The World Wide Fund for Nature is the world's largest organization for nature preservation. It was born in 1961, and it is present in the world with 24 national organizations, 5 affiliated organizations and 222 offices in 96 countries. More than 5 million people around the world help the WWF to support this challenge: it starts more than 2,000 concrete projects every year to protect biodiversity and to create a world where humans can live in harmony with nature. The WWF was born in Italy in 1966 where it's structured with a staff located in Rome with 19 regional sections that support the ecoregional program (Alps and Mediterranean area). The association is strongly present on the territory thanks to more than 200 local structures where several activists operate through actions of complaint, vigilance and citizens' awareness.