Conservation news & stories
Revised palm oil standards a positive step forward - but companies now need to perform at the highest level
WWF has welcomed revised standards for sustainable palm oil that were endorsed by the Roundtable ...
Field reports indicate slaughter of elephants, conservation staff evacuated
WWF and WCS have received alarming reports from their field operations that elephants are being ...
Japan and Russia increase penalties for wildlife crimes
Japan’s announcement that it intends to raise the penalties for those convicted of wildlife ...
Urgent action needed to halt increased trafficking of critically endangered tortoises
Over a thousand critically endangered Madagascar tortoises have been seized during trafficking ...
Ad campaign aims to reduce Vietnamese demand for rhino horn
Vietnamese citizens are being encouraged to stop buying or consuming rhino horn through a series ...
Russian forests and tigers left floored by illegal logging
The forests of the Russian Far East are being pushed to the brink of destruction due to pervasive, ...
Protection of bird colonies takes flight with creation of three Ramsar wetlands
WWF proposes cross-border conservation measures for bird species
South Africa makes marine conservation history by declaring Prince Edward Islands a marine protected area
WWF-South Africa (WWF-SA) is elated over Minister Edna Molewa’s recent formal announcement of the ...
Shell to export Arctic oil drilling failures
According to multiple media reports, today Shell and Russian company Gazprom Neft will sign an ...
Orphaned rhino struggles to survive after mother killed
An Indian rhino calf that lost its mother to poachers is clinging to life with the help of WWF.
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