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  • Five Ways You Can Help Protect the Amazon

    August 27, 2013

    It is humbling to think how little attention we give to the Amazon, despite its importance to the stability of the Earth's climate and the incredible array of life that resides there.

    children in canoe in Amazon
  • Despite Danger, Cameroonian Ranger Asseme Still Dedicated to Her Calling

    August 21, 2013

    Cameroonian Ranger Sidonie Asseme uses informants to track poachers and works with local law enforcement to apprehend them.

    ranger sidonie asseme
  • Spawning a sustainable industry for farm-raised salmon

    August 15, 2013

    For WWF, this commitment is the culmination of almost a decade of work with hundreds of people, from producers and supply chain representatives, to seafood buyers, feed companies, NGOs, government officials and independent researchers to tip the industry into becoming more sustainable.

    Salmon Farm
  • White House Goes Solar

    August 15, 2013

    The president is just the latest U.S. resident to take advantage of the substantial cost-savings that solar energy can provide for millions of American homeowners.

    white house and lawn - photo by Daniel Schwen
  • Celebrating a Marine Wonderland in the Philippines

    August 13, 2013

    This August, the Tubbataha Reefs of the Philippines celebrates 25 years as a marine protected area. The area is vast, covering more than 38,400 acres, and far from land.

    fish in tubbataha reef
  • Elephant Ivory Disguised as Chocolate

    August 09, 2013

    Custom officials in Macao, China grew suspicious when they saw 15 boxes of unusually heavy chocolate in a set of luggage. After soaking in warm water, the chocolate melted away to reveal 583 elephant tusks.

  • More than 1,100 Elephant Tusks Uncovered in Major Wildlife Crime Bust

    August 08, 2013

    Two tons of body parts from endangered speciess—including 1,120 ivory tusks, 13 rhino horns and five leopard skins—were uncovered by Hong Kong customs officials.

    elephant ivory seized by customs officials
  • Celebrating Salmon in Alaska's Bristol Bay

    August 08, 2013

    Salmonstock 2013 is an annual music festival held in Ninilchik, Alaska, in celebration of wild salmon and the humans who rely on them.

    aerial art at salmonstock
  • Nepali Ranger Strives for Another Year of Zero Poaching

    August 07, 2013

    Since the beginning of his career, Maharjan has always worked to stop wildlife crime. Today, he organizes anti-poaching surveillance missions using intelligence gathered from a wide network of local informants.

    ranger with rhino calves
  • Help Save Virunga

    August 01, 2013

    Virunga is home is Africa's oldest national park and the greatest variety of wildlife on the continent. But there’s a real chance it could become its newest oil field. Some places are just too precious to be exploited in this way. Please help us and take action now.

  • Back a Ranger

    July 31, 2013

    They serve under various titles—rangers, forest guards, eco guard and field enforcement officers—but these men and women on the frontlines of conservation are perhaps the most important protectors of the world’s natural and cultural treasures.

    Anti-poaching patrol at the WWF-Gabon office
  • A Win for Tigers in Nepal

    July 29, 2013

    Nepal’s government announced its tiger population in had increased to 63 percent since the last survey in 2009—putting the number of tigers at an estimated 198 with a range between 163-235.

    Adult tiger camera trap
  • Pope Francis Calls for Amazon Conservation

    July 28, 2013

    During World Youth Day, a plea for protection of Amazon region and its people.

  • WWF and Faith Leaders Urge Protection for Endangered Amazon

    July 25, 2013

    WWF calls on youth faith and social leaders from Brazil and around the world to protect the endangered Amazon region.

    Amazon
  • WWF Urges Senate Subcommittee to Prioritize Natural Capital in Asia

    July 25, 2013

    Carter Roberts, President and CEO of WWF-US, testified before the Senate Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, encouraging the United States government to prioritize the environment in its rebalance to Asia.

    Carter testifies before Senate
  • WWF's Flowing Forward Helps People Prepare for Climate Change

    July 23, 2013

    WWF’s Flowing Forward approach helps communities view ecosystems through the lens of climate change.

    boats in Nepal
  • Two Indus River Dolphin Calves Rescued in Eastern Pakistan

    July 16, 2013

    Two stray Indus River dolphin calves trapped in a canal in eastern Pakistan were rescued by a joint team of WWF and the Sindh Wildlife Department and released safely nearly 50 miles downstream.

    Indus River Dolphin swimming
  • Protecting the Amazon Through Partnership and Action

    July 16, 2013

    Together with our supporters, governments, partners and local communities, WWF has achieved critical conservation results across the Amazon region through several bold and large-scale programs.

    Amazon aerial
  • Namibian Communities Take the Lead on Conservation

    July 15, 2013

    Living in Namibia for the last 20 years, I have seen the outlook on the wildlife here go from rather dismal to incredibly hopeful.

    Chris Weaver with camera
  • Obama's Lifeline to Africa's Park Rangers

    July 15, 2013

    There are few jobs more dangerous than those of park rangers protecting wildlife in Africa. President Obama announced major new steps to help stem the illegal wildlife trade.

    Ranger in tall grass
  • Let's Make This The World's Watershed Moment

    July 09, 2013

    Businesses, governments, NGOs and civil society must come together and make tough decisions and investments that will ensure plenty of water for all.

    Muhtar and Carter on boat
  • Seeing Nature Up Close Inspires Work in the Halls of Government

    July 08, 2013

    Working in international wildlife policy at WWF, I don’t get out to the field as much as my colleagues. But last March an incredibly inspiring moment in Baja, Mexico reminded me why I’m here.

    whale tale in baja
  • Amazon for Life: the Art of Thinking Big

    July 03, 2013

    WWF President and CEO Carter Roberts knows the fate of the Amazon could determine the fate of the world.

    Sunset, Amazon. Peru.
  • Obama Pledges Support to Stop Wildlife Crime in Africa

    July 01, 2013

    President Barack Obama pledged to deliver support to African countries reeling under the onslaught of wildlife crime.

    Elephant under a rainbow

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