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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 >>

Race A Tiger – WWF ‘Tiger Challenge’

Friday, 20 February 2015, 12:03 pm | WWF

Website allows you to compete with a tiger in the wildto raise awareness of its plight More >>

Maui’s dolphin smart phone app launched

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 9:57 am | WWF

Wellington, 10 February 2015 - Efforts to save Maui’s dolphins from extinction have received a high-tech boost with the launch of a new smart phone app. More >>

Earth Hour 2015 countdown begins

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 12:12 pm | WWF

Gland/Singapore/Vienna - As nations and individuals around the globe gear up to participate in the world’s largest grassroots environmental movement, WWF’s Earth Hour kickstarted the countdown to the 2015 event with the release of the official campaign video today. ... More >>

Drilling permit in Maui’s Dolphin sanctuary "reckless"

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 3:40 pm | WWF

Global conservation organisation WWF has criticised the New Zealand government for allowing oil exploration to occur within a marine sanctuary designed to protect Maui’s dolphins. More >>

WWF’s Conservation Innovation winners announced

Sunday, 2 November 2014, 10:47 am | WWF

Wellington, 2 Nov – A mobile phone predator alert, GPS harnesses on cats and automated bird song recognition software—these hi-tech ideas for nature are among those being recognised at WWF-New Zealand’s inaugural Conservation Innovation Awards. More >>

NZ Urged to Follow Obama's Lead

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 12:48 pm | WWF

Wellington, 24 September (TBC) – The New Zealand government is being urged to follow in the footsteps of US President Barak Obama, who today announced a massive boost to Pacific marine protection with the expansion of the Pacific Atolls marine ... More >>

Government Accused of Double-Standards

Monday, 8 September 2014, 12:35 pm | WWF

Global conservation organisation WWF today accused the government of double-standards on its proposal to compensate commercial fishing companies for creating recreational fishing areas. More >>

100,000 demand political leaders save last 55 Maui’s

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 2:13 pm | WWF

(Wellington, 30 July 2014) Senior politicians were presented with a petition signed by over 100,000 people demanding action to save the last 55 remaining Maui’s dolphins at Parliament today. More >>

 

 

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