Crowdfunding could be supporting conservation work of actors that do not have as much capacity for raising funds.
People power was critical in conservation work for the tree kangaroos native to Papua New Guinea. Image: If not for the public’s generosity, the iconic Statue of Liberty might not have the solid and impressive footing she does today. In the late 1800s, government funds for the monument were exhausted. Yet through a fundraising campaign, the New York World newspaper garnered support from over 160,000 residents to cover the pedestal costs. Just as large monuments need solid bases to ensure their long-term existence, so too does the environment. In the case of nature conservation, it requires money to support […]