Conservation and environmental news: United Kingdom
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Have you seen the news today? Full page on Soco in the Financial Times
We’re turning our campaign up a notch by placing a full page ad in the Financial Times today, challenging Soco’s operations in Virunga National Park.It’s so important where businesses invest their ...
A second year with zero poaching in Nepal
We’re pleased to announce that Nepal added a new milestone to conservation work in the last year by achieving zero poaching for the year ending in February 2014.We’ve been working hard recently ...
Join us and #passthepanda
We’ve unleashed 60 special pandas across the UK ahead of Earth Hour 2014 to help us spread the message!They’ve all been named by WWF-UK supporters and have been sent out to 60 people who will ...
UK Government set to examine Soco’s activities in Virunga National Park
The UK Government is set to examine the activities of Soco, a London-based oil company, over alleged violations of environmental protections and human rights abuses in a protected African World ...
Governments commit to decisive and urgent action to tackle global wildlife poaching crisis
Heads of State, Ministers and high level representatives of 46 countries, including those most heavily impacted by poaching and illegal trade of wildlife, today committed to taking “decisive and ...
Governments gather to help end wildlife crime
The London Conference kicks off today with heads of state and ministers from over 50 governments gathering to agree a way forward to tackle illegal trade that is threatening the future of iconic ...
Storify: illegal wildlife trade - let them hear you roar
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Dr Marco Lambertini named Director General of WWF International
WWF announced today the appointment of Dr Marco Lambertini as Director General of WWF International. Currently Chief Executive of BirdLife International, Marco will begin his new role with the global ...
World Heritage Sites now ‘no-go’ for Total
The United Nations agency in charge of World Heritage Sites today announced that it had received written confirmation from Total SA committing not to explore for oil or gas in wilderness areas ...
Enter the British Wildlife Photography Awards – sponsored by WWF
Fired up about photography? Nuts about nature? Well, your passion, patience, talent and imagination could land you an amazing prize – in the British Wildlife Photography Awards.We’re excited about ...