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Our Unique Freshwater Treasures at Risk

Peter Bosshard | Posted 11.01.2016 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Loss of land-based, marine and freshwater populations (WWF) In the world's largest dam removal, the Elwha and the Glines Canyon dams on the Elwha Riv...

Unfinished Business: President Obama's Climate Legacy

Lou Leonard | Posted 09.26.2016 | Green
Lou Leonard

It's not fair. You could argue that we shouldn't even be having this conversation. It really isn't close. But with less than two months left in his ...

In A Changing Climate, We Need Nature To Save Us From Ourselves

Shaun Martin | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Shaun Martin

If you lived in Honolulu and suddenly relocated to Minneapolis, it's fair to say you would need to make a few lifestyle adjustments. You would have to...

The Customer Isn't Always Right: How Consumers Drive Wildlife Crime

Jan Vertefeuille | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Jan Vertefeuille

Consumers around the globe are helping fuel a booming illegal wildlife trade that's estimated to be valued at as much as $10 billion per year. In rece...

The Crossroads of Conservation in Latin America

Roberto Troya | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Roberto Troya

Saying Latin America and conservation together evokes abundance of wealth and beauty. But all that magnificence also comes with a unique set of risks,...

As Climate Changes Us, We Change Wildlife

Nikhil Advani | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Nikhil Advani

It's easier and easier to understand the impacts a changing climate has on our daily lives: higher temperatures can affect everything from the food we eat, to the bills we pay for air conditioning in the summer and heat in the winter.

Feeding The People, Saving The Planet

Jason Clay | Posted 09.07.2016 | Green
Jason Clay

If we want to save species, stop deforestation, and preserve nature for the good of biodiversity and humans, there's one thing we've got to get right above all else: where and how we produce food.

Disasters And Biodiversity: Integrating The Environment Into Recovery And Reconstruction For A Resilient Tomorrow

Anita Van Breda | Posted 09.06.2016 | Green
Anita Van Breda

As the number and scale of natural disasters around the globe increase, the connection between World Wildlife Fund's environmental work, disasters and humanitarian action has never been more urgent.

With Our Planet At The Crossroads, The Future Of Conservation Depends On Science

Rebecca Shaw | Posted 09.07.2016 | Green
Rebecca Shaw

This week, conservation takes center stage as 6,000 global experts dive deep into the issues that will define the physical future of our planet. And with the all the far-reaching impacts of these decisions affecting the long-term sustainability of our planet, it's a gathering that cannot come soon enough.

In Myanmar, Nature Can Help Communities Face Climate Challenges

Ryan Bartlett | Posted 09.03.2016 | Green
Ryan Bartlett

Building resilience to increasing extremes and many more unavoidable effects of warming is imperative. It is especially important in developing countries like Myanmar, where millions of subsistence farmers with limited access to services and poor infrastructure are disproportionately vulnerable.

Grades Matter: Changing The Way We See Healthy Rivers

Karin Krchnak | Posted 09.02.2016 | Green
Karin Krchnak

In most of the world, the impacts of actions that increase growth and development and the role of climate change on river basins are rarely measured and little understood by key stakeholders, from the general public to government decision-makers.

Nature: Our Most Important "Bank Account"

Tom Dillon | Posted 09.02.2016 | Green
Tom Dillon

Unbroken tracts of forests connect soaring tropical glaciers in the center of the island to beautiful beaches ringing its coastline. Birds of Paradise...

Hero Fisherman Gives Plastic-Trapped Turtle A Second Shot At Life

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.17.2016 | Good News

A hero fisherman went the extra mile after finding an olive ridley sea turtle trapped inside a plastic bag in the Arabian Sea. Amir Rahim was on board...

Bringing Venture Capitalism to Sustainable Development

John Friedman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
John Friedman

Can market forces shift the model from premiums for (sustainable goods) to lowering upfront costs? It's no secret that people are generous. They ...

An Open Letter To Captain Paul Watson on the Misguided Ire at the WWF, Greenpeace International and the Inuit

Sebastian Copeland | Posted 05.18.2016 | Green
Sebastian Copeland

Climate change, and not hunting, is the real threat to the polar bear populations. And that is what the WWF and Greenpeace International are advocating while respecting the rights of the indigenous communities of the high North.

For The First Time In A Century, Wild Tiger Numbers Are On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home

For wild tigers, the numbers have not been kind. In 1900, an estimated 100,000 tigers roamed free on our planet. Yet within a hundred years, that numb...

Almost Half Of World Heritage Sites Are Threatened, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.06.2016 | Green

Nearly half of the planet's world heritage sites are threatened by development, despite international protections, according to a report released Wedn...

The Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival: From Janis Joplin and Bjork to Refugees from Syria

Karin Badt | Posted 07.06.2016 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I have not missed the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival once in the last nine years.

Near-Extinct Rhino Spotted In Indonesian Borneo For The First Time In 40 Years

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.24.2016 | Home

In the uphill battle to save the critically endangered Sumatran rhino, good news is hard to come by. Last year, the species was declared extinct in th...

World Wildlife Day 2016: Why Wildlife Needs You

Paul Rosolie | Posted 03.04.2017 | Green
Paul Rosolie

On this World Wildlife Day, let's remember it is not all about us. From the birds in your backyard, to the mother elephant and her family that stopped me on the road, I can tell you that if wild animals could speak for themselves, they would remind you that their fate is in your hands.

Environmental Activism as if We Wanted to Win: It's Time to Stop Acting, and Start Doing What Matters

Bill Shireman | Posted 03.01.2017 | Green
Bill Shireman

On climate, however, our methods are often outdated and ineffective. Perhaps because we care so passionately, we seem to lack the strategic precision we need to win. We're making mistakes on the very issue that matters most.

Snow Leopards May Soon Vanish, Thanks In Part To Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.22.2015 | Science

Climate change is unforgiving when it comes to the world's most enigmatic species. Penguins have been forced to climb cliffs to breed as sea ice melts...

Tons Of Bizzare New Species Found In The Himalayas

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 10.11.2015 | Science

A blue-eyed frog. A snake with jewel-like skin. A cute little monkey that just can't seem to stop sneezing. What sound like fantasy creatures are actu...

Should Crimes Against the Environment & Animals Deserve International Prosecution?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Should crimes against the environment and animals be addressed by an international criminal code and prosecuted by an international tribunal, particularly if national courts are unwilling, unable or deemed inadequate?

Crucial Marine Populations Cut In Half Since The 1970s: Report

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.16.2015 | Science

A disturbing new report published by the World Wildlife Fund found that the world marine vertebrate population declined by 49 percent between 1970 and...