The Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
is a strategic response to the impacts of climate change, invasive species, land clearing and other threats to the unique biodiversity and iconic landscapes of Australia. Bringing people and organizations together, our mission is to protect, restore and reconnect important areas of habitat along the entire 3,600 kilometre length of the Great Eastern Ranges from western Victoria to far north Queensland.
Founded by the late Doug Tompkins and his wife, Kris Tompkins, Tompkins Conservation
, is dedicated to establishing and protecting big, wild landscapes in Chile and Argentina where all the native plants and animals thrive. For two decades, this team has been creating national parks, recovering imperiled wildlife, implementing ecological agriculture, promoting healthy local communities, and supporting leading-edge activism.