Every year, the Whitley Fund for Nature honors experts in conservation--"environmental heroes"--for their work in protecting the planet and its species. The Whitley Award has awarded nearly £16 million to support the protection of wildlife and local communities.
Publications by Arcus and our partners, curated from recent years, make up a rich library of thought leadership for activists, scholars, and policymakers.
In an effort to better understand and assist queer people in rural areas, the Movement Advancement Project, in partnership with Equality Federation, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the National Black Justice Coalition, have prepared "Where We Call Home: LGBT People in Rural America." The report examines the way of life for the estimated 3 million or more LGBTQ people who call rural America home, and the structural challenges they face, including discrimination and limited healthcare access.. .
The year 2017 undoubtedly brought many challenges to the lives and liberties that we and our grantee partners are working hard to protect. But it also demonstrated the unflagging commitment of those fighting on the frontlines of our human rights and conservation movements.