World Wildlife Fund - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

World Wildlife Fund

Latest Stories

tanzania_dam_dispute_04542.jpg

tanzania_dam_dispute_04542.jpg

In this photo supplied by World Wildlife Fund and taken Aug, 2016, Stiegler's Gorge is shown in Tanzania's Selous wildlife reserve, which is described by the United Nations as one of Africa's biggest remaining wilderness areas. The Tanzanian government wants to build a hydropower dam in the gorge; conservationists say the project could cause serious damage to the protected area and jeopardize the livelihoods of people who rely on fishing there. (Greg Armfield, WWF).

tanzania_dam_dispute_34416.jpg

tanzania_dam_dispute_34416.jpg

In this photo supplied by World Wildlife Fund and taken Aug, 2016 an elephant is shown in Tanzania's Selous wildlife reserve, which is described by the United Nations as one of Africa's biggest remaining wilderness areas. A dispute over a planned hydropower dam in the reserve pits the country's president against conservationists who say the project could cause irreparable damage to the UNESCO World Heritage site. (Greg Armfield for WWF via AP).

rhino copy.jpg

rhino copy.jpg

A rhino, one of the world's most endangered species due to illegal poaching for its horn. (World Wildlife Fund)