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WWF supports Romanian forests to be part of UNESCO WH list

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 11:25 am | WWF

WWF supports virgin beech forests in Romania to become part of the UNESCO World Heritage list More >>

New Zealanders come together to save Maui's

Monday, 7 July 2014, 8:59 am | WWF

New Zealanders from the worlds of sport, music, art and business are among tens of thousands of Kiwis calling for politicians to save the last 55 Maui’s dolphins, featuring in a new series of portraits to spread the message that we can bring these ... More >>

New Zealanders will vote to protect Maui’s

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 9:47 am | WWF

A new Colmar Brunton poll released today by WWF shows 60% of New Zealanders are more likely to vote for parties that will protect Maui’s dolphins across their range. More >>

Maui’s dolphins need more protection, not seismic surveys

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 1:51 pm | WWF

WWF is calling for Maui’s dolphins to be protected across their range from risky activities including seismic surveying in light of Green Party revelations that the Government has permitted grants to explore for oil in Maui’s habitat. More >>

WWF responds to Minister’s ‘challenge’ on Maui’s dolphins

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 2:49 pm | WWF

In response to Conservation Minister Nick Smith’s challenge on National Radio today to “show me the Maui’s” and present evidence on Maui’s dolphin sightings, WWF has re-released its paper to the IWC Scientific Committee on the latest evidence ... More >>

IWC Scientific Committee calls for action to save Maui’s

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 11:49 am | WWF

The Government needs to take action to save Maui’s dolphins from extinction according to a report released today by the International Whaling Commission's Scientific Committee. More >>

Marine reserves good, comprehensive marine protection better

Monday, 9 June 2014, 8:41 am | WWF

WWF welcomed the formal opening of the Akaroa Marine reserve but called for a comprehensive plan for marine protection in New Zealand waters. More >>

WWF welcomes Green Party Climate Protection Plan

Sunday, 1 June 2014, 3:13 pm | WWF

WWF today welcomed the Green Party’s Climate Protection Plan, calling it an important statement of intent.o More >>

Long-term fishery improvement plan needed for orange roughy

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 3:31 pm | WWF

WWF says the priority for orange roughy should be an improvement programme to address sustainability issues with the fishery and not a hasty bid for sustainability certification. More >>

Govt ignores sightings, puts Maui’s at risk of extinction

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 9:45 am | WWF

The Government is putting Maui’s dolphin at risk of extinction by ignoring scientific evidence of their range and what protection is needed to save them according to a WWF paper presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee ... More >>

New Campaign to Highlight Maui’s Dolphin Plight

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 2:26 pm | WWF

WWF Launches New Campaign to Highlight Maui’s Dolphin Plight in Election Year Global conservation organisation WWF today launched its The Last 55 campaign at the Maritime Museum in Auckland. The campaign calls on all New Zealand political leaders ... More >>

Green bank: a positive step towards low-carbon economy

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 12:15 pm | WWF

Green bank: a positive step towards low-carbon economy The Green Party’s proposal, released today, to create a ‘green investment bank’ has been heralded as a positive step towards a low-carbon economy by WWF. More >>

WWF Prepare the Largest Reintroduction of Bison in Europe

Friday, 9 May 2014, 2:43 pm | WWF

WWF and Rewilding Europe prepare the largest reintroduction of bison in Europe, in the Tarcu Mountains of Romania More >>

WWF celebrates Earth Day in The Green Heart of Europe

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 12:25 pm | WWF

WWF celebrates Earth Day across 12 countries in Central and Eastern Europe with its new initiative The Green Heart of Europe to save and protect the five natural riches of the region – forests, wilderness, large carnivores, rivers and wetlands, and ... More >>

Feeding a changing world with less

Monday, 7 April 2014, 1:49 pm | WWF

Cairns conference to discuss sustainable markets A global sustainable markets conference in Cairns this week will highlight many of the issues raised in the latest IPCC report, including food security and the need to produce more food, fibre and fuel with less ... More >>

It’s the final countdown to Earth Hour

Friday, 28 March 2014, 9:23 am | WWF

Only Samoa will switch off first, before New Zealand and Antarctica lead the hundreds of millions of people participating worldwide on Saturday 29 March at 8.30pm, local time everywhere. More >>

Kick start to forestry sector welcomed

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 1:40 pm | WWF

WWF welcomed the announcement today of Labour’s plan for developing New Zealand’s forestry industry. More >>

Kaikoura marine protection a good first step

Sunday, 16 March 2014, 11:42 am | WWF

WWF–New Zealand welcomed the announcement of marine protection for Kaikoura today. “This is the type of protection we need to see more of to help protect New Zealand oceans and the animals that live there,” WWF-New Zealand Executive Director Chris ... More >>

Urgent action is required to protect sea lions

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 12:20 pm | WWF

WWF welcomes government moves to develop a Threat Management Plan for Sea Lions but is calling for urgent interim measures to protect these critically endangered animals while the plan is developed. More >>

Subantarctic marine reserves a positive drop in the ocean

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 9:27 am | WWF

WWF–NZ heralded the creation last night of three Subantarctic Islands marine reserves as a positive step but cautioned that a comprehensive plan for marine protection in New Zealand waters is needed. More >>

 

 

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