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World Wide Fund for Nature: International non-governmental organization
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961, working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of human impact on the environment. It was formerly named the World Wildlife Fund, which remains its official name in Canada and the United States.


Rivers used as 'open sewers', says WWF charity

The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.
BBC News - Published

Efforts To Save Vaquitas, The World's Most Endangered Animal, Are Running Out Of Hope

efforts to save vaquitas, the world's most endangered animal, are running out of hope
After research indicated there were only 10 to 20 vaquitas left in the Gulf of California, conservationists are worried that extinction is imminent on Wednesday, according to Deutsche Welle. The World..
WorldNews - Published

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Europe's ocean conservation effort not enough despite good intentions [Video]Europe's ocean conservation effort not enough despite good intentions

Only a fraction of the marine areas meant to be protected by the European Union are being properly conserved at present, according to a new report. The research - by the World Wide Fund for Nature..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:36Published

Tiger Beat To Death By Villagers In India [Video]Tiger Beat To Death By Villagers In India

New Delhi (CNN) Villagers in northern India beat to death a female tiger after the animal fatally mauled a man, authorities said. The incident took place in a protected area of the Pilibhit Tiger..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published


People 'eating a credit card' each week

people 'eating a credit card' each week
The average person could be ingesting 2000 tiny pieces of plastic every week - the equivalent of a credit card - with drinking water the largest source. The No Plastic in Nature report from the..
WorldNews - Published

Rare Asiatic Black Bear spotted in Demilitarised Zone

rare asiatic black bear spotted in demilitarised zone
The animal, classified as endangered by the World Wildlife Fund, was captured on video in the area.
BBC News - Published

Humans Have Caused so Much Disruption to Earth's Longest Rivers, Only a Third Are Now 'Free-Flowing'

humans have caused so much disruption to earth's longest rivers, only a third are now 'free-flowing'
Only about a third of the worldโ€™s longest rivers remain free-flowing, revealing the extent to which humans are having an impact on the vital waterways which are the lifeblood of our planet, according..
WorldNews - Published

Customs puts up standees of wild animals at IGI Airport to create awareness about illegal trade

The customs department has also displayed the list of prohibited wildlife species, the possession or trade of which is punishable in India, the WWF said in a statement.
DNA - Published

Plastic posing threat to marine life

plastic posing threat to marine life
Milan: An 8-meter (26-foot) sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of plastic in its belly, prompting the World Wildlife Foundation to sound an alarm Monday over the..
WorldNews - Published

WWF accused of funding guards who torture and kill in poaching war

wwf accused of funding guards who torture and kill in poaching war
The global conservation charity says it is commissioning an independent review into the claims.
BBC News - Published

WWF Funded Anti-Poaching Guards Who Tortured, Killed Dozens Across Africa, Asia

wwf funded anti-poaching guards who tortured, killed dozens across africa, asia
A new report from BuzzFeed news published on Monday detailed how one of the world's largest wildlife charities was working with paramilitary groups in national parks across Africa and Asia which are..
WorldNews - Published

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