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  • 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
  • Illegal Palm Oil Plantations Threaten Protected Forests

    June 26, 2013

    Indonesia’s Tesso Nilo National Park is one of the last safe havens for critically endangered Sumatran elephants and Sumatran tigers. But many of these forests have been cleared to develop palm oil plantations and meet worldwide demand for pulp and paper. 

    truck carrying away palm oil plant in tesso nilo forest
  • Orphaned Rhino Calf Flourishing in a New Enclosure in India

    June 20, 2013

    A 2-month-old orphaned rhino calf rescued by conservationists in April is thriving in a new enclosure in Manas National Park in India.

    Rhino calf in enclosure
  • The Amazing Race for Hidden Corporate Cash and a Safer Future

    June 19, 2013

    U.S. companies are in a position to start an amazing race for climate profits. This race won’t happen around the confusing streets of an exotic city, but inside the board rooms and under the factory floors of businesses across America. And the prize? Not a million dollars. But right now at least $190 billion with a B. Everyone who competes can win their share. 

    glass office building blue sky and clouds
  • In the Himalayas, People and Nature Take Care of Each Other

    June 19, 2013

    As part of our Eastern Himalayas program, I help find solutions that protect wildlife and also bring benefits to local communities in Nepal, Northeast India, and Bhutan.

    Shubash Lohani
  • Turning Climate Protection into Cash Savings

    June 18, 2013

    A new report by WWF and the Carbon Disclosure Project details the enormous savings corporations can accrue by scaling up climate protection at a rate that is on track with what scientists recommend.

    solar panels
  • The Biodiversity Treasure Trove of Sub-Arctic Submarine Canyons

    June 17, 2013

    Underwater canyons in the Bering Sea are home to a vast array of species. WWF has been acting as an advocating to enact protective measures to conserve the canyons.

    life in bering sea canyon
  • Valuing Nature on Father’s Day

    June 14, 2013

    WWF’s mission is to build a future in which people live in harmony with nature. To achieve our bold vision, we need to reach out and play the chord that resonates in each of us on the nature of inspiration and the inspiration of nature—those nuggets that nature provides and we value.

  • Bringing the Bison Home

    June 13, 2013

    The Oglala Sioux Tribe works with the National Park Service to plan the first tribal national park within the Park System.

    ROD signing
  • Helping the World's Smallest Porpoise

    June 12, 2013

    On June 6, the Mexican government announced they would begin phasing out drift gillnets and substituting with more selective and vaquita-friendly fishing gear.

    Fins
  • A Passion for Sea Turtles

    June 11, 2013

    Tagging allows us to learn turtle movements and routes from feeding grounds to other areas in the ocean. If we know what areas are important for turtles, then we know what areas to focus on for conservation.

    Hawksbill turtle
  • Growing Up in Awe of the Great Outdoors

    June 06, 2013

    As I think about this, I wonder, what if everyone had the opportunity to see miles and miles of forested land, to see and hear the screeching calls of a birds and the odd but beautiful animals in their wild home.

    Tania
  • Saving the Grasslands of the Northern Great Plains

    June 05, 2013

    In the Northern Great Plains, land is a hot commodity. The widespread conversion of prairie to cropland has profound effects on the natural environment and human communities of the region.

    Grasslands NGP
  • In Borneo's Forests, Impacts and Opportunities

    June 03, 2013

    WWF is working to reduce deforestation in Borneo through promoting Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of wood and paper products.

    Borneo orangutan
  • A Visionary Ranch Helps Conserve Nebraska's Grasslands

    May 30, 2013

    The owners of Switzer Ranch realize the immense importance of acting to conserve the Sandhills in Nebraska and their native life.

    carriage in NGP
  • Embarking on a Career in Conservation

    May 28, 2013

    I didn’t expect to embark on a career in conservation. The idea once made me picture wading in marshes clad with binoculars and a birding vest. Now, the past five months working for WWF in Laos has changed all that.

    Fishing in Laos
  • Protecting a Turtle Paradise in Indonesia

    May 21, 2013

    The biggest threat to the turtles in Indonesia has been the decades of egg poaching by locals, who can turn a high profit from illegal trade across the border with Malaysia.

    Turtle release in borneo