A wind turbine at Keti Bandar, Sindh. WWF-Pakistan supports alternative energy sources like wind and biogas to conserve natural resources

Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

  • 1. What does WWF stand for?
World Wide Fund for Nature
  • 2. What are the thematic priorities of WWF?
WWF has the following six global goals as its thematic priorities: • Climate and Energy • Food • Freshwater • Oceans • Forests • Wildlife
  • 3. Is WWF-Pakistan a governmental institution?
WWF-Pakistan is a non-profit organization, and is part of the WWF International global network. It does not have any legal authority to take direct action against any illegal activity with regards to the environment such as wildlife or habitat destruction. The organization collaborates with concerned government departments for any action on this front. Biodiversity
  • 4. What is the total area of forested land in Pakistan and what is the deforestation rate? What are the types of forests found in Pakistan?
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization total forested land in Pakistan is 2.8%. There are five types of forests Pakistan hosts: Coniferous Mangroves Sub-tropical Tropical Rivarian
  • 5. Is the Indus River dolphin a fish?
Dolphin is not a fish. It is a mammal. Learn more about dolphins here.
  • 6. What are the national animal, tree and bird of Pakistan?
National Animal – Markhor National Bird – Chukar National Tree – Deodar
  • 7. Does WWF-Pakistan work on animal welfare issues?
WWF works to conserve endangered species, protect endangered places, and address other issues such as climate change, water scarcity, food security. Although we do work to protect populations of endangered animals such as common leopard, snow leopard, Indus river dolphin and vultures we do not work on animals in captivity. Connect with WWF-Pakistan
  • 8. How can I access WWF-Pakistan’s publications, environment data resource centre (EDRC) and documentaries?
Sign-up for WWF-Pakistan’s Individual Membership Programme, as only members have access to these resources.
  • 9. How can I become a WWF-Pakistan member?
Inbox your full name, cell number, email id and postal address on WWF-Pakistan’s facebook page. A representative will get in touch with you on your given cell number for the confirmation of your membership and with the details of the membership. It is a paid membership for PKR.1,000 per year. You can also fill the membership app available on the facebook page directly.
  • 10. Can I buy WWF products online?
You can order panda products online at http://wwfpak.org/shop Payment is cash on delivery only, including Pakistan Post’s delivery charges.
  • 11. Can I use WWF’s photos and other contents ?
You can use WWF’s content only after getting the organization’s consent and following the proper copyrights protocol.
 / © Ghulam Rasool/ WWF-Pakistan
World's 31st highest lake, Quramber, in the Quramber National Park, Khyber-Pakhtunkwa
© Ghulam Rasool/ WWF-Pakistan