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Building Back Safer
As communities rebuild from natural disasters, it's important for them to seek ways to become stronger and more resilient. And environmental issues are a critical element of a safer recovery. Together, WWF and the American Red Cross developed a training toolkit to support...
Adaptation of a Turtle Beach to Climate Change
Marine turtles and their nesting beaches are threatened by sea level rise and overheating, resulting from climate change. A WWF project in Junquillal beach, Costa Rica, joins forces with the community to lead the implementation of adaptation measures, such as: coastal pla...
Climate Change Adaptation in Nepal
Learn how climate change impacts Nepal.
Betino, the Flying Elephant Squad Calf, Turns One
We’re celebrating a year since Betino’s birth at the Flying Squad in Indonesia’s Tesso Nilo National Park! This lively little female calf was born on Aug. 9, 2013 to a critically endangered Sumatran elephant trained to help reduce human-elephant conflict...
Stewards of America's Last Grasslands
Ranchers in the Northern Great Plains talk about the unique landscape they work with every day and why it must be preserved. Learn more about WWF's work in the Northern Great Plains.
A Ranching Tradition
The Perman family shares the story of ranching through generations. WWF works with ranchers like the Permans in the Northern Great Plains to conserve America's last intact grasslands for generations to come. Learn more about WWF's work in the Northern Great Plains.
Ranchers of the Northern Great Plains
The grasslands of the Northern Great Plains are important not just for families like the Permans that ranch there but for all Americans. WWF works with ranchers to preserve America's last intact grasslands. Learn more about WWF's work in the Northern Great Plains.
An Otter Swims in Lake Niassa
Since 2006, WWF has been working with lakeside communities and Mozambican government agencies to designate a community-based reserve along the shores of Lake Niassa and build the capacity of the communities to protect the natural resources of the region. The team is using...
Collaring a Zebra to Track Its Record Migration
Stop the Don Sahong Dam and Save Mekong Dolphins: Voices from Impacted Communities- Heng Somborey
The newly proposed Don Sahong Dam could herald the extinction of the rare and revered Mekong Irrawaddy dolphins. Today, just 85 survive in a small stretch of the Mekong River. The sound waves from the initial explosions to clear tons of rock could potentially kill dolphin...
ARPA: Permanent Protection for the Amazon
The Amazon is home to 30 million people and hundreds of thousands of species. But its value goes beyond South America. By recycling the world's carbon dioxide into oxygen the Amazon revitalizes our entire planet. Hear why people from all over the world cherish this region...
WWF's Tom Dillon on protecting the people and their livelihoods
The Brazilian Amazon is home to 20 million people. Hear from WWF-US Senior Vice President Forests, Grasslands and Freshwater Tom Dillion how their livelihoods depend on the region's protected forests.
WWF's Meg Symington on conserving the Amazon's biodiversity
Meg Symington, managing director of the WWF-US Forests Program, explains how protecting the Amazon's forests is integral to protecting the region's biodiversity and regulating climate.
WWF's Carter Roberts on permanently protecting the Amazon
The Brazilian government's Amazon Region Protected Areas program is the single largest tropical forest conservation program in history. WWF-US President and CEO Carter Roberts explains why this program is one of the greatest achievements in conservation.
Migration of Eight Female Burchell's Zebras
Migration of eight female Burchell's zebras, collared on the Chobe River floodplains in Namibia/Botswana, to Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana. Each individual is represented by a unique color. Movement trajectories derived from GPS locations provided by collars at 4-5 hou...
Clean Cookstoves In Nepal
Save nature and improve the lives of an entire village in the Himalayan country of Nepal by giving them access to clean, green biogas technology. Support this campaign launched by Linkin Park's Music For Relief and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of Power the World, an ...
Google Glass Explorer Story: WWF's Sabita Malla
WWF's Sabita Malla is exploring how Google Glass can help researchers monitor rhinos in Nepal. Learn more aout Sabita's experience with Google GlassandWWF's work in the Eastern Himalayas.
Irrawaddy Dolphins Swimming in the Mekong
The trademark curved mouth of the Irrawaddy dolphin led to the animal's nickname: the "smiling face of the Mekong." They travel in groups of no more than 10 and solitary dolphins are rarely seen. Unfortunately, populations of this rare species are shrinking. Dangerous fis...
A Baby Leatherback Turtle Makes Its Way to the Sea
Leatherback turtles are fundamental links in marine ecosystems. They nest on beaches and later migrate, crossing both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Sadly, leatherbacks are under threat. In the Coral Triangle, eggs are often taken by locals to sell or eat. WWF works to...
Nepal Receives New UAVs to Fight Poaching
Nineteen park rangers and Nepal army personnel were trained to use the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles by developer Mr. Lian Pin Koh, an ecologist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Participants learned how to use the planes and conducted field tests in Bard...
Yawning is Contagious! Polar Bear Mom and Cub
Check out this adorable video of a polar bear mom and her cub enjoying some zzz's. Learn more about our work with polar bears here: http://worldwildlife.org/species/polar-bear
Playful Baby Polar Bear - WWF Symbolic Adoption Video
Give a gift that will support WWF's global efforts to protect wild animals and their habitats. http://worldwildlife.org/adoption.
Virunga: The Quest to Protect Africa's Oldest National Park
Virunga captures the dramatic landscape and wondrous species of Virunga National Park. But all is not as it seems, as the global thirst for oil means that the future of this incredible place is at risk. Directed by Stephen Poliakoff and starring Anna Friel, Virunga takes ...
Baby elephant learns to use her trunk
A four-month-old baby Sumatran elephant is growing fast and learning lots of new things, including how to use her trunk efficiently at the Flying Squad camp where her mother is part of a WWF and government effort to reduce human conflict with wild elephants in Indonesia. ...
Unseen (2014) Official Trailer
The truth runs deeper than you think. Some estimate that about half of all packaged products sold in the supermarket—like your shampoo, ice cream, and detergent—contain palm oil. Palm oil grows in the same area as tropical rainforests, and the uncontrolled cl...
I Am Not a Rug: WWF Stop Wildlife Crime PSA with Splash! Animals
Wildlife crime is an illicit activity that makes criminals billions of dollars every year. It destabilizes governments and economies. It funds insurgencies and even terrorism. And it is the most immediate threat to some of our best-loved species. WWF has created a new PS...
Only in Namibia
See why Namibia has been named one of the world's top travel destinations and how tourism has helped local communities write one of the greatest wildlife recovery stories ever told.
Baby Panda Gets Mom-Handled -- Wild Panda Cam Footage
Two wild giant pandas were captured on a WWF camera trap roaming through the Sichuan Anzihe Nature Reserve. When mom pauses, the panda baby sits down. As the cub starts to lag behind, its mother picks it up by the scruff of the neck and moves down the hill. The Yangtze B...
Farm Bill: Stand Up and Protect America's Grasslands
Update: On February 4th, the US Congress passed the 2014 Farm Bill and ensured your tax dollars will not incentivize the plow-up and drainage of native grasslands and wetlands. America’s Northern Great Plains is one of the last four intact grasslands in the world. ...
Polar bear release in Churchill
Just before leaving Churchill on November 1, 2013, WWF Chief Scientist Jon Hoekstra watched a polar bear being released from "polar bear jail." Polar bears that wander into human settlements and cause trouble are isolated in a holding facility for up to several days then ...
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