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17 Apr 2024

The world needs a nature-positive global economy that delivers lasting prosperity, says WWF’s finance lead Aaron Vermeulen.

10 Apr 2024

Sustainable forestry practices are contributing to the conservation of threatened mammals in Congo Basin.

09 Apr 2024

The climate crisis is an existential crisis for the world. Already, communities globally are buckling under the pressure of climate impacts that ...

09 Apr 2024

The decision of the European Court of Human Rights on climate change sets a precedent that goes far beyond the Swiss borders.

27 Mar 2024

Millions of people around the world once again united for Earth Hour in support and celebration of our planet.

21 Mar 2024

New WWF consultative group strengthens integration of Indigenous perspectives in conservation.

18 Mar 2024

It will take a monumental effort to halt deforestation by the end of the decade but here are five trends that suggest we can do it.

17 Mar 2024

The world’s largest environmental movement - Earth Hour - is encouraging individuals to give an hour for Earth.

06 Mar 2024

Mekong fishes are vital for millions of people and the health of the river system but a fifth face extinction, a WWF report warns.

26 Feb 2024

WWF is calling for nations to cut harmful fishing subsidies that drive overfishing and create uneven playing fields.

19 Feb 2024

Whale migrations are threatened, harming ocean health, but collaboration and tools offer hope for a safer future.

14 Feb 2024

Amid global struggles, WWF's 2023 report highlights conservation impact and hope for a sustainable future.

08 Feb 2024

Bhutan prioritises nature with a new biological corridor that safeguards snow leopard and red panda habitats.

24 Jan 2024

Cop 28 is paving the way for a green energy future but faster fairer action is needed, writes WWF Global Energy Lead Dean Cooper.

20 Dec 2023

From high seas success to new deforestation law. The WWF looks back at a memorable year for people and nature.

19 Dec 2023

A year after pledging to stop biodiversity loss, progress is ‘wildly below’ where it needs to be to meet the challenge ahead.

14 Dec 2023

After intense negotiations the UN global climate summit, Cop28, comes to a close in Dubai.

07 Dec 2023

WWF urges COP28 negotiators to step up their efforts to deliver a strong outcome from the UN climate conference.

29 Nov 2023

COP28 must revitalize global climate action with ambitious targets and a fossil fuel phase-out, writes WWF’s Manuel Pulgar-Vidal.

20 Nov 2023

While most countries support a new treaty to end the plastic pollution crisis, a handful hindered progress by choosing to delay.

07 Nov 2023

Despite consuming less plastic, the lifetime cost of plastic in low-income countries is 10 times higher than rich ones, WWF warns.

24 Oct 2023

Six river dolphin species are facing extinction, but a new global declaration offers hope for their survival.

23 Oct 2023

The Three Basins Summit offers hope at a critical juncture in the fate of the world's tropical forest basins.

16 Oct 2023

Freshwater ecosystems at risk, threatening human and planetary health and $58 trillion in value, WWF warns.

11 Oct 2023

WWF is calling for new marine protected areas to safeguard Antarctica, where sea-ice has declined to record lows.

05 Oct 2023

The first papal document to focus on the climate crisis calls for urgent action to avoid “catastrophic” consequences.

27 Sep 2023

New initiatives and finance to tackle the biodiversity crisis are announced although more action is still urgently needed.

14 Sep 2023

WWF’s Marco Lambertini makes the case for investing in nature to deliver the SDGs and secure lasting prosperity.

13 Sep 2023

WWF is urging the removal of harmful fishing subsidies that are adding to the impact of climate change in the ocean.

18 Aug 2023

Find out how Indigenous Peoples around the world are protecting their lands, waters, and wildlife

07 Aug 2023

The coalition of civil society groups that successfully called for the global right to a healthy environment wins a UN award.

24 Jul 2023

With as much as 40% of food going uneaten, the WWF has developed a framework to deliver innovative solutions to food systems.

22 Jun 2023

New visual data depicts the gravity of climate change and how it will impact all species and generations of people.

05 Jun 2023

WWF’s Marco Lambertini calls for decisive action to end plastic pollution which is harming our wellbeing and the environment.

02 May 2023

Tuna play important roles in ocean ecosystems and overfishing harms ocean health, writes WWF Oceans Practice Leader Pepe Clarke.

27 Mar 2023

People from more than 190 countries and territories came together for Earth Hour 2023, creating the biggest hour for Earth.

20 Mar 2023

The latest science on the climate crisis and its effect on all living things is laid out in a powerful new United Nations report.

08 Mar 2023

New hope for the critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise as numbers increase for the first time since records began.

08 Mar 2023

Governments agree to a new global UN treaty that paves the way for greater protection of the ocean.

06 Mar 2023

Over 200 of the world’s best-loved businesses and NGOs highlight nature loss for WWF’s #WorldWithoutNature campaign.

04 Mar 2023

Brands, sports team, community groups and NGOs around the globe take part in the #WorldWithoutNature activation.

09 Feb 2023

Every country must step-up and reverse nature loss following the adoption of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.

08 Feb 2023

Restoring the Mai Po wetlands in Hong Kong after years of biodiversity loss could inspire similar projects around the world.

01 Feb 2023

Protecting and conserving 30% of the ocean by 2030 is a task of global magnitude, writes WWF Oceans Practice Leader Pepe Clarke.

30 Jan 2023

WWF Annual Report 2022 reveals key conservation achievements from our diverse worldwide network.

26 Jan 2023

WWF Interim Global Finance Practice Leader Elisa Vacherand reveals how financial institutions can shape a nature-positive economy.

19 Dec 2022

The Kunming-Montreal Agreement which commits countries to halting and reversing biodiversity loss by 2030 is adopted at COP15.

15 Dec 2022

WWF delegates discuss why now is the moment to turn commitments on nature to action at COP15.

08 Dec 2022

From generational equity to people’s livelihoods - the topics young people want addressing at COP15.

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