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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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On One-Year Anniversary of China’s Ivory Ban, New Campaign Targets Travelers Abroad

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on On One-Year Anniversary of China’s Ivory Ban, New Campaign Targets Travelers Abroad

Source: World Wildlife FundBeijing, China — More than one year after China implemented a full ban on commercial ivory sales, several surveys indicate Chinese travelers are still purchasing ivory at souvenir shops in neighboring countries. To counter this trend, China Customs and the National Forestry and Grasslands Administration (NFGA) are partnering with WildAid and World […]

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WWF Statement on Japan’s Decision to Withdraw from the International Whaling Commission

By   /  December 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Japan’s Decision to Withdraw from the International Whaling Commission

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date December 28, 2018 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to Japan’s decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement: “WWF is dismayed by Japan’s decision to withdraw from the IWC and resume commercial whaling. By disregarding the only international […]

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Avances en la cumbre mundial del clima de la ONU, pero con compromisos climáticos débiles.

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Avances en la cumbre mundial del clima de la ONU, pero con compromisos climáticos débiles.

Source: World Wildlife FundKatowice, Polonia – Al concluir las conversaciones sobre el clima de la ONU, WWF celebra los avances en la adopción de una hoja de ruta, o reglamento, para poner en práctica el Acuerdo de París y la indicación de que las naciones deben contar con compromisos climáticos más fuertes. Pero lamenta que […]

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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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