At least 57 Amur leopards now exist in Russia’s Land of the Leopard National Park, up from just 30 cats counted in 2007, according to new census data announced last week.
Vladivostok, Russia, February 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – At least 57 Amur leopards now exist in Russia’s Land of the Leopard National Park, up from just 30 cats counted in 2007, according to new census data announced last week. An additional 8 to 12 leopards were counted in adjacent areas of China, meaning the number of Amur leopards, a rare subspecies considered the world’s rarest wild cat, has more than doubled over the past seven years.
WWF camera trap captures first footage of wild tigers inside China
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Footage of a tiger and her playful cubs caught by a WWF camera trap is the first video evidence of wild Amur tigers in China. The footage was captured almost 20 miles from the Russian border late last year. In the past, tiger footprints were the only indicators of Amur tigers in China.
Leto and WWF join forces to tackle the planet’s most urgent, pressing issues
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - WWF today announced Academy Award-winning actor, musician and director Jared Leto as a WWF Global Ambassador, focusing on the most urgent, pressing issues facing our planet. To start, Mr. Leto will bring attention to wildlife crime – a pivotal issue for WWF and the U.S. government.
DALLAS, October 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Forest Stewardship Council recognized Kimberly-Clark Corporation for leadership in corporate commitment to create change in the marketplace in an awards ceremony at Greenbuild 2014. Since 2009, Kimberly-Clark has increased the use of FSC-certified fiber in global tissue products by 111 percent.
Fiji's all important sugar industry is struggling. With the EU opening its markets in 2017, the Pacific nation stands little chance in the world market. Making the sugar sector more sustainable could be the solution.
A morning cup of coffee with sugar – that's the way many people start their day. But few spare a thought for the journey the tiny sugar crystals have made before they end up in their coffee cups. There's a good chance they're from the Pacific nation of Fiji.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Lasers, shark repellent, escape windows, air cannons—these are not the makings of an action movie but the winning ideas from World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) International Smart Gear Competition. These are the latest innovations in an effort to address the global problem of fisheries bycatch—the unintentional catch of fish and other animals in fishing gear.
As the year winds down, World Wildlife Fund and our dedicated supporters have cause to celebrate many positive impacts made for wildlife and people over the past 12 months.
WWF's work has evolved from saving species and landscapes to addressing the larger global threats and forces that impact them. We’ve made significant progress on and achieved ambitious goals in six key areas: forests, oceans, freshwater, wildlife, food and climate.
Ken Powell Addresses The Nature Conservancy Global Water Summit; Announces New Water Policy and Signing of CEO Water Mandate
MINNEAPOLIS, November 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Last evening, at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Global Water Summit, General Mills chairman and CEO Ken Powell addressed attendees on the company’s efforts to conserve and protect global water resources critical to the business.
The people of Cisco in the United States and Canada can now buy or lease solar power for their homes at a discount, thanks to an initiative between the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Geostellar, an online marketer of solar systems.
WASHINGTON, DC, October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Crab stocks in the Russian Far East are at risk of collapse due to overharvest from rampant illegal fishing, a new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report shows. An analysis of more than 10 years of trade and customs data reveals major discrepancies between the reported amount of crab caught in Russian waters and the amount imported into receiving countries, including the US. The study shows that during that period, between two to four times the legal harvest limit has entered the global marketplace.