You might serve free range turkey this Christmas – but what are you sitting on to watch the Queen’s speech?
After six amazing years and many incredible Amazon adventures, our Sky Rainforest Rescue campaign came to an end last week. But - our vital conservation work and commitment to protecting the environment continue.
Almost a third of all natural World Heritage Sites under threat of oil, gas and mining exploration
Risk rises to almost two thirds for natural World Heritage Sites in Africa
Investors warned to assess risk of backing extractive companies threatening WHS.
The Amazon Regional Protected Areas Programme – known as ARPA – is the world’s largest tropical forest conservation programme. Launched in 2002 by the Brazilian government in partnership with WWF and others, its goal was to take 60 m ha of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and turn into a combination of sustainable-use and strict protected areas.
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.
Britain’s leading tennis player and WWF global ambassador, Andy Murray, is set to wear our iconic panda on his sleeve during the US Open.
WWF is excited to announce a new partnership with the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton, using autonomous vehicles or ‘robots’ to explore our seas.
A difficult first 100 days of David Cameron's government - but could the next 100 offer hope for the environment?
WWF has a stand at this year’s Camp Bestival at Lulworth Castle in Dorset which takes place from 30 July to 2 August. There will be lots of forest-themed activities going on, with letter-writing stations, mask making and a collaborative art piece that will be an amazing celebration of the world’s forests.
Construction industry building a future without deforestation – but many businesses have further to go
The construction industry has come out as a clear leader in a new WWF-UK timber scorecard published today.
Achieving zero deforestation came a step closer today as a tenth bank - Standard Chartered - committed to financing only sustainable agriculture by 2020.
Standard Chartered Bank formally adopted the 'Soft Commodities Compact' which commits members of the banking industry to helping achieve zero net deforestation in their supply chains by 2020.
WWF global ambassador Andy Murray highlights WWF’s fight against poaching and the illegal wildlife trade with an exciting new film
There is some relief for campaigners, supporters, and those who depend on and value the Great Barrier Reef today, as UNESCO's world heritage committee said that Australia must deliver “effective and sustained protection” of the reef from threats including reckless industrialization and pollution.
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO - the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - has voted to maintain pressure on Australia to deliver on its promise to restore the health of the Great Barrier Reef. The Australian government is required to provide a first report on progress in just 18 months.
Picture an iconic World Heritage Site, such as the Serengeti, Galapagos Islands or Grand Canyon, in all its glory. Which would be your favourite?
80 UK businesses including Willmott Dixon, Cisco, E.on, John Lewis Partnership, SSE, and BT have joined with WWF to call on the new government to take decisive action to combat climate change and build a low-carbon economy.
Choosing a name for a newly discovered species is an honour usually reserved for the discovering scientists. Yet in a bid to support conservation in Africa, WWF has been allowed the rare privilege of auctioning the name of a beautiful new species of flower, with all proceeds going to support the organization’s conservation work in East and South Africa.
Does your business use water in its supply chain either here in the UK or overseas? Do you know your water risk?
Today, WWF-UK launches a report called 'From Risk to Resilience: does your business know its water risk?" which helps businesses to identify that risk, and do something about it.
The government of Nepal has released encouraging results from the country’s latest rhino count. This positive news and boost to Nepal's conservation efforts comes at a difficult time for the country, as it comes to terms with the devastating earthquake that struck the nation on 25 April.
If you had a savings account that yielded a 10 per cent return, you’d presumably keep adding to that account as much as you could. Our oceans are worth a staggering $24 trillion, yielding a huge $2.5 trillion a year in goods and services, according to our new report published today - and that’s a conservative estimate. Yet we are not restoring or protecting them nearly enough. Put another way, we’re not investing in the growth and security of this asset.