The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961 to address issues related to conservation, research and restoration of the environment.  WWF is the world's largest independent conservation organization working in more than 100 countries and supporting around 1,300 conservation projects worldwide. WWF's Mission is "to stop the degradation of the planets natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

                    The World Wildlife Fund in Belize has been a generous supporter of the Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve.