World Wildlife Fund CJ Scatena & Julia Levin
- Our objective is to educate people about the World Wildlife Fund and give background to its purpose.
About the WWF
- For more than 45 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature.
- The largest multinational conservation organization in the world,
- In 1961, biologist Sir Julian Huxley and Sir Peter Scott, an ornithologist and artist who created the panda logo, founded the World Wildlife Fund
- Funded over $160.8 Million in 2007
- Because WWF’s only major issue is to protect wild plants and animals, their mission is……….
- The conservation of nature. To do this, the following methods are used:
- protecting natural areas and wild populations of plants and animals, including endangered species;
- promoting long lasting approaches to the use of renewable natural resources;
- promoting more efficient use of resources and energy and the maximum reduction of pollution.
- WWF has helped to create more than 500 parks and has secured commitments to protect more than 1 billion acres of forest habitat around the world.
- Has national affiliations in more than 30 countries
- WWF holds a conservative approach when saving animals
- IBM, Nissan, and IKEA are some of the many companies that the WWF partners up with to help maintain their business objectives
- US President and CEO –Carter S. Roberts
- Board of Directors Chairman- Bruce Babbit
- WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally.
- If you hurt an animal, we put you in a cage with lions, while we pour meat sauce on you from above.
- Not true………………….but interesting!
- The next slides are examples of the animals the WWF has worked to protect
- Now that you’ve learned all about what the benefits are of being apart of the World Wildlife Fund, its time for you to join in the fight to save our wildlife.
- Visit http://worldwildlife.org for more information on becoming a part of the team