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UN Climate Talks: Progress and a Call to Strengthen National Climate Pledges

By   /  December 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on UN Climate Talks: Progress and a Call to Strengthen National Climate Pledges

Source: World Wildlife FundKatowice, Poland – As the UN climate talks conclude, WWF welcomes progress in adopting a rulebook to operationalize the Paris Agreement and a signal that countries should submit stronger climate pledges, but remains concerned that world leaders have yet to show the level of national commitment or action needed to tackle the […]

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WWF Statement on Decision to Build Stiegler’s Gorge Dam in Selous Game Reserve

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Decision to Build Stiegler’s Gorge Dam in Selous Game Reserve

Source: World Wildlife FundIn response to news that Tanzanian and Egyptian governments have signed a contract to build the Stiegler’s Gorge dam in Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Aslihan Tumer, Head of Global Campaigns: “WWF is deeply concerned by the decision of the […]

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2018 Farm Bill Offers Promise for the Prairie

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on 2018 Farm Bill Offers Promise for the Prairie

Source: World Wildlife FundIn response to today’s passage of the Farm Bill, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Dr. Melinda Cep, senior director for policy, food and markets: “We finally have a Farm Bill that offers promising news for America’s prairie. By maintaining funding for conservation programs and rejecting attempts to weaken environmental […]

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Lance Bass Bat, Skywalker Gibbon and Toad from Middle Earth are Three of 157 New Species Discovered in Greater Mekong in 2017

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Lance Bass Bat, Skywalker Gibbon and Toad from Middle Earth are Three of 157 New Species Discovered in Greater Mekong in 2017

Source: World Wildlife FundBangkok, Thailand — A bat that could be a member of a 1990s band *NSYNC, a gibbon with a Star Wars name and a toad straight from Middle Earth are among the 157 newly discovered species in the Greater Mekong region described by the world’s scientists in 2017. The report, New Species on […]

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Declaracion de WWF sobre el Reporte del Ártico 2018 de la NOAA

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Declaracion de WWF sobre el Reporte del Ártico 2018 de la NOAA

Source: World Wildlife Fund Fecha 11 diciembre 2018 La Directora del Ártico en Estados Unidos de World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Margaret Williams, hizo la siguiente declaración en relación al Reporte del Ártico 2018 de la NOAA “Este es otro claro recordatorio de la huella indeleble del cambio climático en nuestro mundo. Las temperaturas cálidas están […]

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WWF Statement on NOAA’s 2018 Arctic Report Card

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on NOAA’s 2018 Arctic Report Card

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date December 11, 2018 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to the release of NOAA’s 2018 Arctic Report Card, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Margaret Williams, managing director for US Arctic programs: “This is yet another stark reminder of climate change’s indelible mark on our world. Warming […]

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Declaración de WWF en relación al Informe sobre la Brecha de Adaptación

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Declaración de WWF en relación al Informe sobre la Brecha de Adaptación

Source: World Wildlife FundEl Asesor Principal de Políticas de Adaptación ante el Clima de WWF, Sandeep Chamling Rai, hizo la siguiente declaración en relación al Informe sobre la Brecha de Adaptación del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente: “Los acontecimientos climáticos recientes han demostrado los impactos devastadores del calentamiento global en los medios de […]

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WWF Statement on 2018 Adaptation Gap Report

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on 2018 Adaptation Gap Report

Source: World Wildlife FundCommenting on the 2018 Adaptation Gap Report, WWF issued the following statements: Ryan Bartlett, World Wildlife Fund’s lead for climate risk management, said:“The extreme fires, flooding, and droughts we’ve seen across the US in recent years are not random. They are real-life examples of how climate change is already affecting our communities […]

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WWF hace un llamado a las ciudades latinoamericanas a liderar el cambio rumbo a la meta de 1.5 °C

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF hace un llamado a las ciudades latinoamericanas a liderar el cambio rumbo a la meta de 1.5 °C

Source: World Wildlife FundKatowice, Polonia – El Fondo Mundial para la Naturaleza (WWF) hace un llamado a las ciudades de Latinoamérica y el Caribe a sumarse a los esfuerzos globales para evitar que la temperatura global supere los 1.5 °C.  El exhorto se hizo en el evento paralelo Ciudades Latinoamericanas apuntando a 1.5 °C en […]

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COP24 Brings Greatest Test of Countries’ Commitment to the Paris Agreement Yet

By   /  December 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on COP24 Brings Greatest Test of Countries’ Commitment to the Paris Agreement Yet

Source: World Wildlife FundKATOWICE, POLAND – On the heels of several international reports outlining the mounting impacts and costs of climate change, negotiators at this week’s UN climate talks need to finalize the rules governing how the Paris Agreement will operate going forward and ensure countries deliver a strong commitment to increase their own climate […]

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UN Biodiversity Conference Agrees on a Process Towards a New Deal for Nature and People in 2020 but Ambition is Weak

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on UN Biodiversity Conference Agrees on a Process Towards a New Deal for Nature and People in 2020 but Ambition is Weak

Source: World Wildlife FundSharm-El-Sheikh, November 29, 2018: The 14th Conference of the Parties (COP14) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) ended today with an agreement on the preparatory process for a post-2020 global framework, moving us closer to a transformational New Deal for Nature and People in 2020 – a vital step […]

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Rescue of Critically Endangered Sumatran Rhino Brings New Hope for the Species

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Rescue of Critically Endangered Sumatran Rhino Brings New Hope for the Species

Source: World Wildlife FundKUTAI BARAT, 28 November 2018: The Government of Indonesia and Sumatran Rhino Rescue, a groundbreaking alliance of leading international conservation organizations have successfully rescued and relocated a critically endangered but healthy female rhino to a secure facility in Kalimantan with the support of local partners. The rescue operation is the first major […]

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WWF Statement on 2018 UN Emissions Gap Report

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on 2018 UN Emissions Gap Report

Source: World Wildlife FundIn response to the findings of the UN Environment Emissions Gap Report 2018,  WWF issued the following statements: Lou Leonard, World Wildlife Fund’s senior vice president for climate change and energy, said:  “Tripling ambition won’t happen without the private sector and regional governments being fully brought into the process. They are the […]

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WWF Statement on the Fourth National Climate Assessment

By   /  November 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on the Fourth National Climate Assessment

Source: World Wildlife FundIn response to the release of the Fourth National Climate Assessment Vol. II, an authoritative assessment of the impacts of climate change on the U.S. and its territories, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Lou Leonard, senior vice president for climate change and energy: “Any remaining debate on the […]

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WWF Statement on the Fourth National Climate Assesment

By   /  November 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on the Fourth National Climate Assesment

Source: World Wildlife FundIn response to the release of the Fourth National Climate Assessment Vol. II, an authoritative assessment of the impacts of climate change on the U.S. and its territories, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Lou Leonard, senior vice president for climate change and energy: “Any remaining debate on the […]

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WWF Rallies Behind the Call for a New Deal for Nature and People

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Rallies Behind the Call for a New Deal for Nature and People

Source: World Wildlife FundSharm-El-Sheikh, November 14, 2018 — The High Level Segment for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity Conference (CBD CoP14) concluded today with the adoption of the Sharm-El-Sheikh declaration by the 196 Parties. However, it is clear we are failing to address nature loss; WWF’s recent Living Planet Report showed that biodiversity continues […]

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New Study: Wild Tiger Populations in Key Sites Could Triple in a Generation, Given Optimal Conditions

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on New Study: Wild Tiger Populations in Key Sites Could Triple in a Generation, Given Optimal Conditions

Source: World Wildlife FundNovember 14, 2018 – A new study finds that wild tiger populations in key tiger recovery sites across Asia have the potential to triple in size within a human generation given strong site management, contributing up to 15 percent increase in the global tiger population.[1] Spread across various habitats in 10 tiger-range […]

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WWF Statement on IUCN Down-listings for Mountain Gorillas and Fin Whales

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on IUCN Down-listings for Mountain Gorillas and Fin Whales

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date November 14, 2018 Media Contact In This Press Release The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) announced its update to the Red List of Threatened Species with positive news – the status of the fin whale has been revised from Endangered to Vulnerable and for mountain gorillas – from […]

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WWF statement in response to China postponing new regulation on domestic trade in tiger bone and rhino horn

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF statement in response to China postponing new regulation on domestic trade in tiger bone and rhino horn

Source: World Wildlife FundIn response to the news that China has postponed implementing new regulation that would have allowed the use of tiger bone and rhino horn by hospitals, and domestic trade in antique tiger and rhino products, Margaret Kinnaird, WWF Wildlife Practice Leader said: “WWF welcomes the news that China has postponed lifting its […]

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Sir David Attenborough voices new Netflix series ‘Our Planet’

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Sir David Attenborough voices new Netflix series ‘Our Planet’

Source: World Wildlife FundLONDON, United Kingdom (November 8 2018) – World-renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough will serve as the voice of upcoming Netflix original documentary series Our Planet, which will premiere on Netflix on April 5th 2019. The ambitious series has been created in collaboration with Silverback Films, whose director Alastair Fothergill was the creator […]

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