13 Sep 2017 Story Environmental governance

Celebrate World Rangers day with #wildforlife!

Fighting crime, educating the public, and protecting our heritage… all in a day’s work for the rangers that safeguard Earth’s most treasured locations.

Every day, across the globe, men and women dedicate their lives to preserving some of our most beloved natural and cultural heritage sites. On this World Rangers Day, we honor those who have fallen and celebrate those who courageously continue their duties, reflecting on the vital role they play in preserving the wonders of our planet.

Perhaps you’ve visited any of the world’s hundreds of national parks and wondered what it would be like to work as a ranger. Working in nature is one of the many perks for these hands-on heroes, but their job description would be incomplete without the imminent threat of danger. Read more ...