5,891 square kilometres were lost during July 2012 and August 2013. Pará and Mato Grosso states lead forest loss.
This month we launch our second year of the Arctic Home campaign with The Coca-Cola Company. The campaign aims to raise awareness and funds to help protect the home of the polar bear and create a positive future for the Arctic.
Increase in elephant populations in the Mara Serengeti ecosystem clouded by worrying poaching signs outside protected areas
A recent aerial survey shows an increase from 2,058 elephants in 1986 to 7,535 in 2014 in the world famous Mara-Serengeti ecosystem that straddles the Kenya/Tanzania border in east Africa.
A team of French scientists working in partnership with conservation organization WWF has for the first time isolated polar bear DNA from a track left in the snow.
Our congratulations to Alex Mustard, who has won the ‘coast and marine’ category of the British Wildlife Photography Awards – it’s an award that we sponsored again this year.
In recent years, a number of forward-thinking organisations have taken ambitious steps towards having zero impact on the environment. We have seen fantastic best practice examples from many more companies that have made incremental changes over time to ensure that they operate as sustainably as possible in their environment.
Towards the end of the month and early September Sky Rainforest Rescue is bringing special events to you and your family across six Discovery Trail sites in the UK.
Humanity has exhausted its annual ecological budget in less than eight months, according to data from Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability think tank and WWF partner.
Are you a budding film-maker, bursting with creativity and a passion to tell the world what our amazing planet means to you – and why it needs protecting? Well, your idea could win you US$300 to produce a one-minute film about the environment.
Translocation a proven rhino conservation technique – as long as there’s good security in place
Over 100 riders from Team Panda battled thunderstorms, torrential rain and floods to take part in this year’s Prudential RideLondon Surrey cycle event.
WWF Ambassador Lewis Pugh, is to swim seven seas to put marine protected areas on the global agenda
Leading environmental organisations are challenging the Airport Commission’s claim that it is possible to build a new runway and still meet the Government’s climate change targets.
Schools who have won WWF Green Ambassadors awards were presented with their prizes today at Highgrove, the Gloucestershire home of WWF-UK's President, The Prince of Wales. The Green Ambassador scheme aims to encourage a new generation of sustainability champions. It is aimed at inspiring primary school children (5-11 year olds) to become active in making their school greener by looking at issues such as reducing energy, food, encouraging wildlife and reducing waste.
After a year of campaigning, and three quarters of a million signatures, we did it! UK oil company, Soco, has announced that it will end its operations in Virunga National Park. It has also pledged to remain out of all other UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Can collaboration really lead to more sustainably fished seas?
Today a host of global sporting heroes, including Andy Murray and David Beckham, have joined wildlife’s side in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.
A giant flying squirrel, a skydiving gecko, a fish that mates head-to-head, and an eyeless cave-dwelling spider are among the hundreds of new species revealed by scientists in the Greater Mekong.
Together we can make a racket so loud that Soco won't be able to ignore us.
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