Conservation and environmental news: United Kingdom
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Amazon rate of deforestation increased by 29% between 2012-2013
5,891 square kilometres were lost during July 2012 and August 2013. Pará and Mato Grosso states lead forest loss.The National Institute for Space Research (INPE) confirmed on Wednesday 10th September ...
Arctic Home Partnership launches for its second year
This month we launch our second year of the Arctic Home campaign with The Coca-Cola Company. The campaign aims to raise awareness and funds to help protect the home of the polar bear and create a ...
Arctic expedition pioneers technique for polar bear research
A team of French scientists working in partnership with conservation organization WWF has for the first time isolated polar bear DNA from a track left in the snow.The scientists from DNA specialist ...
Winner of WWF-sponsored British wildlife photography award
Our congratulations to Alex Mustard, who has won the ‘coast and marine’ category of the British Wildlife Photography Awards – it’s an award that we sponsored again this year.The awards celebrate the ...
Business for Environment Summit 2014
In recent years, a number of forward-thinking organisations have taken ambitious steps towards having zero impact on the environment. We have seen fantastic best practice examples from many more ...
A roadshow of Amazon adventures
Towards the end of the month and early September Sky Rainforest Rescue is bringing special events to you and your family across six Discovery Trail sites in the UK.Between 23 August and 7 September, ...
In the red for the rest of 2014: today we exceed nature’s budget
Humanity has exhausted its annual ecological budget in less than eight months, according to data from Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability think tank and WWF partner.For the rest ...
Last chance to enter film competition sponsored by WWF!
Are you a budding film-maker, bursting with creativity and a passion to tell the world what our amazing planet means to you – and why it needs protecting? Well, your idea could win you US$300 ...
Rhino translocation in South Africa
Team Panda RideLondon
Over 100 riders from Team Panda battled thunderstorms, torrential rain and floods to take part in this year’s Prudential RideLondon Surrey cycle event.Made up of a mix of WWF staff and supporters the ...