Worldwide Fund for Nature

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Worldwide Fund for Nature:

see World Wildlife FundWorld Wildlife Fund
(WWF), international organization formed to raise money for conservation projects, est. 1961. The international organization, believing that its name no longer reflected the scope of its activities, became the Worldwide Fund for Nature
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For many groups like the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), World Population Day on July 11 is another chance to bemoan "the relentless growth in human population," while the United Nations Population Fund says "stabilizing population would help sustain the planet.
The Year of the Gorilla Project, in conjunction with the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other groups, is working to reinstate regular monitoring and effective surveillance of the remaining Eastern Lowland Gorilla population throughout Kahuzi-Biega National Park, where armed factions have proliferated.
The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) is urging retailers to follow the lead of certain major distributors - Auchan (France), Carrefour (Italy), Coop (Italy and Switzerland) and ICA (Norway) - by boycotting sales of Mediterranean bluefin tuna until the species can be brought back to safe levels.
Masdar City will be the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city, aiming to exceed the 10 sustainability principles of "One Planet Living [TM]"--a global initiative launched by the WWF (known internationally as the Worldwide Fund for Nature and in the U.
The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) is disappointed, believing that the EP adopted a weaker position in comparison to the first vote on the topic when, in 2006, it had called for establishing a strict and distinct ETS for the aviation sector so that this sector would fully assume its part in reducing emissions.
I was on a trip supported by the Worldwide Fund for Nature, hiking through the stunning Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park.
Last year Spain was named the worst developed country for water management in a report by the Worldwide Fund for Nature.
The Worldwide Fund for Nature has recognized that one of the greatest threats to hydrothermal vents comes from 'uncoordinated and unregulated' research," Johnson pointed out.
Liberal Democrat Chris Davies has filmed an advert for the Worldwide Fund for Nature in which he "confesses" to being contaminated by man-made substances found in carpets, toiletries, cleaning fluids, paint and even tinned fish.
Every year the Worldwide Fund for Nature organises a sponsored walk to raise money to save an endangered species.
Half the money will go to his three chosen charities - The Worldwide Fund for Nature, The Rainbow Trust and the Mother Theresa Educational and Charitable Society.
The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) had reportedly already accused Russia of trying to block any plan which would affect its oil shipping.

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