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95% of our ocean can’t be left out of marine protection

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 9:04 am | WWF

Minister Bridges confession today that the government proposes to include only 5 per cent of New Zealand’s oceans in framework legislation designed to protect them makes no sense, said WWF. More >>

Govt fails Maui dolphins by issuing oil exploration permit

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 12:12 pm | WWF

The New Zealand government is failing to protect the last 55 Māui dolphins by selling off rights for oil and gas exploration in the waters where they are known to swim, says global conservation organisation WWF. More >>

More immediate steps needed toward climate change

Sunday, 13 December 2015, 11:57 am | WWF

World governments finalized a global agreement today in Paris that lays a foundation for long-term efforts to fight climate change. More effort is needed to secure a path that would limit warming to 1.5C. This new agreement should be continuously ... More >>

New Zealand falls further in global climate action ranking

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 10:04 am | WWF

New Zealand has slipped further towards the bottom of a new international league table on climate action released by European research organisation Germanwatch – the result of this government’s failure to reduce climate emissions, says WWF. ... More >>

World on brink of global climate deal

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 11:47 am | WWF

Wellington, New Zealand (25 November) – Next week, world leaders including New Zealand PM John Key will meet in Paris where a global climate deal is expected to be agreed. More >>

Government urged to act on sea level rise warning

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 1:37 pm | WWF

The New Zealand government must address the threat that rising sea levels pose to coastal Kiwi homes, businesses and roads by taking urgent and decisive action to bring emissions down, says global conservation organisation WWF. More >>

$75,000 awarded to new ideas for nature

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 9:43 am | WWF

The Kiwi innovators behind a wasp-killing bait, an Iwi-led restoration project and a new-generation native lizard monitoring system will each be awarded a $25,000 grant to recognise their contribution to innovation in conservation. More >>

WWF’s conservation innovation awards open

Monday, 7 September 2015, 9:47 am | WWF

(Mon 7th September) The search is on for new ideas that will enhance the conservation effort in New Zealand. More >>

International research group condemns NZ's climate target

Monday, 13 July 2015, 10:20 am | WWF

(Wellington, 13 July) New analysis from an international research group has condemned New Zealand’s weak climate target said WWF today. More >>

NZ disappointing target not enough to stop dangerous climate

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 4:28 pm | WWF

The New Zealand Government is letting down the world and the Pacific by failing to commit to do its share on climate change, said WWF today. More >>

NZ needs to make climate change a priority

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 11:53 am | WWF

(Wellington, 1 July) As New Zealand takes up the presidency of the UN Security Council today it needs to make climate change a top priority at the council and at home, said WWF-New Zealand. More >>

Commission expresses ‘grave concerns’ for Maui’s dolphins

Monday, 22 June 2015, 2:15 pm | WWF

(Wellington, 22 June) The world’s leading whale and dolphin scientists have expressed their ‘grave concerns’ about the survival of the last 55 Maui’s dolphins, and reiterated their calls for urgent action to save these animals from imminent extinction. More >>

Ocean wealth valued at US$24 trillion, but sinking fast

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 10:31 am | WWF

The value of the ocean’s riches rivals the size of the world’s leading economies, but its resources are rapidly eroding, according to a report released by WWF today. The report, Reviving the Ocean Economy: The case for action - 2015, analyses the ... More >>

Endangered sturgeons, CITES labelling & seafood traceability

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 10:27 am | WWF

Endangered sturgeons, CITES labelling and seafood traceability to be presented at the world’s largest seafood trade event More >>

WWF and Vojvodinašume continue long-standing partnership

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:29 pm | WWF

Novi Sad, Serbia, - WWF and Serbia’s forest Public Enterprise (PE) Vojvodinašume signed a memorandum to continue their long-standing cooperation on nature protection for an indefinite period. They have worked together since 2011, mainly on wetland ... More >>

Poisonings of rare and protected species rising in Serbia

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:12 am | WWF

Novi Sad, Serbia – WWF is launching a campaign in Serbia for the responsible use of pesticides called "Listen up and stop the poisoning! The eagle is down!” More >>

More than 300 cities in Europe to join WWF’s Earth Hour

Friday, 27 March 2015, 2:55 pm | WWF

Bike and run events, light exhibitions, poetry slams and concerts in the dark invite people to use their power to change climate change More >>

300+ billion euro investment plan to kick-start Europe

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 3:44 pm | WWF

Today WWF launches a new report – “ From crisis to opportunity: Five steps to sustainable European economies” – showing that resource efficiency alone could generate per year the equivalent of the Juncker Investment Plan of over 300 billion ... More >>

Telephone threats linked to national park expansion

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 1:18 pm | WWF

Sofia/Bulgaria - A person claiming to have a contract to develop new pistes in Bansko ski zone in Pirin National Park has made a series of personal telephone threats to opponents of the proposal from the coalition of environmental organizations and civil ... More >>

Navigation gets greener after WWF proposal in Romania

Saturday, 21 February 2015, 11:46 am | WWF

Future road, navigation and rail transport projects in Romania will include nature conservation proposals by WWF. The Romanian Transportation Master Plan until 2030 has taken into account most WWF Romania measures. The drafting process lasted two ... More >>



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