Conservation news & stories
Japan's decision to ratify Kyoto Climate Treaty increases pressure on Canada
WWF, the conservation organization, described Japan's decision today to ratify the Kyoto Protocol ...
Rome's colosseum for sale?
Under a new proposed law, Italy's environmental and artistic treasures could be used as collateral ...
EU delivery marks important achievement in Climate Treaty process
WWF congratulates the European Union on completing ratification of the Kyoto Protocol and ...
Icelandic wetlands threatened again with inundation
The Thjorsarver wetlands in the central highlands of Iceland have been threatened by hydropower ...
Southern right whales help their northern cousins
Satellite tagging of southern right whales has not only shown that the technology could be used to ...
Another win for Pacific whales!
Samoa is the latest Pacific Island nation to declare its waters a Whale Sanctuary.
Russia signs Stockholm POPs Convention
The Russian government today signed the Stockholm POPs Convention - a landmark treaty to phase out ...
Virunga National Park under siege from displaced people
WWF warns of massive destruction of Virunga National Park - Africa's oldest protected area - over ...
WWF asks governments to say 'no' to dubious timber
WWF urges EU ministers to include environmental and social criteria in their timber procurement ...
Whale meat again...
Despite decades of protection, more than half the great whale species remain endangered. The 54th ...
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