The world must shift from its current dependency on a dirty fossil fuel energy system to clean, sustainable renewable energy if the world is to have a chance of combating rampant climate change.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Sir Andrew Cahn as the new Chair of our Board of Trustees to succeed Ed Smith when he retires in June.
A UN climate impact report, released today, gives the clearest and most comprehensive evidence yet that the earth we call home needs our help. It confirms that climate change is real, it’s happening now and it’s affecting the things that matter most.
Have you ever wondered what happens in your garden at night? Nature enthusiast and blogger Wildlife Kate keeps a diary from her Staffordshire garden. She believes WWF’s Earth Hour is a brilliant opportunity to think more about what happens in your patch in the hours of darkness.
We’re taking part in Free Wills Month. So throughout March you can get your will written for free in selected locations across England and Wales.
WWF Kenya has won a Green Award for its outstanding work with civil society on forest conservation in Kenya.
We’re turning our campaign up a notch by placing a full page ad in the Financial Times today, challenging Soco’s operations in Virunga National Park.
We’re pleased to announce that Nepal added a new milestone to conservation work in the last year by achieving zero poaching for the year ending in February 2014.
We’ve unleashed 60 special pandas across the UK ahead of Earth Hour 2014 to help us spread the message!
The UK Government is set to examine the activities of Soco, a London-based oil company, over alleged violations of environmental protections and human rights abuses in a protected African World Heritage Site.
Heads of State, Ministers and high level representatives of 41 countries, including those most heavily impacted by poaching and illegal trade of wildlife, today committed to taking “decisive and urgent action….” to tackle the global illegal wildlife trade.
The London Conference kicks off today with heads of state and ministers from over 50 governments gathering to agree a way forward to tackle illegal trade that is threatening the future of iconic species such as the Rhino, Elephant and Tiger.
WWF announced today the appointment of Dr Marco Lambertini as Director General of WWF International. Currently Chief Executive of BirdLife International, Marco will begin his new role with the global conservation organization on 1 May 2014
The United Nations agency in charge of World Heritage Sites today announced that it had received written confirmation from Total SA committing not to explore for oil or gas in wilderness areas recognized for their outstanding universal value. The French oil giant says it will not conduct “any extraction of oil or gas nor any exploration activity within the perimeter of the natural World Heritage Sites.”
Fired up about photography? Nuts about nature? Well, your passion, patience, talent and imagination could land you an amazing prize – in the British Wildlife Photography Awards.
Today (Tuesday) we’ll be convening a panel of industry leaders to debate the economic case for a low carbon UK economy. The event, titled ‘Decarbonising Britain’, will see representatives from major businesses such as Kingfisher plc, Aviva and DONG Energy discussing the economic argument for a low carbon UK together with speakers from the Manufacturers Organisation for UK Manufacturing (EEF) and the government’s Committee on Climate Change.
New results published today from WWF’s One in Five Challenge, a programme to help organisations cut 20% of flights within five years in favour of lower-carbon ways of staying connected, show that some of the UK’s leading companies have cut flights by 38% and flight expenditure by 42% over a three-year period, saving over £2 million and 3,000 tonnes of carbon on average.
On 12-13 February heads and ministers of around 50 governments from around the world will meet at the London Conference to agree how to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.
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