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World First 5-Country Biosphere Reserve Nominated to UNESCO

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:18 am | World Wildlife Fund

Paving the way for Europe's largest river sanctuary , 930,000 hectares of natural treasures between Austria and Serbia have just been nominated to UNESCO for protection. The “ Amazon of Europe ” is set to become an international model area for nature ... More >>

EU Net Zero Climate Goal: Momentum Reduced to a Footnote

Saturday, 22 June 2019, 12:37 pm | World Wildlife Fund

Brussels, Belgium - 20 June 2019: Today’s European Council failed to deliver an EU climate neutral target for 2050 . This is despite the flood of Member States voicing their support for such a target in recent days, reaching 24 in total. In the end, ... More >>

Upcoming EU Summit Setting Strategic Agenda for 2019-2024

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 8:36 am | World Wildlife Fund

Brussels, 18 June 2019 - EU Heads of State and Governments are meeting on 20-21 June for their first formal exchange of views following the recent parliamentary elections. The talks concern the overarching priorities which will guide the work ... More >>

Biggest Dam Removal in European History

Friday, 14 June 2019, 8:19 am | World Wildlife Fund

Brussels, 12 June 2019 - In a historic moment for Europe’s rivers, the first breach was made today in the 36 metre high Vezins Dam – kick-starting the biggest dam removal in Europe to date. This landmark event is part of a long-term project to ... More >>

International Lynx Day - Celebrate Europe's Wild Cat

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 8:20 am | World Wildlife Fund

11 June 2019, Vienna - After several decades of low numbers, the lynx is slowly making a comeback in our forests . The Eurasian lynx was once quite common in most of Europe. Nevertheless, most original populations became extinct, or their abundance ... More >>

EU Overshoot Day 2019

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 10:46 am | World Wildlife Fund

EU Overshoot Day 2019: If EU Consumption was the Global Norm, the Earth’s Annual Budget Would be Exhausted on 10 May More >>

Pilot Stocking of Russian Sturgeon and Sterlet

Friday, 19 April 2019, 11:55 am | World Wildlife Fund

Pilot Stocking of Russian Sturgeon and Sterlet in Romania and Hungary, April 12 & 18 More >>

Earth Hour 2019 Inspires Global Awareness

Saturday, 30 March 2019, 12:09 pm | World Wildlife Fund

Earth Hour 2019 Inspires Global Awareness and Action on the Importance of Nature Earth Hour 2019 Switch-off! Saturday, 30 March at 20:30 More >>

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 >>





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