Anecdotal reports of the presence of Neptune's cup sponge at an FFI project site in Cambodia were already circulating in 2017. The first sightings came from Koh Sdach Archipelago, where FFI's field partner at the time, Projects Abroad, was leading a conservation volunteer project.
Gilmour has supported charities including Oxfam, the European Union Mental Health and Illness Association, Greenpeace, Amnesty International, the Lung Foundation, Nordoff-Robbins music therapy, Teenage Cancer Trust, and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). In May 2003, Gilmour sold his house in Little Venice to the ninth Earl Spencer and donated the proceeds worth 3.6 million to Crisis to help fund a housing project for the homeless. He has been named a vice-president of the organisation. He donated 25,000 to the Save the Rhino foundation in exchange for Douglas Adams's name suggestion for the album that became The Division Bell. 59ce067264