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Government faces legal challenge after failing to protect some of England’s most precious rivers

27 August 2015

The High Court has granted permission for WWF-UK, the Angling Trust and Fish Legal to challenge Defra and the Environment Agency over their failure to protect some of England’s most precious rivers, lakes and coastal areas from agricultural pollution.
Read Government faces legal challenge after failing to protect some of England’s most precious rivers

Andy Murray sports the panda logo during the US Open

Andy Murray sports the panda at the US Open

25 August 2015

Britain’s leading tennis player and WWF global ambassador, Andy Murray, is set to wear WWF’s iconic panda on his sleeve during the US Open. Read Andy Murray sports the panda at the US Open

Tree trunks being processed at timber plant

UK’s timber trade body gets behind WWF-UK Forests Campaign

25 August 2015

The foremost organisation representing the timber trade in the UK has officially signed up to support WWF-UK’s Forest Campaign, allowing the campaign’s sustainability message to reach much of the UK’s timber industry.  Read UK’s timber trade body gets behind WWF-UK Forests Campaign

Sumatran orangutan, nine month old baby playing in tree, north Sumatra

Witness the orang-utan’s incredible family bond on World Orang-utan Day

19 August 2015

To celebrate World Orang-utan Day, WWF-UK has released a beautiful new video capturing the mesmerising species. The stunning footage showcases the incredible family bond between an infant orang-utan and its mother. Read Witness the orang-utan’s incredible family bond on World Orang-utan Day

Shell’s $7bn Arctic folly is at odds with global action

17 August 2015

David Nussbaum and Johan van de Gronden’s letter to the Financial Times reflects the letter that they sent to Shell’s CEO, Ben van Beurden on behalf of WWF.
Read Shell’s $7bn Arctic folly is at odds with global action

FSC certified kitchen worktops

FSC certification yields financial benefits for tropical forest businesses, shows WWF report

05 August 2015

A new WWF cost-benefit analysis of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification on a cross-section of forest operators finds that tropical and small or medium producers, regardless of geography, can benefit significantly from attaining FSC certification.   Read FSC certification yields financial benefits for tropical forest businesses, shows WWF report

River Itchen, chalkstream.

WWF-UK, Coca-Cola Great Britain and Coca-Cola Enterprises extend partnership to secure a thriving future for England's rivers

05 August 2015

WWF-UK, Coca-Coca Great Britain (CCGB) and Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) have announced a new partnership that will help to ensure a thriving future for England’s rivers. Read WWF-UK, Coca-Cola Great Britain and Coca-Cola Enterprises extend partnership to secure a thriving future for England's rivers

Bhutan's first national tiger survey shows rise in population - but regional crisis looms

30 July 2015

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

On Global Tiger Day, Bhutan announces that it is home to 103 tigers, an increase on the previous estimate of 75. However, WWF warns that Southeast Asia is facing a crisis, as some countries do not have up-to-date information on their tiger populations. Read Bhutan's first national tiger survey shows rise in population - but regional crisis looms

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