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Speaking on the second day of the sixth International Conference on Oil Palm and Environment (ICOPE) in Nusa Dua, the director of policy, sustainability and transformation of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia, Aditya Bayunanda, said that Indonesia, as a major playe... most viewed; most shared.
Cyprus is not doing enough to protect wildlife on the island, according to a report published on Thursday. The report covered Cyprus and 17 other EU member-states. It was published by four environmental non-governmental orgainisations (NGOs) - BirdLife, the World Wildlife Fund, the ...

PHOTO: River dolphins in the Mekong river near Kratie province in the northeastern of Phnom World Wildlife Fund via AP. River dolphins in the Mekong river near Kratie province in the northeastern of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of ...
According to Kerry Cesareo, vice president of the Forests Program at World Wildlife Fund (WWF), there are threats to the natural capital of the private sector that lie outside its current practices and need to be addressed. Along with traditional conservation programs and partnerships, the private sector ...

In Pics: World Wildlife Fund names these 19 animals as critically endangered in the world. Updated Apr 10, 2018
Travel bloggers make their living by leveraging FOMO. "Wish you were here" really means "Don't you wish you were here?" But everyone on the planet misses out in a stealthy Instagram activation from the World Wildlife Fund that rolled out last week. Nine influencers posted what looked like photos ... WWF
In 1997, the World Wildlife Fund joined with the conglomerate Unilever to create an independent certification group for seafood, the Marine Stewardship Council. MSC has grown over the decades, and its well-recognized blue logo now covers about $5 billion in annual sales. As a measure of the ...
World Wildlife Fund (WWF): Pakistan and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to curb illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan. ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Mar, 2018 ):World Wildlife Fund (WWF): Pakistan and the United ...
Sheep farmers have butted heads with a national wildlife foundation after it published a report labelling lamb stew as one of the most environmentally unfriendly meals in the UK. Farmers' Unions have been left “astonished” and “disappointed” by a report published by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) which ...
A golden lion tamarin monkey holds its newly born baby at a zoo in Jerusalem, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Golden lion tamarins are among the rarest animals in the world, according to the World Wildlife Fund. It ... more. Photo: Sebastian Scheiner, AP. Image 2 of 2. A golden lion tamarin monkey holds its ...
... population increased to 3,000 and gave hope that the Indian rhino will slowly make its way back to its staggering population count. To find out more about the WWF's efforts to conserve natural habitats for endangered species, or other ways you can do your part to help, visit: World Wildlife Fund's website.
Because of the company's size, changes made by McDonald's could have a ripple effect across the industry, said Sheila Bonini, a senior vice president at the World Wildlife Fund, which worked with McDonald's to make its changes. McDonald's beef suppliers, for example, likely sell beef to other restaurant ...
With spring clocking in (officially at least) today and Easter around the corner, World Wildlife Fund is ramping up its fundraising efforts in the cutest way possible. The environmental protection non-profit is asking people to forgo chocolate rabbits to help real Arctic hares, and its fellow creatures, ...
The report, conducted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), University of East Anglia, and James Cook University, examined the impact of global warming on nearly 80,000 species from 35 regions. “Within our children's lifetime, places like the Amazon and Galapagos Islands could become unrecognizable, ...

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is challenging creative marketers to change the course of history with the launch of Project Extraordinary, which will see the winning creative agency featured at a UN Summit, and three agencies featured at Cannes. Project Extraordinary is a WWF/UN Environment-led global ...
A week after the United States quietly lifted a ban on imports of sport-hunted elephants' ivory and lion parts from certain African countries, the World Wildlife Fund has announced that Google, Facebook and other major tech companies are joining an effort to halt the illegal trade of wildlife and wildlife parts.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), TRAFFIC, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare are launching the Global Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online, bringing together technology, e-commerce, and social media companies to work together to squeeze out wildlife traffickers. The coalition includes ...
World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour 2018 is tonight with a focus on how biodiversity is affected by climate change in Australia. From 8.30pm residents are asked to switch off their lights for an hour as a symbolic gesture to show the need for stronger climate action. This year people can use the hash tag ...
A farmers' union is "astonished" by a report which named a traditional Welsh dish as the iconic British meal with the highest carbon footprint. A World Wide Fund for Nature report said a bowl of lamb cawl produced the same amount of carbon as boiling a kettle 258 times. National Farmers Union Cymru said ...
The Vice President of Ocean Conservation for the World Wildlife Fund Canada says they're working with the fishing industry to help restore the local marine ecosystem with an eye to helping northern cod stocks rebound. Sigrid Kuehnemund says the decline in northern cod stocks off the coast is a ...
Next Saturday evening, the city of Montgomery will take place in an event put on by the World Wildlife Fund, called "Earth Hour." According to the WWF, "Earth Hour" is when millions of people around the world switch all of their lights off for one hour to show support for protecting the planet and stopping ...
“I think this spider is receiving a lot of coverage because it is associated with large organizations like the World Wildlife Fund and the Global Wildlife Conservation,” Snyder said. “We can now have an invertebrate that is generally overlooked become a beacon for conservation.” Stratton, who specializes in ...
"During the Africa trip, our granddaughter Sarah learned about poachers and now she is raising money for the World Wildlife Fund by selling bracelets in her community," Sally said. Bart and Sally Hackley's five grandchildren are pictured during a December trip to Africa that they were treated to by their ...
New research from the World Wildlife Fund is giving us a rare glimpse into the world of the mysterious minke whale. The WWF worked with Australian Antarctic researchers to tag minke whales with cameras for the first time, watching where and how the animals feed. The camera attaches to the whale's ...
The World Wildlife Fund in Australia provided three of the cameras. They nearly lost one of them when it appeared to detach from the back of whale. It slid to the side of the aquatic giant, giving the team a unique view of the whale feeding. "We could see individual feeding lunges and the expansion of the ...
So far, 90 companies worldwide have set and approved science-based targets, and more than 250 others have committed to setting them, according to the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTI), a partnership of CDP, World Resources Institute, World Wildlife Fund and the United Nations Global Compact.
Editor's Note: The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently launched a new education initiative, Wild Classroom, a growing library of conservation-focused toolkits that can be used to enhance children's learning inside or outside of a traditional learning environment. Each toolkit interweaves engaging, ...
D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Metropolitan Police Department said the substance was quickly cleared from the building, the headquarters for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), where Obama leases space. The substance was found to be nonhazardous. Police did not say where the ...
Photo taken on Feb. 26, 2017 shows a zebra at the South Luangwa National Park in eastern Zambia's Mambwe district. South Luangwa National Park is one of Zambia's best known national parks and a major tourist attraction. (Xinhua/Peng Lijun). LUSAKA, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- The World Wildlife Fund ...
A new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report condemns the Bulgarian government's move to allow what the WWF say will be a 12 fold increase in the size of the Bansko ski area opened up to 48 percent of the park to construction activities, the WWF claim. The Bulgarian Government allowed expansion of ...
Canada's polar bear protection is getting good marks from an international conservation group. But the World Wildlife Fund says Canada could do better protecting important habitat and minimizing threats to the iconic predators. The group issued its scorecard on all five nations with bear populations, ...
... called Conor McDonnell, who's from Liverpool. He started out doing music portraits and was on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, but now he goes on expeditions to the Antarctic and his wildlife photography is incredible. He's just been made the youngest ever ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund.
... usually a captive snake, but once in a while a snake in the wild," adds Moon. A JustGiving page was set up after Brandon's death. People were asked to donate money that would be sent to the World Wildlife Fund and a conservation group called the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Read More ...
In 2016, an unauthorized draft document leaked from World Wildlife Fund described circumstantial evidence that MSC could be improperly influenced by its arrangements with the fishing industry. The 0.5 percent take that MSC receives from the value of its certified catch could be creating "a conflict with ...
The kids raised $1,000 to split between Joanna's House, the United Way and World Wildlife Fund. Many have also signed up for the I Can app, which offers challenges to kids, such as taking shorter showers or creating care packages for a shelter. “It's super inspirational to see kids so young wanting to be ...
The World Wildlife Fund wants people to rethink what's on their plate. "If you compare the planet to a company, it is in the red, and this is something that should worry everyone." That's the sober message from Marco Lambertini, director general of WWF International. Soon, there won't be enough land and ...
Even now, only half are under the 87 litre limit,” said Christine Colvin, a freshwater expert with the World Wildlife Fund and local resident. Queues are already forming at natural springs in and around Cape Town as residents seek to minimise mains usage and to build up an emergency reserve of water.
CAPE TOWN – The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) called on Wednesday for Cape Town to introduce emergency by-laws for groundwater sharing when the city becomes the first in the world to run dry after water restrictions become insufficient amid a three-year drought. “Life beyond Day Zero will present ...
The Nicholas School of the Environment received a $5 million donation from Duke alumni to support environmental research and education. Jeff Ubben, Trinity '83 and a member of the Board of Trustees, and Laurie Ubben, Trinity '84, gifted $25 million in total to the World Wildlife Fund and Duke's Nicholas ...
The Bitcoin mania of the last year might be easing, but businesses are finding new ways to use the technology behind the crypto-currency. The World Wildlife Fund is using Blockchain technology to stamp out human rights abuses in the tuna industry. The project will also let consumers trace their product ...
Like a number of coastal areas around the world, the United Arab Emirates is becoming increasingly vulnerable to sea level rise. According to a 2017 study from the Emirates Wildlife Society and World Wildlife Fund, researchers expect ocean levels to rise around three feet by 2100. If that happens, water would inundate ...
Although Health Canada does not set a maximum concentration for chloride in drinking water, in some places in Ontario, such as Waterloo Region, salt concentrations can reach the level where tap water tastes salty. World Wildlife Fund Canada is working to achieve a measurable reduction in road-salt use ...
Mountain gorilla is a critically endangered species, which has the population of 880, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). They are found in the Virunga mountains and in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, said WWF. Of those in the Virunga massif, Rwanda accounts for 62 percent of ...
... was exciting for (the programmers) because it was a clear application of the methodology that they had perfected." Bas Huijbregts, African species manager at the World Wildlife Fund, believes this "very interesting mix of different people" is one reason the new study and the RhODIS system are so strong.
That presents an enticing opportunity for conservation organizations such as The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, Conservation International and others to stock that deal pipeline. Tomorrow's Conservation Finance conference at Credit Suisse's New York offices is bringing together conservation ...
“Conservation organizations like World Wildlife Fund are uniquely positioned to engage local communities, corporations and governments in conservation projects,” Paul Chatterton, founder of the WWF's Landscape Finance Lab, said in a recent report published with Clarmondial, a Swiss investment ...
The World Wildlife Fund says the technology has had a successful trial in Fiji. Source: 1 NEWS. The World Wildlife Fund says the new device has had a successful trial in Fiji and will help make New Zealand fisheries more sustainable. The system called the Blockchain Project uses a radio frequency device to track fish from ...


 

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