About Us

Explorers Against Extinction is the working name of UK conservation charity The Real World Conservation Trust (registered UK Charity No 1177505). The trust works to raise awareness about endangered wildlife and threats to wild spaces while also raising significant funds to safeguard them. Sketch for Survival, Focus for Survival, The Young Explorer Programme and Carbon for Conservation are among their initiatives.

Press releases

Sketch for Survival Wildlife Artist of the Year 2020 Short-List Announced

From an intricate geometric Tiger-Tail Sea Horse, one the most heavily extracted seahorse species in the world,   to a beautiful oil painting of a... read more

04.09.2020 • By Explorers Against Extinction

The Children Sketching a Future for Vanishing Species

Children from across the globe have come together to help secure a future for endangered species by donating wildlife artworks to a special... read more

25.08.2020 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Winning Photos Revealed in Life in Lockdown Competition

Conservation charity Explorers Against Extinction announced last week the winning entries in its Life in Lockdown image competition.  Photos... read more

15.06.2020 • By Explorers Against Extinction

New Art with Heart Postcard Service launched by Conservation Charity to...

UK based conservation charity Explorers Against Extinction (reg UK charity No 1177505) has launched a new postcard service to bring cheer to... read more

17.04.2020 • By Explorers Against Extinction

New Carbon for Conservation scheme launched - offset your flight emissions

Norfolk based conservation charity Explorers Against Extinction has launched an online carbon calculator tool offering a way for people taking... read more

10.02.2020 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Norfolk artist short-listed in national art competition

An artist from Norfolk is celebrating after his acrylic and ink painting of a blue whale made it to the shortlist of a national competition... read more

17.10.2019 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Animal Magic: stunning 'Focus for Survival' collection revealed on World...

**WORLD ANIMAL DAY - FRIDAY 4 OCTOBER ** Professional photographers including Will Burrard-Lucas and Peter Chadwick have joined forces with... read more

02.10.2019 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Art with Heart: Finalists announced in New SFS Introducing Art...

Norfolk based wildlife conservation charity Explorers against Extinction has announced the 100 finalists in its innovative SFS Introducing... read more

03.09.2019 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Teen's Epic 6,000km Solo Charity Cycle to End in Cape Town on Tuesday 9...

19-year-old Jack O’Shea, from Norfolk, UK is nearing the end of a gruelling 6,000km solo cycle ride in aid of charity. O’Shea, who has been... read more

02.07.2019 • By Explorers Against Extinction

How do you move a giraffe? Looking at the extreme measures needed to...

World Giraffe Day is an annual event celebrating the longest-necked animal on the longest day or night (depending on which hemisphere you live)... read more

19.06.2019 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Explorers against Extinction to shine a light on the plight of world’s...

Conservationists estimate that only around 800 Tapanuli Orangutans remain, making them the most endangered of the great apes, our closest... read more

14.06.2019 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Explorers against Extinction to help safeguard the world’s tallest mammal

UK based conservation charity Explorers against Extinction (EAE) is pleased to announce that it will be supporting the work of Giraffe... read more

10.05.2019 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Artwork by Oscar winning animator sells for over £4,000 in aid of...

Original artworks by famous faces including Oscar winners Nick Park, Dames Helen Mirren and Judi Dench have helped a conservation charity in a... read more

27.11.2018 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Wildlife conservation exhibition seeking an end to wildlife crime to...

Sketch for Survival is the idea of UK based charity Explorers against Extinction (registered UK charity number 1177505). At the heart of this... read more

27.09.2018 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Spotlight on endangered species – Sketch for Survival 2018 to launch on...

Explorers against Extinction (registered UK charity No 1177505) is delighted to announce that this year’s wildlife conservation campaign will... read more

21.08.2018 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Sketching a future for elephants – the 26 minute artworks with a...

Sketch for Survival is a touring wildlife art exhibition and affordable art auction in aid of wildlife conservation organised by the Real... read more

12.06.2018 • By Explorers Against Extinction

Specialist anti-poaching dogs to help protect Garamba’s endangered species

UK based wildlife conservation charity Explorers against Extinction is delighted to announce its partnership with conservation non-profit... read more

22.05.2018 • By Explorers Against Extinction