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Shift To Renewable Energy Must Protect Nature, Says Clean Energy Coalition

Friday, 21 April 2023, 6:44 pm | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

New report finds all forms of renewable power are better for nature than fossil fuels A transition focused on wind and solar PV can result in significantly reduced environmental impacts compared to other renewable energy types The rapid transition ... More >>

European Conservation Leaders Gather To Boost Collective Dialogue For ATrans-European Nature Network (TEN-N)

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 6:14 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Brussels, 28 February 2023. More than 70 leading EU policy and governmental decision-makers came together to lay the foundation for a bold new vision for Europe's nature protection in the first NaturaConnect Stakeholder Event this year. Organized by the Horizon ... More >>

WWF Calls For Cross-border Dialogue On Shipping In Fragile Danube Delta

Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 6:00 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Vienna, 21 February 2023. In response to media coverage about substantial dredging operations in the Ukrainian Danube Delta, WWF-Central and Eastern Europe is calling on Romanian and Ukrainian authorities to engage in a multi-stakeholder cross-border ... More >>

WWF's “Principles Of Sustainable Food Systems” - A Scientific Recommendation For Food Industry Transformation

Saturday, 29 October 2022, 5:17 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

The principles were developed within the partnership of Tesco and WWF, covering Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, since 2021. Global food production is fuelling the climate crisis and is currently one of the biggest threats to our planet WWF ... More >>

NGOs Remind The EU That Hydropower Is Not The Green Energy Solution For Europe

Wednesday, 26 October 2022, 5:59 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

WWF EPO, the European Anglers Alliance, the European Environmental Bureau, the European Rivers Network and Wetlands international have published a new briefing paper asking policy-makers in the European Parliament and Council to amend the Commission’s ... More >>

World Food Day: Healthier Food Choices Can Help Us Solve The Twin Crisis Of Climate Change And Biodiversity Loss

Saturday, 15 October 2022, 5:55 pm | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

The global food system is one of the primary drivers of biodiversity loss Global shift toward healthier, more sustainable diets will help us combat climate change, reduce biodiversity loss, improve human health WWF’s Sustainable Diets experts ... More >>

Ukraine Needs A Sustainable, Climate And Nature -positive Reconstruction To Ensure Long-term Security

Friday, 23 September 2022, 6:24 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

New report from WWF and the Boston Consulting Group “Ukraine: a sustainable economic recovery for people and nature” - makes the case why post-war reconstruction of Ukraine must be climate- and nature-positive, and provides recommendations on how ... More >>

WWF Removes 120-year-old Obsolete Dam In Ukraine

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 5:24 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

First dam removal funded by new European Open Rivers Programme WWF aims to restore 3000km of free flowing rivers in Ukraine by 2030 Kyiv, 8 August - Despite the war, critical conservation work continues in Ukraine with a WWF team successfully removing ... More >>

The World Lives In Ecological Debt Borrowing From Tomorrow

Thursday, 28 July 2022, 6:38 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

This year's Earth Overshoot Day falls on 28th July, once again earlier than the previous year. Earth Overshoot Day has a clear message: time is running out, and we must change our approach now. The way we produce, distribute and consume food ... More >>

EU Nature Restoration Law: Huge Opportunity To Fight Biodiversity And Climate Crises

Friday, 24 June 2022, 6:10 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

The legislative proposal for binding nature restoration targets presented by the European Commission today can put the EU’s degraded ecosystems on a path to recovery. The Commission’s proposal is a huge milestone; it is the first major piece of EU ... More >>

Assessing The Environmental Impacts Of The War In Ukraine

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 6:56 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

by Dr. Bohdan Vykhor and Andreas Beckmann Since 24 February 2022, the war in Ukraine has caused untold human suffering. It has also brought unprecedented and long-lasting challenges to the environment. With extreme violence still ongoing, it is too early ... More >>

WWF Gathers Countries Across Europe To Support River And Wetland Restoration

Sunday, 5 June 2022, 6:27 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

On World Environment Day (June 5th) European governments have recorded their commitment in a joint video (video will be available on WWF-CEE YT channel on 5th June) The action fits under the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Thousands of Europeans ask ... More >>

WWF Sounds The Alarm: Romania Won’t Stop Illegal Logging

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 6:45 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Today, the Romanian forests are about to lose another battle, this time for the European funds within the National Strategic Plan. Only 0.46% of the money is available for forest conservation and sustainable forest management. WWF Romania sounds the ... More >>

Old Growth Forests In Slovakia Will Be Protected In Newly Established Nature Reserve

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 6:40 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Old Growth Forests of Slovakia is the official name of a new nature reserve approved by the Government of the Slovak Republic. Establishment of the new reserve is a result of long lasting effort of two conservation organizations OZ Prales and WWF Slovakia. ... More >>

WWF Hails Largest-Ever Private Funding Commitment For Biodiversity As A ‘Momentous Move For A “Nature-Positive” World’

Friday, 24 September 2021, 5:33 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

$5 billion of funding announced by philanthropists for biodiversity restoration and conservation 75 financial institutions representing EUR 12 trillion in asset commit to end investments harmful to nature 23 September 2021 In a move described ... More >>

World’s First 5-Country Biosphere Reserve Will Benefit People And Nature In The ‘Amazon Of Europe’

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 6:10 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

UNESCO declares Mura-Drava-Danube as biosphere reserve 15 September 2021 With the world facing climate and nature crises, UNESCO’s designation today of the Mura-Drava-Danube (MDD) as the world’s first ‘5-country biosphere reserve’ represents a historic ... More >>

The First Hydropower Standard Will Not Stop Damage To Central And Eastern European Rivers

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 5:47 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

European rivers are already the most fragmented on the planet . 8 September 2021 - Launched today at the World Hydropower Congress, the new Hydropower Standard is a commitment from the hydropower industry to reduce its negative impacts on rivers, ... More >>

Tesco And WWF Join Forces To Reduce Ecological Footprint Through Affordable And Healthy Food Choices

Friday, 30 July 2021, 5:32 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

29 July 2021 – Today marks this year’s Earth Overshoot Day, when humanity’s demand for natural resources and services exceeds what Earth can regenerate within the year. This means that our way of living generates as much global demand on nature ... More >>

Breaking! Wolf Hunting Finally Banned In Slovakia!

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 6:31 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

This follows news of an indefinite ban on sturgeon fishing in Romania last week. 11 May 2021 - The wolf will become a fully protected species in Slovakia as of 1 June 2021. The massive campaign for full protection of wolves was supported by 31 ... More >>

Clean Jobs Can Replace Coal Jobs In European Regions, WWF Report

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 5:40 am | WWF Central And Eastern Europe

Jobs in coal are plummeting across Europe as countries shift to renewable energy sources – WWF is calling for EU countries to phase out their coal power by 2030 to fight the climate crisis and uphold the Paris Agreement . Phasing out fossil fuel-based ... More >>





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