World Wide Fund for Nature
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), formerly the World Wildlife Fund, is a global environmental conservation organisation.
The mission statement of WWF is :
To stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by:
- conserving the world's biological diversity
- ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable
- promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.
WWF's work falls in the following fields:
WWF often partners with the local community, civil society organisations or the corporate sector to accomplish its goals.
One simple act. One huge message.
On March 27th at 8.30pm millions of people, 1000s of cities, globally famous monuments...and many Scouts... will all switch off their lights for just 1 hour in a symbolic show of support for our one and only planet.
All Scouts have an opportunity to be part of this global initiative by turning off their lights and taking part in activities which demonstrate their concern for global warming. You can be involved as an individual, with your family and friends, as a Scout Group or as part of your local community.