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WWF presents its highest award to Danube basin commission

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:04 pm | World Wildlife Fund

WWF presented today a Gift to the Earth, its highest award, to the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) at a ceremony at the UN in Vienna. More >>

Camera trial to track seabird in Hauraki Gulf extended

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 1:39 pm | World Wildlife Fund

A collaboration between the fishing industry, government, iwi, and environmental groups – today announced that a trial using on-board cameras to monitor accidental capture of seabirds by fishers in the Hauraki Gulf would be extended for a third ... More >>

Could this be the beer of the future?

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 1:14 pm | World Wildlife Fund

A lot of things go into beer production, but it all starts with good quality water. But imagine a world where your favourite beer looked, smelt and tasted like dirty water. Or instead of your usual pint, you were served up a bowl of dry, crunchy hops. ... More >>

Living in harmony with wolves, bears and lynx in Europe

Saturday, 15 September 2018, 11:20 am | World Wildlife Fund

Living in harmony with wolves, bears and lynx in Europe WWF and partners organize a high-profile conference on wildlife conflicts Goslar, Germany, 15 September 2018 – Pathways, an outstanding international conference, will focus on wildlife conflicts ... More >>

Now or never: Sturgeons in need of European cooperation

Saturday, 7 July 2018, 12:58 pm | World Wildlife Fund

Vienna - The dramatic state of the 8 European sturgeon species brings together high level experts from the European Union and neighbouring countries in a conference, hosted in the frame of the Austrian EU Presidency and the International Commission ... More >>

Zero Carbon Act coalition welcomes launch

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 12:35 pm | World Wildlife Fund

WWF-New Zealand and Generation Zero today welcomed the launch of the government's 'Our Climate, Your Say' consultation on the elements of a new climate law. More >>

International Whaling Commission on Māui dolphins

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 11:35 am | World Wildlife Fund

International Whaling Commission calls for immediate action to protect critically-endangered Māui dolphins Today the International Whaling Commission has called on the New Zealand government to remove dangerous fishing nets from Māui dolphin habitat. The Commission ... More >>

Earth Hour 2018 in Central and Eastern Europe

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 8:38 am | World Wildlife Fund

Bratislava, Budapest, Bucharest, Sofia, Kyiv - Earth Hour, WWF’s landmark movement, is once again set to unite millions of people around the world to show their commitment to the planet. Hundreds of iconic landmarks in Central and Eastern Europe will switch ... More >>

Environmental Crime Threatens Europe’s Last Pristine Forests

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 2:09 pm | World Wildlife Fund

A new UN report warns that illegal logging, illegal caviar trade, mass-killing of wild birds and poaching of bears, wolves and lynx threaten biodiversity and livelihoods in the Danube-Carpathian region stretching over 15 European countries More >>

Big Ideas Needed for 2017 Conservation Innovation Awards

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:34 am | World Wildlife Fund

Big, bold ideas needed for 2017 Conservation Innovation Awards - Search is on for the next environmental game-changers More >>

WWF call for govt action to save Māui dolphins endorsed

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 9:16 am | World Wildlife Fund

For the fifth year in a row, leading international scientists have urged the New Zealand government to remove set netting (also called gillnetting) and conventional trawling from Māui dolphin habitat, to save the world’s smallest and rarest marine ... More >>

Renewed Call to Action on Climate Change

Friday, 2 June 2017, 10:39 am | World Wildlife Fund

United States President Donald Trump today announced his intent to withdraw the US from the historic Paris Agreement, the world’s first global plan to address climate change. This announcement is a call to action to national and local governments, ... More >>

Nathan Guy out of step with public opinion on dolphins

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 9:12 am | World Wildlife Fund

An opinion poll published today shows the Minister for Primary Industries, Hon. Nathan Guy MP, is out of step with public opinion on protecting the critically endangered Māui dolphin, said WWF-New Zealand. More >>

Renewable energy transition to continue, despite US policy

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 1:54 pm | World Wildlife Fund

The US government this week announced a decision to roll back parts of its existing strategy for meeting its climate commitments under the Paris Agreement. More >>

55 Kiwis singing to save the Māui Dolphin

Monday, 13 June 2016, 10:58 am | World Wildlife Fund

“Son of the ocean, son of the sea, come be outspoken, wash all this clean”. More >>

Overwhelming science supports Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill

Monday, 11 April 2016, 12:44 pm | World Wildlife Fund

Overwhelming science supports Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill Today, in support of the Kermadec Science Symposium, WWF-New Zealand applauds the overwhelming science that validates the new Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill. After eight years of campaigning ... More >>

Limited coverage of proposed new marine protection framework

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 1:25 pm | World Wildlife Fund

The announcement today by the government that its proposed framework for marine protected areas will only cover the Territorial Sea and not the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) was labelled ‘hugely disappointing’ by global conservation organisation WWF. More >>

WWF reaction to news Govt considering changes to EPA

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 9:30 am | World Wildlife Fund

Responding to tonight's TVNZ One News story that the Government is considering changes to EPA after mining applications rejected, WWF-New Zealand's Head of Campaigns Peter Hardstaff said: More >>

Massive boost to marine protection

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 10:23 am | World Wildlife Fund

New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key has announced the creation of a massive ocean sanctuary in the Kermadec region, a move applauded by conservationists for protecting one of the world’s most pristine marine environments. More >>

Record number of observations for kererū count

Monday, 28 September 2015, 2:14 pm | World Wildlife Fund

Record participation in the Great Kererū Count 2015 has been welcomed by conservationists and scientists who say New Zealanders have embraced efforts to count our native pigeon. More >>



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