Conservation and environmental news: United Kingdom
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Rare wildlife caught on camera: red pandas, blue-eared pheasants, and more!
These rare images taken in remote habitats in China show the dazzling array of species found in central-western China, where the giant panda lives alongside many other species including the red ...
Prince Charles and Prince William call for action to end wildlife crime
Total won’t drill for oil in Virunga World Heritage Site
Great news from France - oil company Total has made an assurance that it won’t explore for oil within the boundaries of Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). At the company’s ...
Pandamonium puts the spotlight on art and nature
On 30 May, leading designers Sue Timney and Jason Bruges will put the spotlight on how art can articulate the environmental challenges we face at an exclusive event to mark Pandamonium, an ...
CO2 hits highest level for 3 million years
The level of climate-changing carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere has reached 400 parts per million (400ppm) for the first time in human history.Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii on ...
Elephant massacre at world heritage site - time to end wildlife crime
At least 26 elephants were massacred in the Dzanga Bai World Heritage Site in the Central African Republic this week, after 17 people armed with Kalashnikov rifles entered this unique elephant ...
Lily Cole’s rainforest rubber rocks the Met Ball
Our celebrity ambassador Lily Cole was so moved by a trip to the Amazon that she made the ultimate eco-fashion statement at this year’s Met Ball (the fashion industry’s annual gala at New York’s ...
Sky and WWF want young reporters to make the news
Know any budding presenters, journalists or reporters aged between 7 and 11? Sky and WWF are offering them a chance to show off their skills in our brilliant Young Reporter competition.The ...
Is your furniture harming tigers in Russian forests?
The UK is contributing to an "epidemic” of illegal logging that’s seriously endangering Russian forests and rare tigers. And it could be down to the furniture we buy.Our WWF colleagues in Russia have ...
Newborn rhino already an orphan – this is why we do what we do
It’s barely two weeks since we were all celebrating the birth of two rare rhino calves in Assam in north-east India. Now one of the two mothers is dead. Slaughtered for her horn and claws. And her ...