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Our impact

As the world’s leading conservation organization, World Wildlife Fund works in nearly 100 countries to tackle the most pressing issues at the intersection of nature, people, and climate. We collaborate with local communities to conserve the natural resources we all depend on and build a future in which people and nature thrive. Together with partners at all levels, we transform markets and policies toward sustainability, tackle the threats driving the climate crisis, and protect and restore wildlife and their habitats.

  • 11 million activists

    More than 11 million WWF activists worldwide speak out to protect diversity of life on Earth.

  • 2,800 education grants

    WWF's Russell E. Train Education for Nature Fund has provided more than 2,800 grants to support future conservation leaders around the world.

  • 100 countries

    As the leader in global conservation, WWF works in nearly 100 countries to make a difference for people and nature.


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Our Goals

Recognizing that the problems facing our planet are increasingly more complex and urgent, WWF focuses its work on six ambitious goals. Through this integrative approach, we can challenge the planet’s greatest threats and ensure a healthy future for people and nature.


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