Biosphere Expeditions is proud to network with and be supported by many organisations.
Our global corporate partners are crucial in reducing our running and expedition costs (for example by providing Land Rover vehicles, high-quality Swarovski optical equipment from or Motorola two-way radios and cellular phones) so that we can spend the lion's share of two-thirds or more of your expedition contribution directly on the project in hand.
Biosphere Expeditions - supported by Swarovski Optik. Swarovski Optik is a world leader in the manufacture of precision & premium sports optics and supports Biosphere Expeditions with Swarovski binoculars, telescopes, range finders, image intensifiers and optronic devices, as well as sponsorship and other back-up. [more]
Motorola, makers of radio and other communications equipment, provide all important rugged and reliable communication tools such as handheld and vehicle radios, mobile and satellite phones, as well as sponsorship and other communications and logistical in-country back-up.
Official equipment supplier Germany & Eurozone: Globetrotter Ausrüstung is Germany's largest and most reputable outdoor retailer - their "Handbücher" (catalogues) are legendary. They supply BiosphereExpeditions with essential expedition equipment and also assist our expedition team members from Germany and the Eurozone in kitting themselves out for the expeditions.
Official equipment supplier UK: Cotswold Outdoor, the UK's premierretailer of specialist outdoor clothing and equipment, is Biosphere Expeditions' official equipment supplier for the UK. They supply Biosphere Expeditions with essential expedition equipment and also assist our expedition team members from the UK in kitting themselves out for the expeditions.
Official equipment supplier Australia: Snowgum, who began designing and producing outdoor clothing and equipment in 1974, is Biosphere Expeditions' official equipment supplier for Australia. They supply Biosphere Expeditions with essential expedition equipmentand also assist our expedition team members from Australia and New Zealand in kitting themselves out for the expeditions.
Official equipment supplier North America: REI, the biggest co-operative in the USA and specialist outdoor clothing and equipment retailer, is Biosphere Expeditions' official equipment supplier for North America. They also assist our North America-based expedition team members with purchasing their expedition gear.
Buff®, makers of the original multifunctional headwear, support our expedition teams by kindly providing custom-designed Buffs.
mtc, Namibia's premier mobile phone network operator, is provding support for our large cat project in Namibia. This support, amongst other things, includes SIM cards for our GSM/GPS collars, allowing us to track leopards, cheetahs and caracals using the mobile phone network.
The Anglo-Omani Society kindly supports our projects in Oman by sponsoring scholarship places.
Vascutek kindly supports our snow leopard expedition in the Altai by sponsoring scholarship places.
Ripe, producers of local, organic food in the UAE, kindly supplies our Arabian desert expedition with wholesome, healthy, vegetarian food.
Biosphere Expeditions works with a host of science and other partners. Below are just a few of them.
United Nations Environment Programme
World Conservation Monitoring Centre
International Coral Reef Action Network
Office of the Adviser for Conservation
Diwan of Royal Court
Fundación Cayos Cochinos
Honduras Coral Reef Fund
Whale Watch Azores
Department of Oceanography and Fisheries
(Departamento de Oceanografia e Pescas)
University of the Azores
The Snow Leopard Conservancy
Foundation for Sustainable Altai
Fundación para la Conservación del Quebrantahuesos
Lammergeyer Conservation Foundation
Emirates Diving Association
United Arab Emirates
We gratefully acknowledge the support of The Ford Motor Company Conservation and Environmental Grants for our Oman Arabian leopard and Musandam coral reef expeditions. Through the help of their grant programme, we can build capacity and add value by training and educating local rangers and people and purchasing much-needed research equipment. [more]
We gratefully acknowledge the support of Six Senses Resorts & Spas for our Musandam coral reef and Maldives coral reef & whale shark projects. Through the help of their grant programme, we can run outreach and education programmes aimed at local children and adults about the value of marine resources and how to protect them and local livelihoods. We also involve Six Senses staff and local scholars in our research, building capacity and involving people in conservation on a one-to-one level. [more]
We gratefully acknowledge the support of IdeaWild in providing camera traps to our large cat project in Namibia.
In November 2007, the East of England Development Agency (EEDA) launched a region-wide campaign aimed at improving and increasing business use of information and communications technology called the takeITon campaign. We gratefully acknowledge support from this campaign. More details 107.94 Kb.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the EOG Association for Conservation for our former Caprivi human-predator conflict expedition in Namibia.
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