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Pint-sized pupil pulls for polar bears

958 days ago From Your Ottawa Region   View Archived Article

NEPEAN, CANADA - Judy said Olivia sold them for donations to the World Wildlife Fund campaign. The $200 raised by Olivia will be matched by Coca-Cola, as will any donations made to the campaign before March 15 =96 up to $1 million. Coke kicked off the campaign in ...

WWF links pollution to increase in diseased turtles

967 days ago From ABC Online   View Archived Article

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - ELEANOR HALL: The World Wildlife Fund says that pollution might be to blame for a dramatic increase in the number of turtles with a debilitating form of the herpes virus. The virus causes large tumours that may cause blindness, immobility, ...

Habitat Loss Drives Sumatran Elephants Closer to Extinction WWF

967 days ago From PR Web   View Archived Article

HERNDON, VIRGINIA - ... downgraded from =93endangered=94 to =93critically endangered=94 by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) after losing nearly 70 percent of its habitat and half its population in one generation, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announ ...

Endangered Tigers to Get $33 Million

972 days ago From Care2.com   View Archived Article

REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA - (Source: Jakarta Globe) According to the World Wildlife Fund, there are less than 400 Sumatran tigers remaining in the wild, and their population is declining due to deforestation and poaching. In 1978 it was estimated there were about 1000. ...

Surfers generate wave of support for dolphins

972 days ago From 3News NZ   View Archived Article

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Billabong pro-surf team will battle it out with an invitational side lead by pro surfer Daniel Kereopa in the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) public event. The competition will be judged on the day, and footage will also be released online ...

2 young Tooele girls are on a mission to save endangered animals

973 days ago From Deseret News   View Archived Article

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - Victoria and Elizabeth Quintana with stuffed animals and other goods from the World Wildlife Fund. Victoria, who was 4 years old at the time, got serious when she enlisted the help of her then-2-year-old sister, Elizabeth, and together they began to ...

Save the whales ... with 'cap and trade'

975 days ago From Summit County Citizens Voice   View Archived Article

SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO - Anti-whaling groups like Greenpeace, Sea Shepherd, and the World Wildlife Fund spend at least $25 million per years on a variety of activities intended to end commercial whaling, yet every year, commercial whaling not only continues, but grows. ...

Cambodian govt working to save Mekong dolphins

978 days ago From ABC Online   View Archived Article

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Several government agencies have agreed to work with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to develop a conservation strategy by April. The Irrawaddy dolphin, one of 58 endangered aquatic species in Cambodia, is fully protected under Cambodian law. ...

30-hour effort to save killer whale

979 days ago From New Straits Times   View Archived Article

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - As experts from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Wildlife Department discussed their next course of action, the dolphin appeared to struggle to stay afloat and upright, prompting a few people to jump in and help hold the mammal in chest-deep water. ...

Singer KT Tunstall draws crowds to Westfield lights switch off

981 days ago From Fulham Chronicle   View Archived Article

FULHAM, U K - And while the official switch off starring Scottish singer KT Tunstall didn't quite attract the same level of interest, the ceremony was all for a good cause - to spread the message of the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour. The event involves ...

Mountain plants face extinction 'in decades'

982 days ago From Scotsman   View Archived Article

EDINBURGH, U K - Adaptation strategies are not an option, and we must concentrate on mitigating climate change in order to preserve our biogenetic treasure.=94 As long ago as 2003, the charity WWF warned even a temperature rise of 2C could place sensitive mountain pl ...

Khloe Kardashian Rescues Tigers with One Finger

987 days ago From TMZ.com   View Archived Article

DALLAS, TEXAS - Here's how it happened -- Khloe posted a tweet New Year's Day, asking her 5.6 million followers to text "Tigers" to 20222 ... thereby donating $10 directly to the World Wildlife Fund to help save wild tigers across the world. It was ...

Species biodiversity under threat from the velocity of climate change

987 days ago From Bay Area Indymedia   View Archived Article

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) commissioned a report in 2008 on the Coral Triangle and Climate change. The research was lead by Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg and identified that Coral reefs could disappear entirely from the Coral Triangle region of the ...

'Awareness needed' to save sea turtles

991 days ago From Gulf Times   View Archived Article

DOHA, QATAR - =93Six of the seven species of marine turtles are listed as endangered or critically endangered, and the outlook is increasingly grim,=94 Khaled Zaki said quoting the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Zaki is involved in efforts to create awareness on marin ...

World prepares for Earth Hour 2012

992 days ago From Independent Online   View Archived Article

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - Organised by the World Wildlife Fund, it is an annual event during which millions of people across the globe switch off their lights for an hour in a display of environmental action. Millions of people across the planet will turn off their lights for ...

Search on for Sumatran rhinoceroses

993 days ago From AsiaOne   View Archived Article

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - The Borneo Rhino Alliance, Sime Darby Foundation, World Wildlife Fund, Malaysian Palm Oil Council and Berlin's Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research have thrown their support behind the project to help the species propagate. ...

Environmentalists capture critically endangered Sumatran rhino in Borneo

995 days ago From Channel 6 News Online   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - In October, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the International Rhino Foundation confirmed that Javan rhinoceros have also been driven to complete extinction in Vietnam. With the complete extinction in Vietnam, only one small group remains in the wil ...

WWF study confirms at least 25 tigers in Sathyamangalam forests

996 days ago From Times of India   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - COIMBATORE: A recent study by World Wildlife Fund ( WWF) using camera trap method at the Sathyamangalam wildlife sanctuary has confirmed that the 1.41 lakh hectare-stretch of forest at the confluence of Western and Eastern Ghats is home to at least 2 ...

Indonesian paper firm logging tiger sanctuary: NGOs

1007 days ago From AFP   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Environmental group Greenpeace has in recent years waged highly successful campaigns against ... as well as in Papua, the western half of New Guinea island. ...

The fight to save the Giant Panda

1008 days ago From Scottish Daily Record   View Archived Article

GLASGOW, U K - It has been the WWF's logo since 1961, when the organisation was founded as the World Wildlife Fund. As China's economy continues rapidly developing, the giant panda faces a number of threats. Its forest habitat, in the mountainous areas of s ...

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