Connectivity conservation recognises that connecting landscapes through wildlife corridors or buffers allows species to move freely from one habitat to the other. This conservation process minimises the impact on many plants and animals threatened by the fragmentation or destruction of their natural habitats.
The Territory Eco-link aims to establish a corridor that retains enough connected habitats to allow species to safely travel between protected areas such as national parks, private conservation reserves and Indigenous protected areas.
Other national and international conservation projects include:
- Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative in North America
- Terai Arc Landscape Project in Nepal
- Great Eastern Ranges Initiative on the east coast of Australia
- Gondwana Link in south-western Australia
- NatureLinks in South Australia
- Selous-Niassa Wildlife Corridor in Africa