We have a diverse range of coastal and marine environments, habitats, and species. We want to make sure it stays that way.
Looking after the ocean
Looking after species
Working to protect taonga marine species and their habitats through research, advocacy and conservation.
The climate crisis affects every corner of our planet – from the poles to the tropics, and from the mountains to the oceans.
Conservation and Education
Inspiring and enabling New Zealanders to care for their habitats and species as part of a healthier society and economy.
COP15: THE UNITED NATIONS BIODIVERSITY CONFERENCE
NATURE IS IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY, BUT WE HAVE AN UNMISSABLE CHANCE TO TURN THINGS AROUND THIS YEAR.
This December, the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity’s 15th Conference of the Parties - aka the UN CBD COP 15 - is taking place in Montreal, Canada. Here’s what you need to know, what’s at stake, and why you should care.
Protect the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park
Bottom trawling, scallop dredging and Danish seining are destructive fishing methods that have been taking place in the Haruaki Gulf for decades.
Help us put pressure on the Government to remove these harmful fishing practices from the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Help protect the Gulf and its precious seafloor species and habitats.
Living Planet Report 2022
There has been a devastating 69% drop on average of monitored wildlife populations* - mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish - since 1970, according to WWF’s Living Planet Report (LPR) 2022. The report highlights the stark outlook of the state of nature and urgently warns governments, businesses, and the public to take transformative action to reverse the destruction of biodiversity.