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WWF: World Wide Fund for Nature / World Wrestling Federation


1) WWF: World Wide Fund for Nature

WWF is an abbreviation of World Wide Fund for Nature. It is one of the leading international private conservation organizations of the world whose main objective is to preserve the natural environment and establish harmony between nature and humans.

On 29 April 1961, the organization was founded. It started its first office in the Swiss town of Morges and is registered under Swiss law. It has offices in more than 80 countries around the world and it provides work around 6000 full-time workers and staff. Except for the full-time workers and staff, it is supported by around 5 million members internationally.

WWF full form (1)

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There are two broad areas on which WWF pays complete attention, to achieve its objective:

  1. Biodiversity:
    It alludes to various lives on the earth. It comprises different species of plants and animals existing on the earth. The organization pays attention to significant species and places that require to be conserved to save from harm the rich biodiversity of the earth.
  2. Footprint:
    It alludes to the human activity that is damaging natural resources.

The organization is working to make sure the most favorable utilization of natural resources like land, water, and air.

WWF Global Initiatives

Since 2008, WWF is focused its efforts on 13 global initiatives through its Global Programme Framework (GPF):

  • Amazon
  • Arctic
  • China for a Global Shift
  • Climate and Energy
  • Coastal East Africa
  • Coral Triangle
  • Forest and Climate
  • Green Heart of Africa
  • Heart of Borneo
  • Living Himalayas
  • Market Transformation
  • Smart Fishing
  • Tigers

2) WWF: World Wrestling Federation

WWF is an abbreviation of the World Wrestling Federation. It is at present known as World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It is an American entertainment business corporation that deals in professional wrestling. Its head office is situated in Stamford, Connecticut, United States.

WWF full form (2)

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  • In 1952, it was established by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt as Capitol Wrestling Corporation (CWC).
  • From the time when it was established its name was changed quite a lot of times over the years, from World Wide Wrestling Federation to World Wrestling Federation (WWF) to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
  • It has attributed a range of iconic and most significant wrestling matches in the past. These days, it is airing a range of high-status programs such as Raw, SmackDown and Wrestlemania in more than 150 countries around the world.
  • In 2014, it has introduced the 24/7 streaming network to showcase the complete WWF library.
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