Emirates-Wildlife Society, in association with WWF (EWS-WWF), is the leading Arabian Gulf-based NGO which is committed to helping society to redefine its relationship with the planet so that people can live in harmony with nature.
It helps drive collective action by partnering and connecting policy makers, businesses, government entities, the scientific community, academia, faith organisations, other NGOs and the public. EWS-WWF promotes science-based recommendations and co-create innovative, impactful solutions to the local and global threats facing people and the planet including climate change, endangered species and habitats and the unsustainable consumption of the world’s natural resources.
Its work in the UAE currently focuses on driving action on climate change, biodiversity conservation and wildlife trade in addition to environmental education and partnering with the business and government communities to drive sustainable practices.
The challenges it faces are challenges for humanity: they strike at the very heart of a sustainable future for us all. The issues are cross-cutting and they need interlinked solutions.
EWS-WWF is part of the global WWF network, which has a 50+ year heritage in environmental conservation and is supported by more than five million people worldwide. It has been a prominent and active partner in environmental protection in our region for 15 years.