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Let’s not be chicken when it comes to animal welfare

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, animal cruelty, Animal Welfare, Environment, feedlots, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Let’s not be chicken when it comes to animal welfare

Source: Green Party New animal welfare regulations will be coming into effect in October. They are a step in the right direction but it’s more of a clean-up of the rules than an overhaul. There’s now guidelines regulating the use of tethers, fines for ingrown horns on animals, banning docking and a host of other […]

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Great Plains Grassland Loss Slows Overall, While South Dakota Conversion on the Rise

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Great Plains Grassland Loss Slows Overall, While South Dakota Conversion on the Rise

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Great Plains Grassland Loss Slows Overall, While South Dakota Conversion on the Rise Last year, 1.7 million acres of grasslands were lost across the Great Plains to crop production, according to new research from World Wildlife Fund (WWF). While stark, this number represents an overall […]

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Forests, Food And Land Can Deliver 30% of Solutions Needed To Tackle Climate Crisis by 2030

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Forests, Food And Land Can Deliver 30% of Solutions Needed To Tackle Climate Crisis by 2030

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Forests, Food And Land Can Deliver 30% of Solutions Needed To Tackle Climate Crisis by 2030 WASHINGTON–As part of the Global Climate Action Summit, WWF, together with a broad coalition of partners, today issued the 30X30 Forests, Food and Land Challenge: calling on businesses, states, […]

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Hope for Critically Endangered Mekong River Dolphins as Population Increases for First Time

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Hope for Critically Endangered Mekong River Dolphins as Population Increases for First Time

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Hope for Critically Endangered Mekong River Dolphins as Population Increases for First Time Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 23, 2018 — After decades of seemingly irreversible decline, results from a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Government of Cambodia census released today show that the population of […]

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WWF Statement on the Agriculture Committee’s Passage of the Farm Bill

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on the Agriculture Committee’s Passage of the Farm Bill

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on the Agriculture Committee’s Passage of the Farm Bill In response to the House Committee on Agriculture’s passage of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, World Wildlife Fund released the following statement from Dr. Melinda Cep, senior director of policy […]

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WWF Statement on Announcement of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

By   /  April 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Announcement of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on Announcement of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 In response to the announcement of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Melinda Cep, senior director for policy, food and markets: “With specifics now […]

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Google and World Wildlife Fund Use Technology to Teach Students About the Environment

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Google and World Wildlife Fund Use Technology to Teach Students About the Environment

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Google and World Wildlife Fund Use Technology to Teach Students About the Environment San Francisco, Calif (April 9, 2018) – Google and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are working together to provide students around the world the resources to learn more about the environment and coding […]

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WWF Statement on Taiwan’s Announcement to Ban Ivory Trade

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Taiwan’s Announcement to Ban Ivory Trade

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on Taiwan’s Announcement to Ban Ivory Trade In response to Taiwan’s commitment to ban domestic ivory trade by January 1, 2020, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Jan Vertefeuille, senior director for advocacy and wildlife conservation: “We hope this is […]

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Unprecedented Collaring Effort Aims to Protect Tanzania’s Threatened Elephants

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Unprecedented Collaring Effort Aims to Protect Tanzania’s Threatened Elephants

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Unprecedented Collaring Effort Aims to Protect Tanzania’s Threatened Elephants DAR ES SALAAM – In Tanzania, the government, with support from World Wildlife Fund (WWF), has launched the country’s largest ever elephant collaring effort to protect its dwindling elephant population. With almost 90 percent of the […]

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WWF: Reopening Beaufort Sea to Offshore Drilling a Huge Risk

By   /  March 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF: Reopening Beaufort Sea to Offshore Drilling a Huge Risk

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF: Reopening Beaufort Sea to Offshore Drilling a Huge Risk In response to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s call for information and nominations covering a proposed lease sale in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Margaret Williams, managing […]

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Earth Hour 2018 – A New Generation of Leaders Turn Out to Turn Up Climate Action

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Earth Hour 2018 – A New Generation of Leaders Turn Out to Turn Up Climate Action

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Earth Hour 2018 – A New Generation of Leaders Turn Out to Turn Up Climate Action This Saturday, March 24th at 8:30pm local time, World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour will sweep the globe. Millions of people, cities and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for […]

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WWF Statement on Death of Sudan, the Last Remaining Male Northern White Rhino

By   /  March 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Death of Sudan, the Last Remaining Male Northern White Rhino

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on Death of Sudan, the Last Remaining Male Northern White Rhino The last remaining male Northern white rhino, Sudan, passed away in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya on March 19, 2017.  In response to this news, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statements:  […]

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Half of plant and animal species at risk from climate change in world’s most important natural places

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Half of plant and animal species at risk from climate change in world’s most important natural places

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Half of plant and animal species at risk from climate change in world’s most important natural places Up to half of plant and animal species in the world’s most naturally rich areas, such as the Amazon and the Galapagos, could face local extinction by the […]

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Leading Tech Companies Unite to Stop Online Wildlife Traffickers

By   /  March 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Leading Tech Companies Unite to Stop Online Wildlife Traffickers

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Leading Tech Companies Unite to Stop Online Wildlife Traffickers San Francisco, California – The world’s leading e-commerce, technology and social media companies are joining forces with Google and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to render online platforms and apps inoperable for wildlife traffickers to trade in […]

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Artist Zio Ziegler and WWF Debut Tiger T-shirt on World Wildlife Day

By   /  March 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Artist Zio Ziegler and WWF Debut Tiger T-shirt on World Wildlife Day

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Artist Zio Ziegler and WWF Debut Tiger T-shirt on World Wildlife Day March 2, 2018, Washington, DC – World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is proud to collaborate with artist Zio Ziegler on an exclusive new tiger-inspired t-shirt design aimed at raising awareness and support of WWF’s […]

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New Study Shows Over a Third of Protected Areas Surveyed are Severely at Risk of Losing Tigers

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on New Study Shows Over a Third of Protected Areas Surveyed are Severely at Risk of Losing Tigers

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: New Study Shows Over a Third of Protected Areas Surveyed are Severely at Risk of Losing Tigers 28 February 2018 – A new survey of over a hundred tiger conservation areas, where an estimated 70 percent of the world’s wild tigers live, found that only […]

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“Whale Cam” Attached to Minke in a World-first

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on “Whale Cam” Attached to Minke in a World-first

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: “Whale Cam” Attached to Minke in a World-first For the first time ever, scientists in Antarctica have attached a camera to a minke – one of the most poorly understood of all the whale species. And in an incredible bonus for researchers, the camera (which […]

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WWF Statement On Bridgestone’s Global Sustainable Procurement Policy

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement On Bridgestone’s Global Sustainable Procurement Policy

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement On Bridgestone’s Global Sustainable Procurement Policy In response to Bridgestone’s announcement of its new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy, with commitments to a sustainable supply chain for natural rubber, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Kerry Cesareo, vice president, forests. “Unsustainable […]

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WWF Statement on the FY19 Presidential Budget Proposal

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on the FY19 Presidential Budget Proposal

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on the FY19 Presidential Budget Proposal In response to significant foreign assistance funding reductions proposed in the President’s FY2019 budget request, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Todd Shelton, vice president of U.S. government relations: “Congress has long provided strong […]

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WWF Statement on Hong Kong’s Move to Ban Ivory Trade

By   /  February 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Hong Kong’s Move to Ban Ivory Trade

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on Hong Kong’s Move to Ban Ivory Trade In response to Hong Kong’s decision to completely ban domestic ivory trade by 2021, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following from Jan Vertefeuille, senior director for advocacy:   “It’s hard to overstate the importance […]

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