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WWF has worked in Brazil since 1971, but officially opened its office there in 1996. WWF runs dozens of projects here in partnership with regional NGOs, universities and government agencies. It develops activities to support research, legislation, public policy, environmental education and communication. in particular, many conservation projects are aimed at stimulating sustainable economic alternatives that both involve and benefit local communities.

Founded: 30 August 1996




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Latest Brazil News
15 Jun 2015

Delegates from around the world are now together in Bonn, Germany, at a meeting of the UN Framework ...

15 Jun 2015

REDPARQUES, the Latin American network of protected areas system directors is making progress ...

18 May 2015

A new research report commissioned by WWF concluded that the average EU citizen consumes 61 kg of ...

16 May 2014

A 12-day field survey of Brazil’s Juruena River will provide new information about the river’s ...

14 Jan 2014

The invisibility of soy on supermarket shelves masks the major contribution that it makes to ...

16 May 2013

WWF calls for a common vision for Amazonian river basins that are the site of large-scale mining ...

06 May 2013

Collaboration on forest monitoring outside Brazilian Amazon is announced

20 Sep 2012

Big agribusiness gets a pass from Brazilian House of Representatives on reforestation obligations, ...

21 Jun 2012

With negotiations at an end, WWF Director General Jim Leape today issued the following closing ...

19 Jun 2012

Despite a late night negotiating session, the revised text is a colossal failure of leadership and ...

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The new protected areas will help protect the endangered Brazilian jaguar (Panthera onca) and other Amazon species.
© The new protected areas will help protect the endangered Brazilian jaguar (Panthera onca) and other Amazon species. © WWF / Michel Gunther

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