The Foundation

We are an international non-governmental organization (NGO) working in the area of wildlife conservation and biodiversity protection all over the world, integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) at each step of the way.

Wild at Life e.V. works tirelessly to rescue and protect species and provide them with safe habitat to thrive in. We promote public awareness and support wildlife conservation efforts, advocating for policies that protect and preserve natural habitat and animals calling it home.

Our areas of activity

Combating illegal wildlife trade
Hindering lion canned hunting farm practice
Endangered species rescue, conservation & anti-poaching
Providing Aid in War-Torn Regions
Climate change & natural disaster relief missions
Farm, stray, & laboratory animals rescue & welfare
Human-wildlife conflict mitigation & community empowerment

featured in an award-winning documentary

Stopping The Next Pandemics

a joint production of ARTE France, Georama TV, and NHK Japan

The film shows how illegal wildlife trade poses a serious threat to human health, and highlights the importance of preserving natural ecosystems to prevent future pandemics.

Your support is vital!

Wild at Life is completely funded by your donations. Your support is essential for us to carry on with our life-saving work. We kindly invite you to join us on this path towards a better future for all species and their ecosystems.

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The Founder

Aslihan Gedik, commonly called Asli among her peers, is the Founding Chairwoman and Chief Conservation Officer (CCO) of Wild at Life e.V..

During her nine-to-six hours, she works as an investment banker. With over two decades of experience, Asli uses her strong knowledge of banking and sustainable finance to tackle the problems threatening wildlife and biodiversity.

As an avid animal right activist, she has dedicated much of her life to protecting and rescuing abused, orphaned, and neglected animals. For example, she planned and conducted war-zone missions, most notably the abandoned zoo mission in Syria in the summer of 2017.

Additionally, Asli is a professionally trained natural disaster emergency responder and has overseen rescue missions for earthquakes, wildfires, and floods.

You make us proud!

We have been operating since 2016. During this time, thanks to YOUR support, we have achieved major milestones in conserving wildlife. We will continue to Keep Wildlife Wild, with YOU

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Our projects

Matusadona National Park & Chizarira National Park, Zimbabwe

Collaring also helps reduce human-wildlife conflict by enabling conservationists to track lion movements and alert nearby communities when lions are in the area. This can prevent unintentional human-lion encounters, reducing the risk of conflicts that could result in injury or


The trafficking of chimpanzees is not only a threat to the species, but it also contributes to the spread of diseases, such as Ebola and HIV, which can spread from primates to humans. Our efforts to combat chimpanzee trafficking include


Wild at Life e.V. is continuously pursuing rescue operations for the strays in Türkiye, aiming to save dogs and cats from the busy capital city as well as rural and forsaken areas of the overpopulated country. Our routine is, in

Jakarta, Indonesia

The goal of this project is to ensure the implementation of enhanced welfare standards for Indonesian primates, with an initial focus on ending the exploitation of long-tailed macaques. Therefore, this project has a major focus on the dancing monkeys. This

Find out about all Wild At Life’s projects.

News from the wild

Here is a handful of the latest Wild At Life news.
Here you will find updates of information contained in the description of our long-term activities, photo reports, videos and much more.

We invite you to read!

Project update
December 16, 2023

Angola Chimpanzee trafficking and poaching pose severe threats to these intelligent and endangered primates. Illegally captured chimpanzees often endure traumatic experiences, separated from their families and natural habitats. The trafficking of chimpanzees not only disrupts ecosystems but also raises ethical

Project update
December 1, 2023

Check out Jane Goodall Institute’s article on Tina, Januario, Walter and Jose from Mission Caita. The article is in English.

Project update
September 18, 2023

Check out La Nacion’s article on Mission Caita. The article is in Spanish.

Project update
August 6, 2023

Four days before World Lion Day 2023, Alma passed at the age of 23.

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