Projects

  • Protecting coastal habitats in Belize through ambitious climate commitments

    Belize is moving forward to include coastal ecosystems as nature-based solution in its 2020 Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement.

    Coral with a big school of fish
  • Bringing fisheries forward

    WWF has been working to reduce IUU fishing for years and recognizes the necessity of widespread utilization of relevant technology throughout the fishing sector as one part of the solution.

    200 fishing boats were grounded because of IUU, company's license suspended. New minister of marine affairs and fisheries - Susi Pudjastuti - taking more hardine approach to fisheries law enforcement, Indonesia.
  • Hariyo Ban: Mitigating and adapting to climate change in Nepal

    A 10-year program called Hariyo Ban partners with local community groups, government agencies, NGOs and the private sector to build capacity and promote strategic approaches for biodiversity conservation, climate mitigation and adaptation in Nepal.

    women walk in Nepal forest
  • Reducing Elephant Ivory Demand Among Travelers

    Research has found that regular outbound Chinese travelers have the highest interest in purchasing elephant ivory despite the ban in China. Their travel gives them access to ivory in some of the destinations most popular with Chinese travelers where elephant ivory is still on the shelves. To achieve the goal of the ban—saving Africa’s elephants—we must curb consumer purchase of ivory outside China.

    Supporters voice need to end ivory trade
  • Sumatran Rhino Rescue Alliance

    In support of the Government of Indonesia’s efforts, WWF, Global Wildlife Conservation, International Rhino Foundation, International Union for Conservation of Nature, and the National Geographic Society, have joined together with Indonesian partners on-the-ground to launch a Sumatran Rhino Rescue effort.