31 Jul '16, 5pm

This #WorldRangerDay, show your support for the heroes on the front lines of conservation.

This year, WWF together with the International Ranger Federation (IRF), Ranger Federation of Asia (RFA) and PAMS Foundation launched an initiative to improve ranger standards and welfare first in Asia and then in other critical regions. Actions will focus on raising awareness of the importance of rangers, the need for increased professionalism, development and promotion of ranger standards and welfare. It will also strengthen the Ranger Federation of Asia including support for their first meeting next year. For nearly two decades, WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program has supported training for over 3,000 park rangers from more than 20 countries.In 2013, WWF is supporting the establishment of the Ranger Federation of Asia (RFA) to create a community for rangers and recognition for their work. WWF’s strategy to stop wildlife crime starts with bolstering grassr...

Full article: https://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/back-a-ranger

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