WWF volunteers share their stories: Yoana Andrews

Yoana Andrews is a WWF volunteer for WWF Expat team Adam and The Hague. When did you first find out about WWF and what made you wanna be a volunteer?I was introduced to the values of WWF in my school years. Later on, the idea of sustainable existence became a future goal which made me think deeper. I thought that I could make a small step toward something big if I took control of my actions. One of my core achievements in this field is the fact that my husband and I chose to donate the money from our wedding to WWF. A few months later, when we moved to The Hague, I decided to take it up a notch and become a volunteer for the expat team there. Currently, I am residing in Southern Spain where I continue to be involved in sustainability initiatives and also remotely collaborate with The Hague WWF[…]

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WNF volunteers share their stories: Lloyd Edwards

Lloyd Edwards is coordinator of WWF Expat team Adam and The Hague since 2013.Since when and why did you start volunteering for WWF and can you describe what you do?I started volunteering around 10 years ago. Why? The WWF have a deservedly strong reputation for protecting & restoring our environment. This reputation helps the Expat Team to achieve its mission “to mobilise society by providing opportunities to channel peoples’ concern for the environment into a practical action”. Questions you can answer: Shark or Tiger?That’s a tough question. But, I always support the underdog – Sharks. These are hunted in unsustainable numbers with many species subject to the cruel & wasteful practice of shark finning. Sharks are also one of the many victims of the more general fact that our marine environment – our biggest & most diverse – has far too few protections. Many ocean areas are overexploited by the[…]

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