News & Press
How to Help
Shop to Support
Make a Gift
Travel with WWF
Make a One-time Donation
Make a Monthly Donation
Become a Paperless Member
Renew Your Membership
Join as a Partner in Conservation
Buckets and Tubs
Apparel and More
View all conservation work
Animal Trivia Games
Symbolically Adopt an Animal
Our Work Protecting Species
Borneo and Sumatra
Northern Great Plains
View all WWF priority places
Travel with WWF
Our Work Conserving Places
How to Help
Photos & Videos
African Wild Dog
Amazon River Dolphin
Black Spider Monkey
Borneo Pygmy Elephant
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Cross River Gorilla
Dolphins and Porpoises
Eastern Lowland Gorilla
Ganges River Dolphin
Great White Shark
Greater One-Horned Rhino
Indus River Dolphin
North Atlantic Right Whale
Olive Ridley Turtle
Poison Dart Frog
South China Tiger
Southern rockhopper penguin
Sri Lankan Elephant
Western Lowland Gorilla
Yangtze Finless Porpoise
Coastal East Africa
Borneo and Sumatra
Gulf of California
Northern Great Plains
Effects of Climate Change
Illegal Wildlife Trade
Oil and Gas Development
Soil Erosion and Degradation
The Human Footprint
Championing Sustainable Solutions
Fishmeal and Fish Oil
Other Farmed Seafood
Pulp and Paper
Adapting to Climate Change
Asia High Mountains
Assessing the Impact of Conservation
Assessing the Synergies and Tradeoffs of Conservation Strategies
Basin Report Cards
Conservation Workshop Grants
Corporate Water Stewardship
Creating Powerful Conservation Tools
Empower Women and Improve Health
Fuller Science for Nature Fund
Funding Opportunities for Conservationists in the Amazon
Funding Opportunities for Mozambique and Myanmar
Funding Opportunities for Women in the Congo Basin
Global Environment Facility
Global Forest & Trade Network
Harnessing Forces for Conservation
In Pursuit of Prosperity
International Smart Gear Competition
Permanently Protecting Forests
Possibilités de financement pour les femmes du Bassin du Congo
Professional Development Grants
Sacred Earth: Faiths for Conservation
Protecting Turtles from the Threat of Bycatch
Saving Forests with REDD+
Respect Rights and Improve Livelihoods
Russell E. Train Education for Nature
Russell E. Train Fellowships
Stopping Illegal Logging
Tackling Environmental Threats
The Markets Institute
Tracking Turtles via Satellite
TRAFFIC: The Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network
Understanding People and Nature
Wildlife and Climate Change
Remember when you were young? Did you play outside? Did you explore? What makes you remember? World Wildlife Fund and Natural Habitat Adventures have teamed up with Maser Films, Pongo Media and King Tide Motion Pictures to remind us all why nature is worth protecting. He...
New Technology Stops Poachers in their Tracks
WWF installed a remarkable new mobile thermal and infrared camera for anti-poaching patrols in Kenya. The camera allows rangers to see long distances at night so they can stop wildlife crimes and protect their patrols as they encounter poachers and predatory wildlife. Le...
La Hora del Planeta 2016 Video Oficial
Food Chain Reaction: Two Minutes in the 2020s
The year is 2020 and the world’s food system is under increasing stress. Extreme weather, increasing demand on limited natural resources, and political conflict are undermining food production and creating shortages. Prices are skyrocketing. Social unrest is growing...
Through the lens: animal photography in Africa
Photographer Will Burrard-Lucas, on assignment for WWF, shares a day in the life of a wildlife photographer. Watch out for that grumpy elephant, Will! Learn more about KAZA and the incredible creatures that call it home.
Thank You and Happy New Year
As 2016 gets underway, we want to thank you for your generosity in 2015. You make our conservation work possible. You help us protect wildlife, nature, and communities around the world. With this video, we hope you'll see the difference you're making, including highlight...
Antarctic ice from a penguin's point of view!
Antarctic ice from an Adélie penguin's point of view! Filmed as part of a scientific study, this video was captured with miniature and harmless cameras in Terre Adélie—‘the land of the Adélies.’ This type of footage provides vital in...
What is COP21 and why should we care?
On November 30th, leaders from 196 nations will gather in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (#COP21). Their goal? To negotiate a global agreement to help avoid the worst effects of climate change. Of course, effo...
A preview of the 22-minute 'Gorilla Water' documentary, outlining why and how a mountain gorilla conservation organization is dealing with a lack of water in communities near the mountain gorilla parks in DRC, Rwanda, and Uganda.
Snow Leopard Mother and Cub
Launched on International Snow Leopard Day, Fragile Connections: Snow leopards, people, water and the global climate, reveals that more than a third of snow leopard habitat could be rendered unsuitable for the endangered big cats if climate change is not checked. Urgent i...
Azunosa’s Sugar Sustainability Journey
Azunosa became the first sugar processing mill to achieve Bonsucro certification in Central America—a big win for local communities and hundreds of species of native birds, fish, turtles and other wildlife that rely on the Mesoamerican Reef. Azunosa is one part of ...
Javan Rhino Calf Caught on Camera
This is footage of a Javan rhino and calf captured on a camera trap in Indonesia’s Ujung Kulon National Park. Javan rhinos are critically endangered species that exist in only this one protected area. This incredible footage injects much-needed hope and a new urgenc...
Conservation for Life: Committing to the Permanent Protection of the World’s Most Important Parks
The global cost to properly manage protected areas is nearly 2.5 billion dollars a year. But current funding is a billion and a half dollars short. The hard truth: protection is a perpetual effort. We need long-term funding, political support and ambitious policies for pr...
An Innovative Boost for Black-footed Ferrets
In partnership with Topcon, WWF used a drone to map and evaluate habitat for endangered black-footed ferrets. Only about 300 of the slender, masked carnivores are left in the wild today. Scientists must monitor prairie dog colonies to determine current and potential new h...
Water Stewardship and the Californian Drought
California is in the midst of a multi-year drought—-the worst in 1200 years—and according to climate scientists, this is just the beginning. Hardest hit is Central Valley, a large, flat region that is home to some of the country’s most productive agricul...
An Elephant Encounter in Botswana's Chobe National Park
On a drive from Namibia to Zimbabwe near the northern edge of Botswana's Chobe National Park, WWF staff encountered a group of elephants crossing the road. They stopped the car to watch them go by. As the group was crossing, one elephant took special notice of the vehicle...
Water in the Borderlands
The Rio Grande/Bravo runs thousands of miles through the expansive Chihuahuan Desert. It forms the US-Mexico border from El Paso, Texas, to the Gulf of Mexico. But climate change is impacting life in the river basin.
A River Unites Us
Water is a shared resource, connecting diverse waterways and often flowing across borders. Along the US/Mexico border, see how the river that separates our countries actually unites us, and how on-the-ground conservation helps foster better bi-national coordination in the...
A Turtle's Eye View of the Great Barrier Reef
Ever wonder what life looks like below the surface in the Great Barrier Reef? See it through the eyes of a sea turtle. To better understand the post-release behavior of tagged green turtles, WWF and partners carefully fastened a GoPro—a tiny waterproof camera&mdash...
Pandy has an FSC Jones, an overwhelming obsession and love for forests. Excited about this year’s final March Mayhem games being played on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified floors, he’s trying his paw at playing basketball. WWF thinks buying FSC-certi...
Use Your Wallet to Protect Forests
Shop responsibly to address one of the biggest threats to wildlife and humans – the loss of forests at an alarming rate.
Introducing the Northern Great Plains
Camera Trap Captures First Footage of Wild Amur Tigers Inside China
Footage of a tiger and her playful cubs caught by a WWF camera trap is the first video evidence of wild Amur tigers in China. The footage was captured almost 20 miles from the Russian border late last year. In the past, tiger footprints were the only indicators of Amur ti...
Jared Leto Joins WWF as Global Ambassador
Academy Award-winning actor, musician and director Jared Leto becomes a WWF Global Ambassador, focusing on the most urgent, pressing issues facing our planet today. Mr. Leto traveled to South Africa in November 2014 with WWF to learn first-hand about the poaching crisis a...
Prairie Chicken Mating Dance
Male prairie chickens select “booming grounds” or “lek” sites from which they perform elaborate dances and call for a mates. During the dance, the male’s neck feathers crop up over its head, and large yellow-orange air sacs in the neck and ab...
Rare Black Jaguar Sighting
The sighting of the black jaguar comes on the heels of the historic announcement of the Amazon Region Protected Area (ARPA). A model for conservation, ARPA ensures 150 acres—three times the size of all US parks combined—of the Amazon are protected in perp...
River Rangers Protect Irrawaddy Dolphins
In the Mekong River, only 85 Irrawaddy dolphins remain, living among six different pools between Cambodia and Laos. Fishing nets are a threat to the species. River rangers help track the dolphins and enforce sustainable fishing practices to help the population.
Giant Sunfish Released from Fishers' Net
A tuna fishing vessel operating in the offshore waters of Pakistan safely released a giant sunfish that was entangled in their fishing net. After a struggle of about 20 minutes, the fishermen successfully freed this nearly six-foot-long sunfish weighing nearly 1,000 pounds.
WWF Nepal Annual Review 2014
Nepal achieved a number of exciting conservation wins in 2014. Take a look!
Vander Haak Dairy: Outstanding dairy farm sustainability
Each year at the Vander Haak Dairy, 500 cows produce 14 million pounds of milk. An anaerobic digester — the first in Washington state, installed in 2004 — converts their manure, plus food waste from nearby food processors, into energy and other saleable produc...
News & Press
World Wildlife Fund
1250 24th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037
© 2016 World Wildlife Fund