Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Adult Award Winner in 1987

Since its inception in 1961, WWF has invested over us$330 million in more than 10,000 projects in 130 countries. Based on the best scientific evidence WWF actively supports on-the-ground conservation programmes in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. In all its work, WWF encourages ecologically sustainable development.

Through its work, the fund has been able to save endangered species such as the giant panda and the Arabian oryx, and to protect many threatened species and habitats.

WWF is extremely effective in raising public awareness of conservation problems and it has collaborated with governments, organisations and individuals in more than 1,000 conservation projects.

Additional Info

  • Location:
    Dr. Claude Martin
    Director General
    Avenue du Mont-Blanc
    1196 Gland
    Switzerland
  • Phone Number: +41 22 364 91 11
  • Fax Number: N/A
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  • Website: Panda - Switzerland WWF - gletscherarchiv