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Become a member

We value your support. By joining the The Chagos Conservation Trust – US, you will be part of a sustained conservation effort in the Chagos. Members will be kept abreast of developments in the Chagos as they happen, and receive regular updates on conservation and management activities through a newsletter.

Note: For U.S. tax payers, membership dues and any voluntary donations are 100% tax deductible.

Credit Card or PayPal

The easiest way to pay is using a credit or debit card, or a PayPal account. Simply select your preferred option from a one year membership ($32) or the introductory four year membership rate ($100) from the drop down menu below, then click on the ‘Pay Now’ button to process your payment.

If using a credit card, please click on the link that says ‘Return to donations coordinator’ at the end of processing to return to the Chagos Conservation Trust – US website.

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If you prefer to pay by check, please download and complete the membership form to the left.

Send your completed form along with a check made payable to ‘The Chagos Conservation Trust – US’  to:

Sam Purkis (Chair)
Chagos Conservation Trust-US
c/o NSU Oceanographic Center
8000 N. Ocean Drive
Dania Beach, FL 33004

For more information please email Lotte Purkis (Membership Secretary) directly.

Thank you very much for supporting this worthy cause.