Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina
Argentine Wildlife Foundation
Defensa 251, 6º piso “K” (C1065AAC), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Marine conservation, Marine protected areas, Sustainable fishing, Protection of marine life, cetaceans
Founded in 1977 and since 1988 Vida Silvestre represents in Argentina the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Argentine Wildlife Foundation)has been working on solving the main environmental issues of Argentina. Its mission is "to propose and implement solutions for conserving nature, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources and responsible behaviour on the part of mankind in the context of climate change'. This includes a significant marine component, including establishing marine protected areas and a sustainable fishing model for the country, and protecting marine species including cetaceans.