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WWF Awards Ten Graduate Students 2018 Russell E. Train Fellowships

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Awards Ten Graduate Students 2018 Russell E. Train Fellowships

Source: World Wildlife Fund Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the recipients of the 2018 Russell E. Train Fellowship. Recipients include 10 individuals from 6 countries working on key conservation issues, from analyzing park ranger working conditions in the Galápagos to preserving African manatees in Gabon. With a wide range of submissions, candidates were selected […]

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Global Climate Action Summit Commitments Increase Bottom-up Pressure to Raise Global Climate Ambition

By   /  September 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Global Climate Action Summit Commitments Increase Bottom-up Pressure to Raise Global Climate Ambition

Source: World Wildlife Fund SAN FRANCISCO – At this week’s Global Climate Action Summit, leaders from business, local governments and civil society committed to more than 500 actions and detailed new plans to work together to reduce global emissions. The Summit concluded with a call to national governments to increase climate ambition to secure a […]

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Global Business, Government and Agricultural Leaders Announce Land-Focused Commitments to Mitigate Climate Change

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Global Business, Government and Agricultural Leaders Announce Land-Focused Commitments to Mitigate Climate Change

Source: World Wildlife Fund San Francisco, CA – Today, a cross section of industries and countries came together to announce commitments to improved land stewardship that have the potential to help keep Paris Agreement targets within reach. During an official session of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), 17 announcements were made under the umbrella […]

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Global Climate Action Summit To Catalyze New Wave of Commitments

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Global Climate Action Summit To Catalyze New Wave of Commitments

Source: World Wildlife Fund SAN FRANCISCO (10 September 2018)  – Global leaders from across the private sector, local government and civil society make their way to San Francisco this week to showcase progress, unveil new climate commitments and to launch new platforms to work in partnership across sectors to accelerate implementation.   The Global Climate Action Summit […]

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Japan Killing Whales in Antarctic Protected Area

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Japan Killing Whales in Antarctic Protected Area

Source: World Wildlife Fund Japanese whalers have killed more than 50 minke whales this year in the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Antarctica, WWF revealed today on the opening day of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Brazil. Harvesting krill and fishing is banned in the Ross Sea MPA special protection zone, […]

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Media Advisory: Global Business, Government and Agricultural Leaders to Identify Path Forward on Climate at Forest, Food & Land Day

By   /  September 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Media Advisory: Global Business, Government and Agricultural Leaders to Identify Path Forward on Climate at Forest, Food & Land Day

Source: World Wildlife Fund Representatives from all sectors of the global economy will highlight land use as a solution to climate change at the Global Climate Action Summit San Francisco, CA – On September 12, the founding organizations of the 30X30 Forests, Food and Land Challenge will host a day-long forum bringing together farmers and […]

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Media Advisory: America’s Cities, States, Businesses to Showcase Climate Actions to Date, Unveil New Commitments, at We Are Still In Forum

By   /  September 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Media Advisory: America’s Cities, States, Businesses to Showcase Climate Actions to Date, Unveil New Commitments, at We Are Still In Forum

Source: World Wildlife Fund We Are Still In, American Coalition Representing $9.46 Trillion of the U.S. Economy and 155 Million People, to Host Climate Action Forum at the Global Climate Action Summit San Francisco, CA- On September 12, the We Are Still In coalition will host a day-long forum where leaders from state and local government, the […]

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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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Oversize Fleets and Shrinking Tuna Populations Threaten Health of Eastern Pacific Ocean

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Oversize Fleets and Shrinking Tuna Populations Threaten Health of Eastern Pacific Ocean

Source: World Wildlife Fund San Diego, California – The fishing industry’s growing capacity to catch tuna in the Eastern Pacific Ocean is threatening populations of these species, WWF warned today. As global leaders gather in southern California for the 93rd Meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) this week, WWF strongly urges member governments […]

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Declaración de WWF sobre la propuesta para reemplazar El Plan de Energía Limpia

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Declaración de WWF sobre la propuesta para reemplazar El Plan de Energía Limpia

Source: World Wildlife Fund Fecha 21 agosto 2018 Contacto para medios Declaración de Carter Roberts, Presidente y CEO de World Wildlife Fund (WWF), en respuesta a la propuesta de la Administración del Presidente Trump conocida como “Regulación de Energía Limpia Asequible” (Affordable Clean Energy Rule) para remplazar “El Plan de Energía Limpia”. “La regulación propuesta […]

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Sin dejar sobras: WWF examina el desperdicio de alimentos después de la cosecha y medidas para evitarlo

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Sin dejar sobras: WWF examina el desperdicio de alimentos después de la cosecha y medidas para evitarlo

Source: World Wildlife Fund World Wildlife Fund (WWF) publicó hoy resultados de mediciones realizadas directamente en las granjas a fin de evaluar el desperdicio después de la cosecha. El informe, “No Food Left Behind” examina cuatro cultivos durante la temporada de cultivo 2017-2018 en un conjunto de granjas en Florida, Nueva Jersey, Idaho y Arizona. Las mediciones tomadas en el estudio indican que el 40 por ciento de la […]

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Leaving No Food Behind: WWF Examines Post-Harvest Crop Losses and Pathways to Change

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Leaving No Food Behind: WWF Examines Post-Harvest Crop Losses and Pathways to Change

Source: World Wildlife Fund Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the results of on-farm measurements taken to assess food loss after harvest. The report, No Food Left Behind: Underutilized Produce Ripe for Alternative Markets, examines four crops during the 2017-2018 growing season at a set of farms in Florida, New Jersey, Idaho and Arizona. The […]

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WWF Statement on Proposed Replacement of Clean Power Plan

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Proposed Replacement of Clean Power Plan

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date August 21, 2018 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to the Trump Administration’s proposed “Affordable Clean Energy” rule, a plan to replace the Clean Power Plan, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Carter Roberts, President & CEO: “This proposed rule would set back federal efforts […]

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Leaders from High Carbon Emitting Countries Pledge to Help Governments Deliver on Climate Goals

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Leaders from High Carbon Emitting Countries Pledge to Help Governments Deliver on Climate Goals

Source: World Wildlife Fund Leaders from business, regional government, higher education, and civil society in Mexico, Japan and the United States are joining forces to help accelerate implementation of national climate goals. Today, over 35 Mexican entities – including the University of Guadalajara, the local government of the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, the government of the […]

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New Hope for Some of World’s Last Near-pristine Coral Reefs

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on New Hope for Some of World’s Last Near-pristine Coral Reefs

Source: World Wildlife Fund The New Caledonian government has announced the highest possible levels of protection as defined by the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) for its near-pristine coral reefs. The classification of all New Caledonia’s offshore, healthy reefs as Strict Nature Reserves or National Park means that all types of extraction, […]

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New Survey Finds One in Seven Wildlife Rangers Have Been Seriously Injured In the Line of Duty Over the Past Year

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on New Survey Finds One in Seven Wildlife Rangers Have Been Seriously Injured In the Line of Duty Over the Past Year

Source: World Wildlife Fund New results released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to mark World Ranger Day reveal that one in seven wildlife rangers (14 percent) surveyed across Asia and Central Africa have been seriously injured at work within the last 12 months. The results, part of the largest ever survey on ranger employment conditions […]

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Tiger Farms: A Threat to Conservation of Wild Tigers

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Tiger Farms: A Threat to Conservation of Wild Tigers

Source: World Wildlife Fund On Global Tiger Day, we, the undersigned organizations affirm our commitment to the protection and preservation of wild tigers,  are committed to working in collaboration with governments across the globe, and in particular tiger range countries, to assure a future for tigers in the wild: We recognize the important role conservation […]

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Proposed Revisions to Endangered Species Act Put Wildlife at Risk

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Proposed Revisions to Endangered Species Act Put Wildlife at Risk

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date July 19, 2018 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to proposed revisions to regulations listed on the Endangered Species Act announced today by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, World Wildlife Fund issued the following statement from Ginette Hemley, senior vice president, wildlife conservation: “Any effort to weaken […]

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USFWS’ Proposed Revisions to ESA Put Wildlife at Risk

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on USFWS’ Proposed Revisions to ESA Put Wildlife at Risk

Source: World Wildlife Fund Date July 19, 2018 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to proposed revisions to regulations listed on the Endangered Species Act announced today by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, World Wildlife Fund issued the following statement from Ginette Hemley, senior vice president, wildlife conservation: “Any effort to weaken […]

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Shortcomings in Caviar Labeling System Pose a Risk to Sturgeons

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Shortcomings in Caviar Labeling System Pose a Risk to Sturgeons

Source: World Wildlife Fund Geneva, Switzerland – Twenty years after trade in sturgeons was regulated, illegal trade in sturgeon caviar continues and threatens the survival of this endangered group of species across the world, according to a new TRAFFIC and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) study. Published today to coincide with the meeting of the Animals […]

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