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WWF is saving black rhinos by moving them

WWF’s Black Rhino Range Expansion Project (BRREP) has been working with passion, commitment, and determination for a brighter future for the critically endangered black rhino for more than a decade. BRREP works to grow black rhino numbers by creating new populations and provides equipment and training to rangers to monitor, manage, and protect rhinos.

  • Fire-tailed titi monkey and pink river dolphin among 381 new species discovered in the Amazon

    The report, New Species of Vertebrates and Plants in the Amazon 2014-2015, details 381 new species that were discovered over 24 months, including 216 plants, 93 fish, 32 amphibians, 20 mammals, 19 reptiles and one bird.

    Pink river dolphin and calf.
  • The right to roam: elephant encounters at a wildlife corridor

    August 24, 2017

    Wildlife roam large areas and do not recognize human-imposed boundaries. They need help doing things like crossing busy roads. This incredible elephant encounter emphasized how important movement corridors are for wildlife. 

    elephants in Kaziranga
  • What is a walrus haulout and what does it mean for the planet?

    August 18, 2017

    As thousands of walrus come ashore, they congregate in large groups known as “haulouts.” These mass gatherings are dangerous and even deadly for the animals. 

    Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)
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  • Supporters help WWF launch emergency plan to stop Myanmar’s elephant poaching crisis

    August 10, 2017

    Amid a dire poaching crisis, wild Asian elephants in Myanmar received swift and essential aid from thousands of WWF supporters committed to protecting this iconic species. More than 3,000 people donated $263,211 in less than four weeks to fund an emergency action plan to train rangers and get boots on the ground to fight wildlife crime.

    Tusked elephant
  • Why is Bristol Bay important for salmon? And seven other Bristol Bay facts

    August 09, 2017

    Alaska’s Bristol Bay is a sprawling watershed of winding streams and rivers, vast wetlands and tundra, forests of alder and spruce, and home to a variety of fish, birds and terrestrial animals. Learn more about this incredible place that WWF is working hard to save.

    Aerial view of Bristol Bay watershed
  • Turning dirty dyes green

    August 01, 2017

    In 2014, Weile became the first textile company in the world to adhere to the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard, an international standard co-founded by WWF to promote the use of fresh water in a way that is socially equitable, environmentally sustainable, and economically beneficial.

    Brothers Song Lingyong and Song Lingyan, who run the Changzhou Weile Dyeing Company
  • WWF helps a mountain community protect forests and adapt to climate change

    July 31, 2017

    WWF recently concluded a project that worked closely with local communities to reduce land degradation, forest loss, and climate change vulnerability in the Himalayas in Nepal. Empowered by the Global Environment Facility, WWF worked directly with the government of Nepal to design and implement the project.

    A forest in Nepal.
  • Amazing image of wild tiger in Bhutan

    July 28, 2017

    Filmmaker and photojournalist Emmanuel Rondeau spent four weeks in the wildlife corridors of Bhutan with a camera trap poised to capture the elusive tiger. After weeks of waiting, a tiger appeared on the final day of the expedition. The result? The first high-resolution camera trap image of a wild tiger in Bhutan captured above 11,000 feet.

    A tiger walking in Bhutan.
  • Sustainable tea's fragrant harvest

    In 2013, Jinjing began working with WWF and The Coca-Cola Company to convert 100% of its productions to sustainable practices, including building water-collecting and irrigation systems and constructing wetlands. 

    Harvesting tea leaves
  • The Yangtze River's last surviving mammal

    Little known even to people who live in China’s Yangtze River Basin, a shy mammal with a secret smile has been pulsing through the waters of Asia’s longest river for some 100,000 years.

    Yangtze finless porpoise
  • A new plan to save Belize's livelihood-giving reef and coasts

    July 27, 2017

    The coastal nation of Belize is at a crossroads. In 2009, the reef system was added to UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger. It remains on the list today because of mangrove deforestation, unsustainable coastal development and offshore oil exploration. The good news is a coastal zone management plan can safeguard Belize’s natural assets and produce a win-win opportunity for the people and environment.

    Fish in the ocean in Belize.
  • Meet Singye Wangmo, tiger protector

    July 27, 2017

    Singye Wangmo exudes a natural passion for wildlife. One of the few female forestry officers working on the ground in Bhutan, she spends her days protecting the tigers of Royal Manas National Park from poachers.

    Singye Wangmo checking a tiger pug mark.
  • Saving the Père David's Deer

    This Chinese deer went extinct in the wild, only to be saved on a British duke’s estate. Now, Père David’s deer is back home in China and adding a new chapter to its illustrious story.

    Pere David's Deer with grass in antlers
  • Rivers around the world

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2017
    Each river is unique. What makes a river special depends entirely on its influences: its people, landscape and purpose. Learn more about three inspiring rivers and the breadth of life they support
    Mekong River
  • Bringing back the Iberian lynx

    The Iberian lynx is the world's most endangered cat. In 2002, there were fewer than 100 left in the wild. WWF and its partners are working to restore the Iberian lynx to areas where it used to live. And where it could still flourish today - with a little help.

    Two young Iberian Lynx.
  • Rebirth along China's Yangtze River

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2017
    Without direct intervention, the Yangtze finless porpoise may face extinction. But that reckoning is up against an even more powerful force: unyielding economic development.
    A ferry captain looks for signs of the Yangtze finless porpoise on the Tian-E-Zhou oxbow lake near Yueyang, China
  • President's Letter: Seeking refuge from the storm

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2017
    At WWF, we're committed to ensuring that the nations of the world uphold their commitments under the Paris Agreement, despite the White House announcement that the US would exit the agreement.
    aerial view of the Amazon River
  • America’s Arctic could soon open up to a new wave of risky offshore oil and gas drilling

    July 20, 2017

    Every five years, the US determines where oil and gas companies can purchase leases for offshore drilling. The most recent plan excluded the Arctic, but the Trump administration wants to change that.

    Arctic ocean
  • Source to Sink: What makes a free-flowing river?

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2017
    A free-flowing river runs from its source to its outlet or “sink”—another river, a lake, or the sea—with few obstacles or alterations to how and where it flows. Here's how researchers spot one.
    River and dam illustration
  • A nature guide illuminates one of the world's greatest bastions of the wild: Montana

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2017
    Glacier is one of the last pristine wilderness areas left in the lower 48 states. Its rugged peaks, forested valleys, and alpine meadows offer refuge to a diversity of unique flora and fauna.
    Grizzly
  • Using fire to beat back invasive giant cane on the banks of the Rio Grande

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2017
    Each year, WWF leads a team of park rangers and conservationists to set controlled fires along remote stretches of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo River.
    Fires along river
  • Editors Note: Because water is life

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2017
    Fall 2017 Magazine Cover
  • What is a wetland? And eight other wetland facts

    July 18, 2017

    Wetlands are often undervalued. Between 300 million and 400 million people live close to—and depend on—wetlands. Learn more about these important habitats WWF is working to conserve. 

    De Hoop wetland