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WWF urges Slovak government to protect Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians

2017.07.11.

Continuing inappropriate management, extensive logging and hunting in the Slovak part of the site is threatening the outstanding universal value of the whole UNESCO site, which includes areas located in Ukraine and Germany.

 

International Danube Day celebrations

2017.07.05.

Coinciding with international Danube Day celebrations, the JOINTISZA project organised a string of milestone events that will shape future project activities.

 

First UN Ocean Conference signals global goal out of reach without major new action

2017.06.09.

On the concluding day of the first ever United Nations Ocean Conference, WWF calls for unprecedented action to achieve the agreed Ocean sustainable development goal. This comes as member states prepare to endorse a call for action that acknowledges the serious threats to the ocean from overexploitation and climate change, and the need for much greater ambition.

 

US Intent to Withdraw from Paris Agreement Triggers Renewed Call to Action

2017.06.01.

US President Donald Trump today said that he would begin the process of withdrawing the United States from the historic Paris Agreement, the world’s first global plan to address climate change. This announcement is a call to action to national and local governments, businesses and people worldwide to step up their commitments to address climate change.

 

Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians at risk

2017.05.23.

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

2017.04.07.

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

2017.03.27.

An unprecedented 187 countries and territories came together for WWF’s Earth Hour on Saturday 25 March to take a stand for climate action

 

Suspect murderers of ranger arrested in Southeast Cameroon

2017.02.27.

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.

 

Latest official poaching figures show that South Africa is still losing three rhinos a day

2017.02.27.

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.

 

Carpathian Forests Research - closing conference

2017.02.21.

Registracion has began for the closing conference of the Carpathian forests project.

 
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