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Fishing ban needs support beyond central Arctic

Arctic Council observer countries should be the first to join in a commercial fishing moratorium in the central Arctic says conservation organization WWF.

2015-07-16 More »

End to Great Barrier Reef dumping is imminent

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee has voted to maintain pressure on Australia to deliver on its promise to restore the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

2015-07-01 More »

 

Land law failed

Today’s decision of the Constitutional Court can give a new hope to Hungarian conservation. The law on the management of state-owned protected areas failed; the will of profession and of the people overcame the fast economic profiteering. Conservationists expect the government to respect the decision of the Constitutional Court and give up its intention to weaken national park directorates.

2015-06-01 More »

First Day of Hungarian Nature

The first Day of Hungarian Nature was held on Friday, 22 May – the same day we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity, – drawing attention to the Hungarian natural values. The founders, Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society, Friends of the Earth Hungary and WWF Hungary organised different programmes on Margaret Island, Budapest, and welcomed quite a lot of people despite the bad weather. It was not only a celebration but also a call for actions.

2015-05-23 More »

 

Hungarian government jeopardizes natural resources

The Hungarian Parliament accepted a bill that would endanger natural resources by taking land management rights away from state nature conservation organisations. This act leaves no doubt that the government has the intention to further decrease the level of nature conservation. Decisions in recent years have already put the conservation system in Hungary on a downhill run.

2015-05-13 More »

Reef 2050 plan a good start

WWF-Australia said the final Reef 2050 plan released today includes a number of good initiatives but the $100 million in new funding announced by the federal government falls short of what’s required to halt the Reef’s decline and remove the threat that it is listed ‘World Heritage in danger’.

2015-03-24 More »

 

Record ice low could quicken Arctic thaw

Arctic sea ice shrank to the lowest winter extent ever recorded, according to data released today by the US-based National Snow and Ice Data Center. The record-low ice level follows earlier news that 2014 was the warmest year since record keeping began.

2015-03-20 More »

WWF on palm oil

WWF welcomes the announcement that the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has taken action against members that are not fulfilling basic membership obligations intended to contribute to a more transparent, environmentally sustainable and socially responsible palm oil industry.

2015-03-06 More »

 

Shale gas in South Africa

“Unconventional gas” is being heralded by various commentators as a game-changer in global energy supply. The term refers to natural gas that is not readily available for extraction, requiring modification of the geological formations in which it is embedded, most commonly by hydraulic fracturing - high-volume, slick water hydraulic fracturing (HVSWHF, or “fracking”).

2015-02-16 More »

Save the Great Barrier Reef

If unchecked, reckless industrialization alongside the Great Barrier Reef could cause severe damage to one of Earth’s most important environmental systems, according to a new report commissioned by WWF.

2015-02-11 More »

 

 

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