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WWF lanza un centro de activación para ayudar a prevenir 10 millones de toneladas métricas de desechos plásticos a nivel mundial

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF lanza un centro de activación para ayudar a prevenir 10 millones de toneladas métricas de desechos plásticos a nivel mundial

Source: World Wildlife Fund La crisis mundial de contaminación por plásticos está amenazando el ambiente natural del cual dependemos, afectando los océanos, las comunidades, la vida silvestre y las personas a un ritmo sin precedentes. Si bien muchas empresas y organizaciones se han comprometido a frenar la contaminación por plásticos, algunas carecen de un mapa de […]

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WWF Launches Activation Hub to Help Prevent 10 Million Metric Tons of Global Plastic Waste

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Launches Activation Hub to Help Prevent 10 Million Metric Tons of Global Plastic Waste

Source: World Wildlife Fund The global plastic pollution crisis is threatening the natural environment on which we depend – impacting oceans, communities, wildlife, and people at an unprecedented rate. While many companies and organizations are committing to curb plastic pollution, some lack a roadmap to follow when implementing these commitments. Today WWF launched a new […]

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Solo un tercio de los ríos más largos del mundo fluyen libremente, revela estudio publicado en Nature

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Solo un tercio de los ríos más largos del mundo fluyen libremente, revela estudio publicado en Nature

Source: World Wildlife Fund Solo un tercio (37%) de los 246 ríos más largos del mundo siguen fluyendo libres, según un nuevo estudio publicado en la revista científica Nature: “Mapping the World’s Free-Flowing Rivers”.  Las represas y embalses están reduciendo drásticamente los diversos beneficios que los ríos saludables brindan a las personas y a la naturaleza en todo el […]

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Study: Just One-Third of the World’s Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Study: Just One-Third of the World’s Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing

Source: World Wildlife Fund Only 37% of the world’s longest rivers remain free-flowing Nearly 60,000 large dams exist worldwide, with more than 3,700 currently planned or under construction Climate change is a growing threat to river health worldwide, both from direct impacts and as countries increasingly turn to hydropower as a renewable energy option Just […]

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DECLARACION DE WWF CON RELACIÓN AL INFORME IPBES

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on DECLARACION DE WWF CON RELACIÓN AL INFORME IPBES

Source: World Wildlife Fund La Plataforma Intergubernamental Científico-Normativa sobre Diversidad Biológica y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES, por sus siglas en inglés) lanzó un histórico Informe de Evaluación Global que proporciona evidencia irrefutable sobre el rápido deterioro de la naturaleza en el mundo y de las contribuciones que brinda la biodiversidad a las personas.  El […]

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WWF Statement on IPBES report release

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on IPBES report release

Source: World Wildlife Fund The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ (IPBES) launched a landmark Global Assessment Report providing persuasive evidence on the rapid deterioration of nature and its contributions to people across the world. The report which overlaps with the G7 environment ministers meeting in Metz, Paris, is a wake-up call to policy […]

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WWF Statement on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Move Toward Protecting Giraffes Under Endangered Species Act

By   /  April 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Move Toward Protecting Giraffes Under Endangered Species Act

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date April 26, 2019 Media Contact In This Press Release Following initial review of the petition to list giraffes under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has concluded that listing may be warranted. In response to this news, World Wildlife Fund issued a statement from Ginette […]

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WWF Statement on CRDB Bank and United Bank for Africa’s Support of Stiegler’s Gorge Hydropower Dam in Selous Game Reserve

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on CRDB Bank and United Bank for Africa’s Support of Stiegler’s Gorge Hydropower Dam in Selous Game Reserve

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date April 16, 2019 Media Contact Responding to the news that CRDB Bank and United Bank for Africa have agreed to financially facilitate the construction of Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower dam in the Selous Game Reserve, Aslihan Tumer, Head of Campaigns at WWF-International, said: “It is concerning that these banks are joining […]

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WWF Statement on Climate Action Now Act

By   /  March 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Climate Action Now Act

Source: World Wildlife Fund In response to today’s introduction of H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Lou Leonard, senior vice president for climate & energy: “The Climate Action Now Act will reaffirm America’s role in the Paris Agreement and require a plan to meet our […]

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La crisis de contaminación por plásticos: informe de WWF

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on La crisis de contaminación por plásticos: informe de WWF

Source: World Wildlife Fund La crisis mundial de contaminación por plásticos continuará agravándose a menos que todos los actores de la cadena de valor de plásticos se vuelvan más conscientes del verdadero costo que representan para la naturaleza y las personas, advierte un informe publicado hoy por WWF. Este nuevo informe, “Solución a la Contaminación […]

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Accountability Can Reverse Plastic Pollution Crisis, says WWF Report

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Accountability Can Reverse Plastic Pollution Crisis, says WWF Report

Source: World Wildlife Fund The global plastics pollution crisis will only worsen unless all actors across the plastics value chain are made more accountable for the true cost of plastics to nature and people, warns a WWF report published today. The new study, Solving Plastic Pollution Through Accountability, finds that too much responsibility for reducing […]

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Natural Climate Solutions Are Not Enough

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Natural Climate Solutions Are Not Enough

Source: World Wildlife Fund WASHINGTON—To stabilize the Earth’s climate for people and ecosystems, it is imperative to ramp up natural climate solutions and, at the same time, accelerate mitigation efforts across the energy and industrial sectors, according to a new policy perspective published today in Science. Among their findings, the researchers warn that a ten-year delay […]

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Congress Sends WILD Act to President for Signature

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Congress Sends WILD Act to President for Signature

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date February 26, 2019 Media Contact Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a package of conservation bills including the Wildlife Innovation and Longevity Driver (WILD) Act, which reauthorizes funding for wildlife conservation programs in developing countries and creates a new prize competition to spur innovative new approaches to prevent poaching and wildlife trafficking. The […]

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Los rinocerontes siguen en riesgo pese a que la caza furtiva disminuyó en Sudáfrica el año pasado

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Los rinocerontes siguen en riesgo pese a que la caza furtiva disminuyó en Sudáfrica el año pasado

Source: World Wildlife Fund El Departamento de Asuntos Ambientales de Sudáfrica dio a conocer cifras oficiales que muestran que el número de rinocerontes asesinados en Sudáfrica disminuyó de 1028 en 2017 a 769 en 2018. La pérdida de rinocerontes debido a la caza furtiva dentro del Parque Nacional Kruger disminuyó de 504 en 2017 a […]

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Threats to Rhinos Remain Despite Drop in South Africa’s 2018 Poaching Numbers

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Threats to Rhinos Remain Despite Drop in South Africa’s 2018 Poaching Numbers

Source: World Wildlife Fund South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs has announced official figures showing that the number of rhinos killed in South Africa has dropped from 1,028 in 2017 to 769 in 2018. Poaching losses in the rhino stronghold of Kruger National Park declined from 504 in 2017 to 421 in 2018, in parallel […]

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2018 Declared Fourth Hottest Year on Record

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on 2018 Declared Fourth Hottest Year on Record

Source: World Wildlife Fund In response to data released today by NASA and the U.S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declaring 2018 as the fourth warmest year on record globally,  World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Shaun Martin, senior director of climate change adaptation and resilience:  “This is yet another reminder that […]

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2018 Declared 4th Hottest Year on Record

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on 2018 Declared 4th Hottest Year on Record

Source: World Wildlife Fund In response to data released today by NASA and the U.S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declaring 2018 as the fourth warmest year on record globally,  World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Shaun Martin, senior director of climate change adaptation and resilience:  “This is yet another reminder that […]

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Critical Wildlife Legislation Introduced in US Congress

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Critical Wildlife Legislation Introduced in US Congress

Source: World Wildlife Fund This week, two bills aimed at conserving wildlife and combating wildlife crime globally were reintroduced in the US Congress. The WILD Act (H.R. 872/S. 268) was introduced in the House of Representatives by Reps. Alan Lowenthal and Don Young, and in the Senate by Sens. John Barrasso and Tom Carper. The […]

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WWF Expands Food Waste Education Program to Nine Major US Cities

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Expands Food Waste Education Program to Nine Major US Cities

Source: World Wildlife Fund Washington, DC – World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is expanding Food Waste Warriors, its program aimed at educating students and school staff about the impacts of wasted food and its impact on the environment. Beginning this month, WWF consultants and contractors will be implementing the program at schools in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Columbus, […]

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WWF Welcomes Call by Sir David Attenborough for Global Environmental Action

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Welcomes Call by Sir David Attenborough for Global Environmental Action

Source: World Wildlife FundWWF welcomes today’s call from Sir David Attenborough, made in conversation with the Duke of Cambridge, in which he urged political and business leaders to protect the natural world. His call reinforces the urgent need expressed by WWF and other organizations for a new deal for nature and people in 2020 – […]

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