World Wildlife Fund Photos & Videos on Instagram

@world_wildlife  Our planet faces many big conservation challenges. No one person or organization can tackle these challenges alone, but together we can. WWF-US

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Today is #StopFoodWasteDay! Let’s face it: Food waste is no good for the planet. Why? Because when we waste food, we also waste all the land, energy and water it takes to grow, harvest, package, and transport it. It also creates greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting food waste, we can help protect wildlife and wild places. Click the link in our bio to learn how you could help reduce the environmental impacts of wasted food with a few simple steps.

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2 days ago

The proposed creation of Pebble Mine will put the only freshwater lake-dwelling seals in the United States at risk. “The icebreaker that is proposed would be used throughout the year to shuttle concentrate back and forth. A spill has the potential to be a catastrophic situation for the seals because it would negatively impact the lake ecosystem, especially its fish communities, which are the principal prey source of seals.” – Sean Brennon, a postdoctoral research associate of the University of Washington. WWF has played a key role in educating the US government about how important Bristol Bay is to Alaska and the rest of the US, and you can help, too. Follow the link in our bio to learn more.

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3 days ago

Happy #EarthDay from all of us at WWF!

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6 days ago

Are you ready to be a hero for our planet? As a WWF member, you will save our seas, protect the world’s forests, and create a safer world for wildlife. Now is the perfect time to join WWF! Our spring membership drive ends on Earth Day. Click the link in our bio to join today.

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7 days ago

The leading cause of coral bleaching is climate change. A warming planet means a warming ocean, and even small changes to water temperature can cause coral to stress and drive out their symbiotic algae. Coral reefs support some of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the planet. They provide shelter, spawning grounds, and protection from predators, and they also feed organisms that form the base of food chains. As reef ecosystems collapse, already at-risk species face extinction. Follow the link in our bio to learn everything you need to know about coral bleaching and how we can stop it.

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8 days ago

Snow leopards have a white-gray coat spotted with large black rosettes that helps them blend in perfectly with steep and often snow-covered rocky mountains. They play a key role in their ecosystem, as both a top predator and as an indicator species in their high-altitude habitat. If snow leopards thrive, so will countless other species. These images were captured during WWF-Russia’s snow leopard population assessment in 2017.

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9 days ago

Bristol Bay is one of the most productive marine ecosystems in North America and home to the world's largest wild salmon fishery. The development of the proposed Pebble Mine puts the future of this pristine habitat in jeopardy. The threat is urgent, and we must act now! Say NO to Pebble Mine by clicking the link in our bio. Pictured: A fish in a shallow pool in the Bristol Bay watershed. Bristol Bay, Alaska, United States.

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10 days ago

Do you want to make a difference for nature and change the world for better? That’s what WWF members do! Join WWF during our spring membership drive + protect life on our planet. Hurry – our membership drive ends on Earth Day. Become a WWF member today by clicking the link in our bio.

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10 days ago

*Please be aware this video includes footage that may be distressing.* Have you watched the heart-breaking walrus scene in #OurPlanet @Netflix yet? Discover how climate change is having a tragic impact on these incredible animals. #ShareOurPlanet

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12 days ago

Life on our planet faces many serious threats, from climate change to deforestation. Together, we CAN protect the future of nature. In honor of #EarthDay, make a promise to protect this beautiful planet. Click the link in our bio to take the pledge.

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14 days ago

Over the past 30 years, the oldest and thickest ice in the Arctic has declined by 95%. And if emissions continue to rise unchecked, the Arctic could be ice-free in the summer by 2040. But what happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic. From rising sea levels to unpredictable weather, we are already seeing the impacts of melting polar ice caps. Follow the link in our bio to learn how melting sea ice is already impacting you.

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