The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is the world’s leading nature conservation organization. The WWF works in 100 countries and has 5 million supporters globally. Their primary mission is the conservation of nature using the best available scientific knowledge. The WWF aims to preserve diversity and ecology by protecting natural areas, plants and animals, including endangered species, promoting sustainable methods to use renewable natural resources, promoting efficient use of resources, and reducing pollution. The WWF believes it will be able to conserve19 of the world’s most important natural places by 2020.
The WWF’s vision is to build a sustainable balance between people and nature by reducing poverty and improving socio economic conditions. It supports several programs like scholarships, grants and awards in order to inspire and train individuals and make them contribute to conservation.