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Government urged to stand strong against fishing lobbyists

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:54 pm | WWF

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand is pleased to hear that Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash is committed to enabling transparency and trust in our fisheries management system. WWF agrees that it is vital to protect public access to information about ... More >>

Blockchain Project Could Revolutionise Seafood Industry

Monday, 8 January 2018, 1:12 pm | WWF

New Blockchain Project has Potential to Revolutionise Seafood Industry Environmental organisation WWF and its partners have introduced revolutionary blockchain technology to the Pacific Islands’ tuna industry, the first of its kind for this region, to ... More >>

Bulgaria moves to open Pirin National Park to construction

Saturday, 30 December 2017, 11:53 am | WWF

Bulgarian government silently moves to open almost half of Pirin National Park to construction despite public concerns Sofia, 29 December 2017 - In a surreptitious move, the government of Bulgaria approved on Thursday alarming new changes to the ... More >>

New squid plan a step towards protection for NZ sea lions

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 7:13 pm | WWF

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand cautiously welcomes the new southern squid fishing plan (the ‘SQU6T Operational Plan’) released by Minister for Fisheries Stuart Nash today as a first step towards protecting New Zealand sea lions. More >>

Govt allows new seismic blasting in Māui dolphin habitat

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 6:45 pm | WWF

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand says that the New Zealand government is failing to protect the last 63 Māui dolphins by allocating oil and gas exploration rights within Māui dolphin habitat off Taranaki. More >>

WWF-NZ's Conservation Innovation Award Winners

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 7:42 pm | WWF

Out of a record-breaking 47 entries, the three winning ideas of WWF-New Zealand’s 2017 Conservation Innovation Awards, announced tonight are: a high-tech thermal imaging solution for invasive species’ management; a device that detects real-time E. coli ... More >>

Government has ‘Historic Opportunity’ to Restore NZ Nature

Friday, 20 October 2017, 12:04 pm | WWF

The new government has an historic opportunity to unlock a future where New Zealanders thrive in harmony with nature, says environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand. More >>

Worrying Report Sparks Need for New Climate Law

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 1:28 pm | WWF

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand calls Parliament to pass a new climate law, in response to today’s ‘Our Atmosphere and Climate 2017’ report that highlights how climate change is harming our country, environment, and people. More >>

Two Days Left to Find Conservation Innovation’s Bold Ideas

Friday, 13 October 2017, 11:47 am | WWF

There are two days left to enter big, bold ideas and new solutions to New Zealand’s greatest environmental challenges, such as freshwater quality, climate change, species decline and invasive pests. More >>

More Action Needed to Address Fishing Threat

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 12:21 pm | WWF

New research published today shows that more action is needed to reduce accidental catch of endangered New Zealand sea lions in fishing nets, said environmental organsiation WWF-New Zealand. More >>

Flap, Flap and Away – Great Kererū Count closes Sunday

Friday, 29 September 2017, 10:39 am | WWF

The Great Kererū Count (GKC) team needs New Zealanders across the county to keep their eyes on the skies to help build up a comprehensive picture of where our native pigeon is – and isn't – found. The annual count closes this Sunday, 1 October, ... More >>

App to Combat Kauri Dieback Disease

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 2:46 pm | WWF

There is a game-changing tool on the way in the war against kauri dieback disease which is having a devastating effect on New Zealand’s native forests. More >>

Nationwide search for conservation innovators kicks off

Monday, 25 September 2017, 4:02 pm | WWF

The search is on for big, bold, game-changing ideas and new solutions to New Zealand’s greatest environmental challenges, such as freshwater quality, climate change, species decline and invasive pests. More >>

Great Kererū Count takes to the skies

Friday, 22 September 2017, 10:11 am | WWF

The Great Kererū Count (GKC) takes flight today and New Zealanders across the county are asked to keep their eyes on the skies to help build up a comprehensive picture of where our native pigeon is – and isn't – found. Join the Count at www.greatkererucount.nz More >>

WWF launches last-ditch effort to save wild sturgeons

Friday, 15 September 2017, 1:49 pm | WWF

WWF launches last-ditch effort to save the world’s wild sturgeons Vienna, Austria – With most sturgeon species heading for extinction, WWF today announced a new global strategy to tackle the threats facing the world’s most endangered group ... More >>

Taking Wildlife Tracking to Next Level

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 11:11 am | WWF

WWF-New Zealand Conservation Innovation Awards winner DroneCounts is taking wildlife tracking to the next level in the urgent fight to stem the tragic loss of species, both locally and globally. More >>

New Zealanders call for better protection for NZ sea lions

Monday, 28 August 2017, 4:13 pm | WWF

New Colmar Brunton polling released today shows that an overwhelming number of New Zealanders want the government to do more to protect endangered NZ sea lions from being accidentally caught and killed in fishing nets. More >>

WWF-New Zealand Conservation Innovation winner RiverWatch

Friday, 25 August 2017, 4:32 pm | WWF

A game-changer solution to New Zealand’s freshwater emergency, WWF-New Zealand Conservation Innovation Awards winner the RiverWatch Water Sensor is heading towards commercial market production. As a 2016 Conservation Innovation Awards winner, $25,000 ... More >>

Squid Fishing and NZ Sea Lions

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 2:27 pm | WWF

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand, today cautiously welcomed the Ministry for Primary Industries' new draft squid fishing plan and called for precautionary action to save the New Zealand sea lion. The ‘Squid 6T Operational Plan’, released ... More >>

Livia Esterhazy appointed CEO of WWF-New Zealand

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 10:30 am | WWF

An experienced and highly connected business leader has been appointed to the helm of WWF-New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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