Wilderlands has developed one of the world’s first voluntary biodiversity credits supporting businesses committed to becoming nature-positive.

Imagine if you could pick a square metre of vulnerable Australian habitat and protect it forever. Wilderlands make this possible.

Wilderlands has developed one of the world’s first voluntary biodiversity credits and launched a platform to make it easy for anyone to start protecting nature today.

The Biological Diversity Unit (BDU) represents a 1sqm plot of permanently-protected and actively managed land in high ecological value projects across Australia.

Each unit is geotagged to enable supporters to track their impact through their personal profile, receive regular reports from expert ecologists on the ground and watch as nature flourishes thanks to their support.

Wilderlands has developed proprietary methodology that leverages state conservation covenant regulations and incorporates leading ecosystem management practices that are implemented across each project in collaboration with the landholder.

Since launching in August 2022, Wilderlands have protected over 60,000 square metres of vulnerable habitat across four projects including Coorong Lakes, Crowes Lookout, Alleena, and Budgerum which are owned and managed by their first conservation partner Cassinia Environmental.

Wilderlands attended the United Nations’ Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal and have been selected to be a member of the UN’s Biodiversity Credits Alliance.

We have received global recognition from publications including The Wall Street Journal, World Economic Forum, The Economist, Australian Financial Review and many more, as well as being selected to be part of the inaugural Silverstrand Biodiversity Accelerator as well as the Melbourne Accelerator Program and KPMG Nature Positive Challenge.

Wilderlands vision is to make biodiversity protection simple and accessible for all and our mission is to help achieve the Global Biodiversity Framework goal of protecting 30% of nature by 2030.

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