World Wildlife Fund

Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Occurs in Nearly 30 Percent of World’s Most Protected Areas

Press Release

GLAND, Switzerland, April 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A new WWF report published today urges for additional and immediate measures to halt the worrying trend in illegal trafficking for international trade of CITES-listed species in the world’s most ecologically important places, including World Heritage Sites.   

2017 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance Summit to Gather Corporate Renewable Energy Leaders at VERGE 17

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OAKLAND/WASHINGTON, April 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The 2017 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit will gather corporate buyers, service providers, developers, financiers, utilities and non-profit organizations in Santa Clara, CA, September 17-19, 2017, ahead of GreenBiz Group’s VERGE 17 conference and expo, to identify opportunities to accelerate corporate procurement of renewable energy.

World Wildlife Fund: Taking Action for Our Planet

by Michele Kuruc, Vice President of Oceans Policy for the World Wildlife Fund-US

Though some people may not realize it, healthy oceans are critical to a healthy planet. Yet we know our oceans are struggling. Overfishing and illegal fishing are both major culprits in aggravating the oceans’ distress. Eighty-five percent of the Earth’s fisheries are fished to capacity or overfished. And often, other species are caught with the fish, threatening the survival of dolphins, whales, seabirds, sharks, and turtles, among others.

Bright Lights In Big Cities Go Dark For World’s Earth Hour


Originally published on CBS Los Angeles

The world was turning off the lights and turning up the awareness Saturday night.

Staples Center, along with the nearby convention center and other L.A. spots like the Santa Monica ferris wheel went dark joining the worldwide movement called Earth Hour.

68 AEG Venues in Seven Countries Set to Participate in World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour

AEG’s Participating Stadiums, Arenas, Theatres, Clubs, Convention Centers, and Teams Will “Go Dark” for One Hour to Support Climate Change
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – On Saturday, March 25, 68 AEG stadiums, arenas, theatres, clubs, convention centers and teams in 36 cities, seven countries and four continents will “go dark” in support of World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour, a worldwide grassroots movement to unite people in protecting the planet. From 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

This Earth Hour, Turn Off and Tune in to Support Climate Change Action

Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC, March 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks will go dark on March 25 at 8:30pm local time to celebrate Earth Hour 2017, the world’s largest movement in support of action on climate change.

These will include the Empire State Building, the Space Needle and much of the Las Vegas strip, providing a powerful visual backdrop in support of Earth Hour.

Demand vs. Desire: New Guide Reframes Ivory Consumption Challenge

Press Release

WASHINGTON, Jaunary 27, 2017 /3BL Media/  – A first-of-its-kind guide released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) today suggests tackling the ivory trade requires a deeper understanding of consumers' underlying desires.

Anti-Poaching Technology in Africa Leads to Dozens of Arrests

Press Release

November 21, 2016 /3BL Media/  - World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) new anti-poaching technology, a combination of thermal imaging cameras and human detection software, is resulting in poacher arrests in eastern Africa. Nine months after the tech’s installation, more than two dozen poachers have been arrested in the Maasai Mara and two poachers have been apprehended at another undisclosed national park in Kenya.

This is one of the first times this technology is being used outside of the military and law-enforcement to protect wildlife.

America’s Great Plains Lost More Habitat in 2014 than the Brazilian Amazon: WWF Report

Press Release

November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In 2014 the Great Plains lost more acres of grasslands than the Brazilian Amazon lost to deforestation, according to a new report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Fifty-three million acres of America’s Great Plains have been lost since 2009, threatening important and iconic species like grasslands songbirds, the monarch butterfly, and native bumble bees.

Elephant Poaching Costs African Economies US $25 Million per Year in Lost Tourism Revenue – Study

New research shows investing in elephant conservation is smart economic policy for many African countries
Press Release

November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The current elephant poaching crisis costs African countries around USD $25 million annually in lost tourism revenue, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Communications.


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