WWF works to conserve life on Earth by protecting its most exceptional ecosystems and habitats. Places that are rich in biodiversity. Places where unique animals and plants thrive. Places like no other. By working with partners like Natural Habitat Adventures, WWF aims to conserve the world’s most ecologically important regions while helping local communities cultivate dsustainable relationships with the natural resources they rely upon. WWF currently has more than 2,000 projects in progress around the world, including in these destinations.
WWF is working to conserve Belize’s magnificent and endangered barrier reef, second longest in the world—vital habitat for rich marine life and the people who rely on it for income and storm protection.
WWF is currently committed to creating an innovative funding approach called “Bhutan for Life.” Funding generated through this initiative will be used to manage the country’s parks and wildlife corridors.
Whether a natural area gets protected status depends on the acceptance of communities living nearby. Watch WWF's video about how residents helped make Borneo's first national park a success and an example.
WWF supports satellite tagging of belugas in Hudson Bay to understand their movements and micro-habitat usage, helping conservation experts study how their adaptation to a rapidly changing environment.
A solar-powered boat is an innovative watercraft that is the result of a joint project between WWF and the Galápagos National Park. Using an existing boat, we worked to transform it into an alternative energy vessel.
To help prevent illegal poaching activity in Kenya, WWF used a grant from Google.org to engineer a remarkable new thermal and infrared camera and software system that can identify poachers from afar and alert park rangers of their presence.
Nepal marked two consecutive years since its last rhino was poached on May 2, 2014. This exceptional success is a result of a combination of high-level political will and government entities, and the active involvement of conservation communities.
Outside of Tanzania’s national parks, lands set aside as wildlife management areas provide rural communities with ways to benefit from conserving wildlife. A new data-focused monitoring program has been advancing that work.