Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany are at risk and UNESCO expresses concern about inappropriate management, logging and other threats within the Slovakian part of the World Heritage Site. WWF urges the government to take steps.
Climate action shines bright as record number of countries and territories join Earth Hour’s tenth anniversary
An unprecedented 187 countries and territories came together for WWF’s Earth Hour on Saturday 25 March to take a stand for climate action.
CLIMATE ACTION SHINES BRIGHT AS RECORD NUMBER OF COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES JOIN EARTH HOUR’S TENTH ANNIVERSARY
An unprecedented 187 countries and territories came together for WWF’s Earth Hour on Saturday 25 March to take a stand for climate action
Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a forest ranger, Ngongo Bruce Danny on December 7, 2016, near Lobeke National Park in eastern Cameroon.
New South African rhino poaching figures show a decline for the second consecutive year, highlighting the importance of concerted conservation efforts. More action is needed as South Africa continues to lose, on average, three rhinos a day to the rampant poaching crisis.
Registracion has began for the closing conference of the Carpathian forests project.
Cameroon, February 17, burnt over three tons (3094kg) of pangolin scales in ongoing fight against poaching and illicit trade of this lone mammal with scales.
A new report published by WWF and ISEAL today indicates how businesses can contribute strongly to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and unlock new market opportunities by using credible voluntary sustainability standards to transform entire sectors and supply chains.
As the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) meets for an extraordinary session this week, WWF is calling on member countries to urgently reach consensus on conservation measures for ecologically- and commercially-important tropical tuna species. Management controls on fishing several species expired last month, leaving the stocks open to exploitation without essential safeguards.
On the eve of World Wetlands Day – 2 February – WWF warns that hydropower projects and government decisions in ecologically sensitive areas threaten to harm the habitats of rare and endangered species in the countries along the Danube river, particularly in Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine. With regard to hydropower, WWF is active to ensure that energy requirements are met with options that also consider environmental and social impact.