiful enough
The SloCo is dedicated to saving sloths in the wild through research and conservation initiatives. It aims to stimulate progressive change through the education of local communities and lobbying for change at a government level.