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Two hikers silhouetted at sunset, Austrian camp, Dhampus. Annapurna Area, Nepal.

Partnerships play a key role in WWF's efforts to influence the course of conservation.

Lasting conservation is achieved through collaboration with a range of extraordinary partners, including governments, local communities, businesses and individual donors. We leverage the strengths of these collaborations to achieve great success.

Opportunities for Collaboration

  • African elephant herd

    Species

    Saving wildlife is at the core of WWF’s mission. Why? Healthy wildlife populations mean ecosystems thrive. By combating threats like poaching, habitat loss and overuse of natural resources, WWF creates a better future for wildlife every day. We have helped bring back the Amur tiger and black rhinos from the edge of extinction. Join us in giving isolated and dwindling populations of other endangered species a second chance.

  • Swarms of anthias fish shelter near coral outcroppings and feed in the passing current.

    Marine

    Oceans contain the greatest diversity of life on Earth and supply fish and other seafood, which serve as a major source of protein for billions of people. Overexploitation of fish and other resources, destructive fishing, unregulated development, pollution and climate change are altering oceans in numerous ways. Join us in our efforts to protect the world’s oceans and the variety of species and communities that depend on them.

  • Yanomami hunter with bow and arrow by a tree in rainforest near to Demini Molaca

    Forests

    Forests are vital to life on Earth—purifying the air we breathe, filtering the water we drink, preventing erosion, and acting as an important buffer against climate change. They also provide habitat for a vast array of plants and animals. Despite the key role forests play, we continue to lose forests at an alarming rate. Join us in conserving the world’s forests and the well-being of the species and communities that depend on the forest for their survival.

  • Tribal girl collects water in the evening from the Serepok River in a poor commune in Vietnam's Central Highlands where thousands of poor villagers have access to sanitation

    Water

    Fresh water is vital to life and yet it is a finite resource. Of all the water on Earth, just 3% is fresh water. Although critical to nature and healthy communities, fresh water is threatened by a myriad of forces. Join with WWF in our efforts to improve water quality, increase water efficiency and stewardship and protect iconic fresh water sources to ensure enough clean water exists to provide a healthy future for wildlife, people, and industry.

  • Freshwater management in South Africa

    Food and Agriculture

    How and where we produce food is one of the most important conservation issues of the 21st century. The challenge of sustaining life on an increasingly crowded planet of more than 7 billion people grows more complicated every day. By the year 2050, our planet will be home to another 2 billion people. We need to freeze the footprint of food. Join with WWF to find solutions to produce enough food for all and still maintain a living planet.

  • Polar Bear

    Climate

    From polar bears in the Arctic to marine turtles off the coast of Africa, our planet’s diversity of life is at risk from climate change. This unnatural shift is causing an alarming amount of harm to animals, habitats and livelihoods around the world. Join us in our efforts to halt deforestation, help nature and people adapt to a warmer world, and ensure the sustainability of your business.

  • A Kenyah Dayak mother carrying her baby in a traditional hand made carrier

    People and Communities

    Around the world, local communities and indigenous peoples are key stewards of the natural places WWF works to conserve. They depend on forests, fisheries and wildlife for their ways of life. Over generations, many have developed knowledge and practices to sustainably use and protect natural resources. Yet local people face growing challenges to their ability to be good stewards. Join us in strengthening communities’ ability to conserve the natural resources they depend upon.

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