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Depending on Clean Water: Five Freshwater Animals

WWF understands the importance of clean and healthy freshwater ecosystems for a thriving planet. So who are these animals that live in and around freshwater? 

  • Making the production of rubber better for the planet

    WWF Magazine: Winter 2016
    From tires to toys and boots to rubber bands, rubber is an inescapable part of our everyday life.
    Tire
  • WWF celebrates and supports ranching stewardship programs

    Ranchers are often the first to admit they prefer to shy away from the spotlight. However, when they do participate, there is an opportunity to elevate the conversation about North American sustainable beef production and private lands stewardship while celebrating innovation and leadership with their peers. WWF supports stewardship award recognition programs in all five Northern Great Plains states (MT, ND, SD, WY, NE), where ranchers manage the majority of the NGP’s remaining intact grasslands. 

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  • Protecting the sources of our water for a healthy future

    Water touches our lives every day, and it’s not just what we use for drinking or bathing. We all must share our water sources with other users – and that means we all have a role to play in protecting the sources of our water for today and tomorrow.

     

    Margaret Wanjiru in a field on her farm on Lake Naivasha
  • Urban Agriculture: Fertile Ground for Community Growth

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2014
    Urban agriculture sprouts in the Motor City
    Plant sprouting between urban and rural
  • Infographic: The Solar Revolution

    Our energy choices make a difference. Not just in our homes but for polar bears, snow leopards and every species. Fortunately, solar provides a clean and abundant source of energy. All over the US, people are saving money and the planet by going solar. Learn how with this infographic.

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  • Handle with Care

    WWF Magazine: Spring 2014
    Understanding the hidden environmental costs of cotton
    Cotton T-shirt
  • Pursuing and Achieving Sustainable Solutions for Plastics

    November 19, 2013

    Plant-based plastics, if responsibly produced from renewable resources in an efficient manner can provide more viable solutions over fossil-based resources if these risks are addressed.

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  • 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.

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  • A Hard Look at Sustainability Certifications

    December 14, 2012

    WWF’s Jason Clay examines the impacts of certification and its potential to achieve lasting results for conservation and people

    FSC logo painted on sustainable harvested logs. Uzachi forest, Oaxaca, Mexico