WWF Magyarország

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Large carnivores

Lynx Day 2020

The return of the lynx to the European forests is slow but steady - by now, over 9,000 adult lynxes roam throughout Europe. Promising numbers that foster nature conservationists’ belief that the beautiful and shy felines will find their way back to the heart of Europe's forests, their rightful place.

2020-06-11 More »

Ban on selfies: bears are not toys

The case of Robi, a brown bear wandering through Hungary caught then let free last week, is now spreading like wildfire in media outlets, all reporting bear sightings. According to WWF Hungary, this case highlights the urge for re-learning how to live in coexistence with large carnivores. It is important to assure that large carnivores remain undisturbed, so WWF Hungary asks for people’s cooperation.

2018-06-26 More »


Romanian Environment Ministry gives green light for trophy hunting of wolves and brown bears

The Romanian Ministry of Environment proposes again hunting as the only solution to human-wildlife conflict, ignoring once more the specialists they consult.

2017-09-12 More »

Global leaders head critical summit to save the snow leopard and its habitat, on which hundreds of millions depend

World leaders will begin critical talks over the future of the snow leopard and its habitat; the headwaters for rivers on which hundreds of millions directly depend as a source of freshwater. WWF urges snow leopard range countries*, which include political powerhouses China, Russia and India, to bolster previous commitments, or risk irreversible damage to both the species and landscape.


2017-08-23 More »


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

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.

2017-02-27 More »

Suspect murderers of ranger arrested in Southeast Cameroon

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.

2017-02-27 More »


WWF Hungary’s skateboard campaign won another international award

The "Skateboards Made by Bears" project, created by White Rabbit advertising agency for WWF-Hungary, has won a Crystal Award of the prominent Adstarts Festival of South-Korea.

2016-09-07 More »

Giant panda no longer 'endangered' but iconic species still at risk

In a welcome piece of good news for the world’s threatened wildlife, the giant panda has just been downgraded from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’ on the global list of species at risk of extinction, demonstrating how an integrated approach can help save our planet’s vanishing biodiversity.

2016-09-04 More »


New grey wolf footages out

In August, 2016 WWF Hungary received new footages from camera traps placed at the Aggtelek National Park, Northern Hungary. The footages show an entire family with eight cubs, in daytime, playing in the forest on Hungarian territory. This unique video marks the success of the efforts to save the natural habitat of large carnivores in Hungary.  These cubs are going to leave their mother in late September, at start of the hunting season, becoming especially vulnerable to illegal shootings.

2016-08-29 More »

Thailand’s Tiger Temple Raid Highlights Need to Close Tiger Farms in Asia

Following the serious crimes recently uncovered during a raid on Thailand’s Tiger Temple, WWF is using Global Tiger Day today to call on governments across Asia to investigate all tiger breeding centres and close any operations proven to be involved in the illegal tiger trade.

2016-07-29 More »