Founded: 30 August 1996
WWF Brazil office
Founded: 30 August 1996
SHIS EQ QL 6/8 Conjunto E - 2° andar 71620-430 Brasilia
+55 61 3364 7400
+55 61 3364 7474
WWF in Brazil
WWF Conservation Projects in Brazil
Forest Conversion Programme
The Forest Conversion Initiative (FCI) was conceived in 2001 with the goal of reducing conversion of high conservation value forests (HCVFs) and other...
Community-Based Managed Floodplain Fisheries: Varzea Project Phase II
The Varzea project addresses the problem of unsustainable fisheries. Alongside logging and land clearing (for cattle ranching and agriculture), small ...
Saving the Amazon
Described by many as the “lungs of the world”, the Amazon rainforest is severely threatened. Uncontrolled logging and development continue to contribu...
Latest Brazil News
Amazon survey investigates fish and communities in region targeted for hydropower development
A 12-day field survey of Brazil’s Juruena River will provide new information about the river’s ...
Hidden soy on supermarket shelves masks assault on nature
The invisibility of soy on supermarket shelves masks the major contribution that it makes to ...
WWF tool measures cumulative impact of hydropower, mining projects in Amazon
WWF calls for a common vision for Amazonian river basins that are the site of large-scale mining ...
Keeping an eye on deforestation
Collaboration on forest monitoring outside Brazilian Amazon is announced
House reforms to Brazil’s forest code open loopholes for continued deforestation
Big agribusiness gets a pass from Brazilian House of Representatives on reforestation obligations, ...
WWF Rio+20 closing statement
With negotiations at an end, WWF Director General Jim Leape today issued the following closing ...
WWF: Rio+20 Negotiating Text is colossal failure of leadership and vision
Despite a late night negotiating session, the revised text is a colossal failure of leadership and ...
Brazil and Mexico leaders key to fate of sustainable development vision
World leaders have four days to hash out a sustainable development vision, which is rapidly ...
Rio+20 heroes and blockers: WWF country asks 06/18/12
It’s crunch time at the Rio+20 Summit and the actions of a few governments over this week will ...
WWF, ITUC appeal to Dilma to save faltering Rio+20 negotiations
WWF and the International Trade Union Confederation are urging Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ...