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Wildlife Trafficking Of Critically Endangered Sturgeon

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 5:37 pm | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING OF CRITICALLY ENDANGERED STURGEON – NEW EVIDENCE OF SYSTEMATIC VIOLATIONS FROM THE LOWER DANUBE REGION Almost a third of the samples of sturgeon products bought through WWF's market survey were illegal, and 214 cases of poaching ... More >>

European Commission Is Turning Its Back On Science By Including Fossil Fuels In The Sustainable Taxonomy Proposal

Friday, 9 April 2021, 5:57 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

For the last year, Central and Eastern European governments have been pressuring the EU to include less restrictive criteria for biomass energy production and to recognise natural gas as a transition fuel towards climate neutrality. They may have ... More >>

WWF-Romania Launches New Tool In Fight Against Illegal Logging

Friday, 2 April 2021, 7:48 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

WWF-Romania created and launched the first tool which, by video monitoring the wood transports that leave the forest , can help authorities significantly reduce illegal logging by prioritising and improving the efficiency of their controls. Romania could ... More >>

Sturgeon Poaching Again On The Rise Along The Danube: New Cases In Ukraine And Romania

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 6:21 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Sturgeons are the most endangered group of species on the planet 30 March 2021 - There are strong indications of increased sturgeon poaching activity in Romania and Ukraine . The cooperation and effectiveness of law enforcement is more important ... More >>

Earth Hour 2021: Shining A Spotlight On The Perilous State Of The Planet

Saturday, 27 March 2021, 7:33 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Earth Hour 2021: Shining A Spotlight On The Perilous State Of The Planet, And Calling For Urgent Action To Set Nature On The Path Of Recovery Earth Hour 2021 comes ahead of key events where decisions will be taken by world leaders on climate action, sustainable ... More >>

World Wildlife Day 2021: Forests And Livelihoods - Sustaining People And Planet

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 7:06 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Celebrating the livelihoods of communities who rely on forests, and the value of these ecosystems for both wildlife and all of humanity Covering nearly a third of the planet’s land surface, forests and woodlands are key pillars of human livelihoods ... More >>

World’s Forgotten Fishes Vital For Hundreds Of Millions Of People But1/3 Face Extinction, Warns New Report

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 6:28 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Freshwater fish populations are collapsing 23 February 2021 – The world’s dazzlingly diverse freshwater fish are critical for the health, food security and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people, but they are under ever increasing threat with ... More >>

World Wetlands Day 2021: The Living Danube Partnership Bringing Wetlands Back To Life In Garla Mare

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 6:12 pm | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Wetlands, Water and Life 2 February 2021 - Up to 87% of global wetlands have been lost in the past 300 years, 1/3 of those just since 1970. The world’s ‘wetland blindness’ is inexplicable given the pivotal role of healthy wetlands in delivering ... More >>

Most Forest Biomass Worse For Climate Than Fossil Fuels- EU Commission Report

Friday, 29 January 2021, 7:07 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

A European Commission report concludes that the burning of most forest biomass produces more greenhouse gas emissions than coal, oil and gas. In 23 out of the 24 scenarios the Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) examined, biomass had a negative impact ... More >>

The European Bison Is No Longer A Vulnerable Species

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 5:55 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

In the midst of a challenging and tumultuous year we have some wonderful news to share. Due to long-term conservation work, including that by WWF Central and Eastern Europe and WWF-Romania, European bison ( Bison bonasus ) are no longer considered ... More >>