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  • Fly fishing: the hook to conservation in Bhutan

    To minimize the threats, WWF and partners are working to protect the rivers in Bhutan that mahseer rely on to survive and to create a controlled and environmentally sound fly fishing tourism industry there that is centered around mahseer. Doing so will help save this fish and generate revenue for the country’s conservation initiatives.

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  • Transforming Peru's forest sector

    Illegal logging is more prevalent in Peru than in most countries around the world. The majority of the timber from Peru is harvested illegally. But the Peruvian government—with help from WWF and others—is turning this situation around. Together, they are transforming and modernizing Peru’s forest sector.

    Man with mask sawing timber
  • Protected areas: a pathway to sustainable growth in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is facing unprecedented development opportunities as it emerges from decades of conflict. That means the forests and rivers of the DRC—the second largest country in Africa and one of the fastest growing countries in the world—are now on the frontlines.

    Mount  Mikeno, Virunga National Park
  • Wildlife Crime Technology Project

    The world is dealing with an unprecedented spike in wildlife crime. In December 2012, Google awarded WWF a $5 million Global Impact Award to create an umbrella of technology to protect wildlife.

    Three elephants
  • Orinoco Basin Report Card

    WWF, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and several local partners are collaborating to develop a report card for the Colombian portion of the Orinoco river basin. The report card will help inform management and policy decisions that impact the Orinoco, building a better future for all.

    boat on orinoco