The Singapore office started in March 2006 to engage individuals and organisations towards making a positive change in their lives and business operations. Through our awareness campaigns and outreach activities, we aim to educate individuals from all walks of life on how a simple action can add up to make a big difference to our […]
WWF was created in 1961 out of a deep concern for what was happening to the world at that time. Since those early days, WWF has grown to be one of the largest environmental organizations in the world. Currently there are more than 1,300 WWF conservation projects underway around the world and the vast majority […]
About TEDx (Home)
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxWWF, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxWWF event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to […]
WWF and EWS-WWF hosted the prestigious TEDxWWF conference in Abu Dhabi. Previously held in Geneva and Singapore, Abu Dhabi was the third city to host TEDxWWF, and this was the first time the conference visited the Middle East. Thanks to all our brilliant speakers and audience (both in Abu Dhabi and across the globe) for […]
Held on 14 June 2012 at the INSEAD Asia campus, TEDxWWF comprised forward-thinking speakers who shared their endeavours and insights that are challenging and changing the way we think, live and work to meet the challenges of living on our one planet.
This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED. © 2013 TEDxWWF. All rights reserved.
A line in the sand
Drawing on profound and challenging experiences gained when mentored and trained by a group of metis Native Americans, Mac uses story and powerful imagery to awaken and evoke our innate wild nature. Speaking to a deeper, more ancient part of our tribal memory, he braids beauty, wildness, and the ‘heathen’ pulse of the human spirit […]
From the naturalist’s notebook
Irshad will share interesting observations and insights from the wild. Mostly entertaining, and at times, provocative and controversial, these will include interactions and relationships found between plants and plants, plants and insects, birds and mammals. He will also cover aspects of evolution, and the criteria for success in nature.
Traditional chinese medicine and harmony of the planet
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which is composed of plants and animals, originated in China 3,000 years ago. While a crucial part of Chinese culture, the demand for Chinese medicinal materials has risen both in China as well as in international markets. China’s economic growth has allowed Chinese consumers with high purchasing power to seek Chinese […]