Directory: WWF

GENERAL INFORMATIONWWF-India is one of the largest conservation organisation engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country. Established as a Charitable Trust on November 27, 1969, it has an experience of over four decades in the field. From a modest beginning, the organisation was propelled forward by the efforts of its founders and associates who volunteered their time and energy to lend momentum to this movement. A part of WWF International, the organisation has made its presence felt through a sustained effort not only towards nature and wildlife conservation, but sensitising people by creating awareness through capacity building and enviro-legal activism. A challenging, constructive, science-based organisation WWF addresses issues like the survival of species and habitats, climate change and environmental education. Historically, WWF-India started as a wildlife conservation organisation with a focus on protecting a particular species of wild flora and fauna. Over the years, the perspective broadened to reflect a more holistic understanding of conservation issues facing the country. To suit India's specific ecological and socio-cultural situation, WWF-India articulated its mission in 1987 as follows: "The promotion of nature conservation and environmental protection as the foundation for sustainable and equitable development."
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WWF-India is engaged in a multitude of activities for protection and conservation of the environment in the Indian context. Climate Change and Energy Conservation are among the chief areas of concern for the organisation. The Forest and Biodiversity Conservation Division strives to promote and enhance conservation of forest ecosystems in the country through a participatory approach involving key stakeholders. Through its Environment Education Programme, it aims at strengthening individual and institutional capacity in nature conservation and environmental protection through widespread education and awareness.
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172 B, Lodhi Estate
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+91 11 4150 4815
New Delhi