Conservation and environmental news: United Kingdom
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The ocean gives us $24trillion - and we take, take, take
If you had a savings account that yielded a 10 per cent return, you’d presumably keep adding to that account as much as you could. Our oceans are worth a staggering $24 trillion, yielding a huge $2.5 ...
WWF-UK’s blog site scoops top spot at digital awards
On Friday 17th April, WWF-UK was named the best in category at the National UK Blog Awards 2015 for their informative and educational blog.The ceremony, held in Marble Arch, was attended by over 300 ...
WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films team up to create Our Planet
A landmark follow-up to the natural history series Planet Earth. Between now and its debut in 2019, we will work together to produce an eight part series, using the latest technologies, and ...
Thank-you to our Brighton marathon runners!
We want to say a huge thanks to all our brilliant runners at the Brighton Marathon on Sunday – you've done Team Panda proud!Around 18,000 people took part in the event altogether, cheered on by ...
Make the government machine go green
WWF-UK has set out how the next government could put powerful voices for sustainability at the heart of the Whitehall machine, driving long-term action on species and habitat loss, pollution and ...
Andy Murray pays tribute to fiancée as Murray and Sears start work in Nepal
Green opportunities missed with Budget 2015
David Nussbaum, CEO of WWF-UK today said that “opportunity knocked but the Chancellor only partially opened the door to greener, smarter growth” in response to George Osborne’s budget speech. ...
Forest reception tackles timber trade and deforestation
Almost 200 people filled the Terrace Pavilion at the House of Commons yesterday for a forest-themed reception as part of WWF’s Forest Campaign. The reception, held on the second anniversary of the EU ...
All political parties must give a lead on the environment
WWF-UK has called on all political parties to take a strong leadership role in ensuring that the environment is a key consideration in policy making.Designed for consideration by political parties as ...
Treasury gets gold star for timber procurement whilst Education must try harder.
A report by WWF has found that the Treasury is the best performing department for implementing the government’s timber procurement policy designed to help the government avoid purchasing illegally or ...