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Prince William's International Leadership on Animal Conservation

Richard Leakey | Posted 12.19.2014 | Green
Richard Leakey

The fight to save the world's wildlife is about much more than the beauty of the animals or the illegal activity that would destroy them. Our wildlife is essential to preserving the biodiversity of our world and to expanding our understanding and appreciation of human and animal life and evolution.

A Force Awakens

Lou Leonard | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Lou Leonard

Okay so, negotiations over a new global climate pact won't break the internet like the new Star Wars trailer. But maybe they should. We are now one year away from the deadline for a new agreement to slow the growing climate crisis.

Memo to McDonald's: The Climate Deserves a Break Today

Elliott Negin | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

Besides the fact that McDonald's sells a lot of beef, which is by far the worst meat for the climate, it's one of the top 10 largest users of palm oil, the world's most popular vegetable oil -- and a major source of carbon emissions.

Good News For The Monarch Butterfly

AP | By MARK STEVENSON | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Deforestation is down in the Mexican forest that is the winter home of Monarch butterflies, and scientists also hope to see a reb...

This Is The Fashion Meets Wildlife Collaboration You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.09.2014 | Style

When eco-friendly designers like Stella McCartney vow to create animal-friendly clothes made of sustainable materials, we're not sure they had somethi...

Kate Sheppard

Face Of Coal Company's Advocacy Ads Is Actually A Solar Consultant

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

One of the public faces of a major ad campaign aimed at touting coal's benefits for the developing world is actually a solar industry consultant based...

WATCH: This Is How You Track A Zebra Migration

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green

Keeping track of and monitoring wildlife is a critical part of conservation, but do you ever wonder how exactly scientists are able to do this? If ...

Top 5 Reasons Every Conscientious Traveler Should Safari in Namibia

Pam Grout | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Pam Grout

Namibia has Africa's largest game park, the world's oldest desert and the solar systems's largest meteorite -- at least of the ones we've recorded. Here are the top five reasons every conscientious traveler should plan their next safari to Namibia:

IKEA To Roll Out Vegetarian Meatballs

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

A new food item will soon be available at the end of your IKEA shopping gauntlet: veggie meatballs. The Swedish furniture giant will roll out a veg...

How The REDD+ Community Leverages Online Learning To Protect Our Forests And Reduce Carbon Emissions

Breen Byrnes | Posted 06.01.2014 | Impact
Breen Byrnes

Forests have a critical role to play in the fight against global climate change. Forest loss accounts for up to 20 percent of global carbon emissions -- more than all the cars, trucks, trains, planes and ships in the world. By reducing forest loss, we can reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change. It's that simple.

Conventional Wisdom, Coal and China

Lou Leonard | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green
Lou Leonard

If the world's two largest economies (and largest polluters) lead the way, other countries will follow and a path to a safer and cleaner future will open up.

Conserving Nature Is Good Trade Policy

Carter Roberts | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Carter Roberts

We don't have to trade our planet's future to boost trade among nations. A major trade agreement among these countries that includes strong environmental obligations could provide critical new protections for some of our planet's important natural resources.

A Symbolic Reminder of What's Possible

Carter Roberts | Posted 03.11.2014 | Green
Carter Roberts

The eagle's recovery inspires us to dream about the possibilities to do equally important work elsewhere on the planet.

Taking a Stand to Crush Elephant Poaching

Carter Roberts | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carter Roberts

Why the renewed concern, when elephants have been killed for their ivory for centuries? It's both because elephants are very near to being at the end of their rope and because nowadays, poaching is a far cry from being a poor man's means of feeding his family.

WATCH: Can We Stop Elephant Slaughter?

Posted 09.09.2013 | Green

Can elephants be saved from extinction? The latest episode of "Stop Wildlife Crime" from the World Wildlife Fund examines the illegal ivory trade a...

WATCH: Wildlife Crime Is 'Dead Serious'

Posted 09.02.2013 | Green

A new online video series from the World Wildlife Fund explores wildlife crime and the global poaching crisis that's devastating populations of some o...

Obama's Lifeline to Africa's Park Rangers

Carter Roberts | Posted 09.11.2013 | Green
Carter Roberts

It is almost inconceivable that a place as remote, sacred and seemingly well-protected as Dzanga Bai could become a killing ground -- an "elephant mortuary," as sources on the ground described it.

Q&A With Jason Clay: Dialogues on the Environment

Mark Tercek | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

Next in the series is my conversation with Jason Clay, Senior Vice President, Market Transformation for World Wildlife Fund.

The Amazing Race

Lou Leonard | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green
Lou Leonard

As Americans, we love reality TV. We particularly love shows that involve a race against time, creative problem solving and a big cash pay-off or othe...

INFOGRAPHIC: World's Most Dangerous Seas

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

The South China Sea, eastern Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea number among the world's most dangerous seas, according to a new study commissioned by th...

Elephants, Bikes and Gardens: Why I Care About All Three - Especially Today

Emily VanCamp | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green
Emily VanCamp

Today, on this World Environment Day, a day that celebrates all the courageous and positive environmental actions taking place around the world, I stop to reflect on what being an environmentalist means to me.

Dirty Dishes and Climate Change: Taking a Small First Step Toward a Safer Future

Lou Leonard | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green
Lou Leonard

Urge your community to participate and send a small ripple of change out into the world. Then switch off for an hour -- have a candlelit dinner, host a dance party in the dark. Who says change has to be hard?

Embodying a New Era: Models for NGOs in the 21st Century

Tim Lehmann | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Tim Lehmann

Today's era is unique in its trend of disruptive technologies, new tools-driven objectives of single purpose ventures, and emerging social movements. These are the trends to which NGOs need to develop a response.

The Greatest American (Climate) Heroes

Lou Leonard | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Lou Leonard

While you're waiting for the chance to hold our timid Washington leaders accountable, vote for a real climate hero and catch a glimpse of an amazing future just waiting for us to choose it.

Tech Innovators: Let's Turn Traditional Philanthropy On Its Head

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.27.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- Scott Harrison knows his charity has funded nearly 7,000 clean water projects in some of the poorest areas of the world in the past six ...