Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation supports effort to protect one of the last viable habitats for endangered elephants, tigers and orangutans
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - One of the last places on Earth where Sumatran elephants, tigers and orangutans coexist in the wild has received long-term protection. The Indonesian Ministry of Forestry approved a conservation concession – a lease of the land – covering 100,000 acres of rain forest in Sumatra, Indonesia.
An access road in a peatland forest on Indonesia’s Sumatra island. As Southeast Asia’s largest economy grows, swathes of biodiverse forests across the archipelago have been cleared to make way for paper and palm oil plantations, placing animals such as orangutans and Sumatran tigers in danger of extinction.
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A bat with nightmarish fangs, a stealthy wolf snake, a ‘dementor’ wasp and the world’s second longest insect are among the 139 new species discovered by scientists in Southeast Asia’s Greater Mekong region in 2014
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A bat with nightmarish fangs, a stealthy wolf snake, a ‘dementor’ wasp and the world’s second longest insect are among the 139 new species discovered by scientists in Southeast Asia’s Greater Mekong region in 2014. Many are already at risk, according to a new report by WWF.
New WWF analysis makes the economic case for immediate conservation action
Washington, DC, April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The ocean’s wealth rivals those of the world’s leading economies, but its resources are rapidly eroding, according to a new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report. The analysis, Reviving theOcean Economy: The Case for Action, conservatively estimates the value of key ocean assets to be at least $24 trillion. If compared to the world’s top 10 economies, the ocean would rank as the seventh largest, with an annual value of goods and services of $2.5 trillion.
WASHINGTON, DC, March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 p.m. local time, individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world will switch off their lights for one hour to focus attention on climate change. Since originating in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour, a global event organized by World Wildlife Fund, has grown into the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.