Conservation success stories
Communities mobilise for conservation in Peru
Three new protected areas – one national park and two communal reserves totalling 593,000 ha - have ...
International cooperation to protect big cats
Russia and China have agreed on joint conservation of the Amur tiger and Far East leopard along ...
Nepal’s tiger numbers climbing
A survey of wild tigers in Nepal announced in July estimates 198 individuals – a 63 per cent ...
Paraguay’s forests gain further protection
The Government of Paraguay has extended its Zero Deforestation Law – aimed at stopping further ...
French oil giant Total to stay out of Virunga
In response to an open letter from WWF to its investors, the oil company Total has committed to not ...
US President announces action against wildlife crime
During a state visit to Tanzania in July, United States President Barack Obama said poaching and ...
Big Investors dumping coal as a power source
The World Bank (WB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have both announced in July a shift in ...
WWF seeks investment switch to renewable energy
On 5 June World Environment Day WWF launched the Seize Your Power campaign with the aim to achieve ...
African leaders condemn illegal wildlife trade
African leaders stated that recent large scale poaching and illegal wildlife trade is a major ...
Kingpin behind bars for trafficking chimps
Wildlife trafficker that poached 500 endangered chimpanzees has been imprisoned.