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  • Understanding the Plight of the Sumatran Rhino

    October 10, 2013

    With possibly as few as 100 animals left in a handful of small, isolated populations, the Sumatran rhino is arguably one of —if not the most— threatened large mammal in the world. 

    Sumatran Rhino
  • WWF develops a solar-powered boat for the Galápagos

    October 10, 2013

    Using an existing boat—which the Park had confiscated from an illegal fishing operation—WWF and the Galápagos National Park worked to transform it into an alternative energy vessel.

    solar boat
  • Saving Reefs and the Life They Protect

    October 07, 2013

    Saying that Nuatali Veniiy is passionate about marine conservation is a vast understatement. She’s a true believer in the importance of the reefs and the life they support.

    Ghizo Nuatali at the beach
  • In Tanzania, an Orphan Gets an Education Thanks to Wildlife

    October 01, 2013

    Mbaranga’ndu is one of Tanzania’s WMAs created under an official land-use designation that allows local residents to benefit from governing an area’s natural resources sustainably.

    Juma profile
  • A Ranger Determined to Save Sumatra's Tigers

    October 01, 2013

    Abeng, coordinator of WWF’s Tiger Protection Units in Indonesia, has lived on the island of Sumatra his whole life. He leads our efforts to protect last wild tigers in Tesso Nilo-Bukit TigapuluhBukit Tigapuluh, or “30 Hills.”

    Abeng profile
  • Changing the Trajectory

    September 26, 2013

    On Sept. 26, thousands of miles from the nearest herd of wild elephants in the jungle of New York City, several unprecedented commitments were made to change the trajectory at two high-level events.

    African elephants
  • Devastating Storms Hit Mexico

    September 23, 2013

    Tropical Storm Manuel and Hurricane Ingrid made landfall in the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of Mexico last week, affecting over 1 million people throughout the country with rain, flooding, high winds and landslides.

    hurricane manuel above
  • Pushed Toward Extinction

    September 20, 2013

    World Rhino Day on Sept. 22 holds a renewed sense of urgency this year as poaching and habitat loss pushes rhinos closer to the edge of extinction in Africa and Asia.

    Rhinos in field
  • Thousands of Walruses Forced Ashore as Arctic Sea Ice Declines

    September 18, 2013

    As Arctic sea ice has declined to the sixth-lowest extent on record this month, a growing number of walruses are being forced to haul out on land.

    group of walruses
  • Breaking the Cycle

    September 17, 2013

    The amount of ice covering the Arctic Ocean’s surface has reached its lowest point this year. Why is the ice melting so quickly? Black carbon is partly to blame.

    polar bear Svalbard Arctic
  • Protecting Elephant, Tiger and Orangutan Habitat in Sumatra

    September 12, 2013

    Every minute on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, five football fields of rain forest are cleared for timber and replaced with pulpwood, rubber and palm oil plantations.

    orangutan with baby
  • WWF Joins New Conservation Collaboration Led By Prince William

    September 12, 2013

    WWF is pleased to be part of a new high-powered collaboration to address some of the greatest conservation issues facing our planet.

    prince william
  • An Eye-Opening Visit to Shenandoah Valley

    September 12, 2013

    This summer, my visit to Shenandoah Valley was just as rewarding as the first time I went. I kind of look at this spot as one of the last remnants of the Garden of Eden.

    Calvin Jackson
  • Creating a Ripple Effect

    September 12, 2013

    Can young people change the world? Madison Higbee and siblings Tyler, Wesley, and Nathan Newman of Canton, Georgia think so.

    higbee newman youth
  • WWF's Matt Lewis on Patrol With Wildlife Rangers in Cameroon

    September 10, 2013

    Being on patrol with rangers is an intense experience. The high risk that rangers take on patrol creates a cocktail of anxiety, terror and a sort of exhilaration.

    matt lewis naroibi
  • China Customs Authority's Wildlife Detector Dog Team is Ready for Action

    September 10, 2013

    Three fully trained Labrador retrievers are set to sniff out illegal wildlife parts and products in China's Yunnan Province.

  • WWF President and CEO Appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking

    September 09, 2013

    WWF President and CEO Carter Roberts was appointed by President Obama to the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking.

    Carter testifies before Senate
  • Expedition to the Arctic

    September 05, 2013

    We know very little about the wildlife and habitat of the Siberian coast, and so WWF teamed up with Canon on a research expedition to learn more.

    walrus in laptev
  • Helping Communities Rebuild After Disaster

    September 03, 2013

    As communities emerge from natural disasters, they inevitably seek ways to become stronger and more resilient. And environmental issues are an integral part of that recovery.

    woman in field
  • Five Ways You Can Help Protect the Amazon

    August 27, 2013

    It is humbling to think how little attention we give to the Amazon, despite its importance to the stability of the Earth's climate and the incredible array of life that resides there.

    children in canoe in Amazon
  • Despite Danger, Cameroonian Ranger Asseme Still Dedicated to Her Calling

    August 21, 2013

    Cameroonian Ranger Sidonie Asseme uses informants to track poachers and works with local law enforcement to apprehend them.

    ranger sidonie asseme
  • Spawning a sustainable industry for farm-raised salmon

    August 15, 2013

    For WWF, this commitment is the culmination of almost a decade of work with hundreds of people, from producers and supply chain representatives, to seafood buyers, feed companies, NGOs, government officials and independent researchers to tip the industry into becoming more sustainable.

    Salmon Farm
  • White House Goes Solar

    August 15, 2013

    The president is just the latest U.S. resident to take advantage of the substantial cost-savings that solar energy can provide for millions of American homeowners.

    white house and lawn - photo by Daniel Schwen
  • Celebrating a Marine Wonderland in the Philippines

    August 13, 2013

    This August, the Tubbataha Reefs of the Philippines celebrates 25 years as a marine protected area. The area is vast, covering more than 38,400 acres, and far from land.

    fish in tubbataha reef

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