WWF in Suriname and the Guianas
Key Conservation Activities
WWF Guianas Project Office,
H.A.E. Arronstraat 63,
+597 42 2357
+597 42 2349
WWF Conservation Projects in the Guianas Region
Movements of Atlantic Leatherback Turtles - Trans-Oceanic Cooperation for Bycatch Reduction
PRICTMA WWF's gobal programme of work on bycatch, of which this project forms part, aims to mitigate bycatch in a coordinated and strategic manner....
Conserving the natural resources of the Guianas
The Guianas – made up of French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname on the northeast coast of South America – have a rich diversity of coastal mangroves, glob...
Conservation of Guianas Forests...
The Guianas Forests and Environmental Conservation Project (GFECP) focuses on the conservation of the Guayanan Forest Ecoregion. Its primary targets a...
Conservation News concerning the Guianas Region
Sea turtles threatened by rising seas
Sea turtles lay their eggs into the beach sand. Many return to the exact beaches that they were ...
WWF Statement on Barama Company Ltd's FSC Certification
WWF presents its main findings after a visit of the Barama Company Ltd (BCL) forest concession in ...
Amazon protection widens into French Guiana
The creation of a new national park in South America's French Guiana will give a much needed boost ...
WWF Statement on Barama Company Ltd's FSC Certification in Guyana
WWF calls upon Barama Company Ltd to renew its commitment to FSC certification and take all actions ...
WWF to train gold miners in Suriname in sustainable production
WWF has been awarded a grant to set up a national gold mining association in Suriname and to train ...
Circle hooks help save sea turtles in Ecuador
Preliminary test results from 115 fishing vessels in Ecuador indicate the use of circle hooks can ...
Marine turtles: Facing danger at every turn
The causes of decline and the present and future threats to marine turtles are diverse. Habitat ...
Tracks: an unsual challenge for marine turtle hatchlings
This 3.5 minute video shows loggerhead hatchlings struggling to pass their way over footprints and ...
Marine Turtles: Worth more alive than dead
Marine turtle tourism brings in almost three times as much money as the sale of turtle products ...
Massive die-off of endangered turtles in the Guianas
Governments in the Guianas must strengthen legislation following the massive die-off of leatherback ...