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Since it was founded in 1961, WWF has become one of the world's largest and most effective independent organizations dedicated to the conservation of nature. It has reached this status through a constant record of conservation achievements. WWF now operates in around 100 countries, supported by nearly five million people worldwide.

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  • Celebrate The Season Of Giving By Giving Back With WWF-Philippines Panda Shop

    Celebrate The Season Of Giving By Giving Back With WWF-Philippines Panda Shop

    Christmas is in the air and people are now busy rushing for holiday gifts. Dont fret, you dont have to stress yourself thinking what to give this season. It can be a rewarding and meaningful experience if you choose worthwhile presents gifts that give back!

    The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines, a national office of the worlds largest conservation organization, has come up with a selection of merchandise perfect as holiday gifts.

    These wonderful gift ideas will not only spread happiness to your loved ones, but will also share joy to the world with a portion of each purchase di ...

  • Additional 1M-Hectare Marine Protected Area In Palawan Implemented

    Additional 1M-Hectare Marine Protected Area In Palawan Implemented

    Another marine conservation milestone has been achieved as six municipalities of Palawan, which is considered as the Philippines biological frontier because of its wide array of coastal biodiversity, have agreed to implement the 1,008,350 hectare Northeastern Palawan Marine Protected Area Network Management Plan.

    The municipalities of Araceli, Dumaran, El Nido, Linapacan, Roxas, and Taytay have rallied together to further conserve Palawan?s coastal and marine areas that are vital sources of livelihood, minerals, and raw materials, as well as recreational, cultural, and other social activiti ...

  • WWF-Philippines, Sun Life Foundation Coastal Cleanup At The Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat And Ecotourism Area

    WWF-Philippines, Sun Life Foundation Coastal Cleanup At The Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat And Ecotourism Area

    Another corporate partner amps up their commitment to the environment by joining this years International Coastal Cleanup! On September 9, 50 employees of Sun Life Foundation led by Executive Director Kristine Millete, went on a coastal cleanup in the Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area, a small island by Cavitex Highway which happens to be a bird sanctuary as well as the last wetland in Metro Manila.

    The event was headed by WWF-Philippines Environmental Education Head Mr. Ruel Bate, who gave a briefing before employees went straight into the cleanup action. Sun Life Fo ...

  • FEU Celebrates Tamaraw Month With WWF-Philippines

    FEU Celebrates Tamaraw Month With WWF-Philippines

    Far Eastern University (FEU) Manila, a long-term partner of WWF-Philippines, mounted an event celebrating Tamaraw Month at the FEU Manila campus last October 26. Said event is the launch of a series of month-long activities to be held at different FEU campuses (Silang, Cavite, Makati, Diliman, and Roosevelt College Inc. branches), which showcases sets of activities concerning the protection and conservation of the Tamaraw, one of the world?s most endangered species.

    The kickoff event at the main campus featured a talk for the youth organized by WWF-Philippines Environmental Education unit, ...

  • Angles, Alejos Top Reef Surf In Baler

    Angles, Alejos Top Reef Surf In Baler

    Juan Carlos Angeles won the longest ride, and Shan Alejos topped the tandem category of the recent Free the Sea Movement 2 hosted by lifestyle brand Reef in Baler, Aurora.

    Marcus Dieter and JP Pang finished second and third behind Angeles, while Mikaela Alde and Joana Valencia wound up 2-3 after Alejos in the event organized by Surfari Philippines at Sabang Beach.

    Besides the surfing competition, Reef also promoted responsible travel and environmental conservation in partnership with WWF Philippines during the fun three-day event.

    Set in one of the countrys top hotspots for surfing, F ...

  • Londoner Leads Marine-life Conservation For PHL Seas

    Londoner Leads Marine-life Conservation For PHL Seas

    It is quite ironic how a girl surnamed "Snow" can be found chasing sharks, whale sharks and rays in the tropical islands of the Philippines for a living.

    Sally J. Snow is the executive director of Lamave, one of the fastest-growing non-governmental organizations (NGOs), which have been successfully documenting the Philippines?s ocean wildlife specializing in large marine vertebrates for close to seven years.

    Snow, a native of London, narrated that Lamave started with its founder Dr. Alessandro Ponzo from Italy, who has been studying cetaceans from all around the world. Stumbling through ...