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WWF voyagers will tour Arctic's last best ice

1473 days ago From Nunatsiaq News   View Archived Article

IQALUIT, CANADA - For the past three and a half weeks, World Wildlife Fund staff, researchers, journalists, and a crew from the Al Jazeera television network have been sailing as far north as they can, chasing receding ice and meeting community members along the way. ...

Leonardo DiCaprio Celebrates Success In Tiger Population

1474 days ago From Ecorazzi   View Archived Article

MIAMI - In an effort to track and protect the tiger population, World Wildlife Fund conducted a recent camera trap study in Nepal. Using these traps, they were able to identified 37 individual tigers. This is a considerable gain, since they had identified on ...

Tiger Population in Nepal Park Doubles in 2 Years

1487 days ago From Our Amazing Planet   View Archived Article

OGDEN, UTAH - Camera traps in Nepal's Bardia National Park identified 37 tigers living in and near the park in 2011, a marked increase from two years before when only 18 were recorded there, according to the conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Shubas ...

Save the Tiger, Ban the Tourists

1494 days ago From New York Times   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - A 2010 tiger census conducted by the World Wildlife Fund in India showed an increase in the overall tiger population from 2007, but the organization also found an =93an alarming decline in tiger occupancy from 36139 to 28108 square miles outside of . ...

Rampant Poaching Threatens Endangered Species in Africa

1495 days ago From New York Times   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - HONG KONG =97 Poor wildlife-protection efforts by Asian and African countries in response to =93skyrocketing=94 poaching are putting the survival of rhinos, tigers and elephants at risk, according to a report released Monday by World Wildlife Fund, t ...

South Africa Studying Proposal to Legalize Rhino Trade

1495 days ago From Voice of America   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - According to the World Wildlife Fund, a record 448 rhinos were poached in 2011 and more than half that number already have been killed illegally so far this year. Pelham Jones, the chairman of South Africa's Private Rhino Owners Association, said ...

Many Countries Failing to Prevent Illegal Wildlife Trade: WWF Report

1496 days ago From LiveScience.com   View Archived Article

OGDEN, UTAH - A conservation group, the World Wildlife Fund, has put together a report card ranking 23 nations' compliance with an international treaty regulating the trade in wild animals. The report card focuses on three species sought after on the internati ...

Spain's WWF dumps King Juan Carlos as patron over African hunting trip

1496 days ago From Times of India   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - Members of the Spanish chapter of the WWF charity voted overwhelmingly to scrap the ... The hunting trip was legal and regulated under Botswana law, ...

Plunging into the wetlands

1510 days ago From Global Times   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - ... the Qingpu district government and Shanghai City Appearance and Environmental Sanitation Administration launched the Dianshan Lake Wetland Restoration Pilot Project with organizations including Nanjing University, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) an ...

WWF urges govt to promote geothermal energy

1512 days ago From Jakarta Post   View Archived Article

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - With international community facing the imminent impact from the global energy crisis, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is warning the Indonesian ...

Persian Leopards to be Released into Reserve near Sochi

1514 days ago From RIA Novosti   View Archived Article

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - At the end of June, reserve officials and scientists together with representatives from the World Wildlife Fund chose a site for the construction of a temporary open-air cage. =93After the direct study of landscapes and fauna of the area, about three ...

Students support WWF initiative

1518 days ago From Gulf Times   View Archived Article

DOHA, QATAR - The students of Park House English School took part in a fund-raising campaign for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to mark the World Environment Day. During the event, the children raised QR9,700 and opted to 'sponsor' some 55 rare and endanger ...

Russian Loggers Put Survival Of "Sacred" Siberian Tiger At Risk

1520 days ago From Worldcrunch   View Archived Article

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - VLADIVLASTOK - The conflict between the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and logging companies in the Russian Far East is reaching a new boiling point. ...

Protecting The Heart Of Borneo

1520 days ago From RedOrbit   View Archived Article

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - ... regional and global services and benefits,=94 said Anna van Paddenburg, Sustainable Financing and Policy Strategy Leader for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) ...

High-flying Surveillance Drones Protect Wildlife from Poachers

1522 days ago From Audubon Magazine   View Archived Article

DALLAS, TEXAS - Scientists working with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have created conservation drones=97unmanned aerial vehicles that can monitor remote areas for ...

Wild Siberian tiger photos captured in Jilin

1534 days ago From Xinhua   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - Funded by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Wangqing County Forestry Bureau has set up more than 100 automatic infrared cameras in the forest to capture ...

Saving the endangered, one step at a time

1537 days ago From Jakarta Post   View Archived Article

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Courtesy of WWFForty years after the world's first World Environment Day on June 5, 1972, the Indonesian government, in partnership with several conversation organizations including the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the International Union for .. ...

Grant boosts Saint John River preservation plans

1540 days ago From CBC.ca   View Archived Article

TORONTO, CANADA - The Royal Bank is awarding a grant worth $500000 to the World Wildlife Fund's Living Rivers Initiative. The WWF said a few years ago that the Saint John River was in poor condition, mainly because of the way flows are managed. ...

Year Of The Rhino Aims To Save The Last Of The Species

1542 days ago From iScienceTimes.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The World Wildlife Fund supports the initiative and said on their website, "There is an urgent need to decrease pressures on habitats and to establish a second Javan rhino population in a safer and suitable location." The government of Indo ...

More fears as poaching rises

1545 days ago From The Citizen Daily   View Archived Article

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA - The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has urged Tanzania and other African countries to act urgently against increased poaching of endangered animals for their trophies. The call is being made amid revelations that elephant poaching in Tanzania is high ...

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