Freshwater Stories

  • Depending on Clean Water: Five Freshwater Animals

    March 13, 2014

    WWF understands the importance of clean and healthy freshwater ecosystems for a thriving planet. So who are these animals that live in and around freshwater? 

    amazon river dolphin travel
  • A River’s Powerful Lesson

    Freshwater problems are particularly acute in the Himalayas where an unprecedented amount of development in Tibet is causing pollution to water sources. During the conference, the monks and nuns brainstormed ideas on how to protect their own water sources from threats.

    thinlay at river
  • Innovative Freshwater Partnership and Pilot Project Launch in China

    February 11, 2014

    On January 14, WWF, The Coca-Cola Company and the Hunan Province in China announced a landmark partnership focused on the Liuyang tributary that will help ensure the Yangtze River, the third longest river in the world, becomes a healthy, resilient freshwater basin.

    boat in river
  • Agua Dulce

    WWF Magazine: Spring 2014
    Renewing freshwater resources and strengthening livelihoods around the Mesoamerican Reef
    A Landscape in Honduras
  • 3 ways you can help protect the Amazon

    It is humbling to think how little attention we give to the Amazon, despite its importance to the stability of the Earth's climate and the incredible array of life that resides there.

    Amazon from above
  • Protecting the Amazon Through Partnership and Action

    July 16, 2013

    Together with our supporters, governments, partners and local communities, WWF has achieved critical conservation results across the Amazon region through several bold and large-scale programs.

    Amazon aerial