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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 >>

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 >>



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