One grand prize winner will receive an exclusive, custom seven-day safari for two in Kenya provided by Natural Habitat Adventures
November 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced today a sweepstakes for a seven-day/six-night safari to the famed Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. This experience is custom-designed by Natural Habitat Adventures for the sweepstakes and not available anywhere else.
The sweepstakes aims to raise awareness for the efforts of WWF and on-the-ground partners in Kenya, who have worked together for years to protect elephants, rhinos and other wildlife by fighting illegal wildlife trade, minimizing human-wildlife conflict, and protecting critical habitat.
WASHINGTON, September 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced today that more than one million Americans signed the organization's public comment petition in support of a new proposed rule from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to prevent illegal African elephant ivory from being imported and sold in the United States.
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.
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.
PARIS, May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Michelin today announces the creation of a joint-venture in Indonesia with Barito Pacific Group (BPG) for producing natural, eco-friendly rubber. According to the terms of the agreement, this new joint-venture will be owned 53% by BPG and 47% by Michelin, with Michelin's contribution to the joint-venture amounting to US $55 million.
With UPS support, WWF helps locally-led organizations with reforestation efforts
by Niloofar Ganjian,
WWF works to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth. Recognizing that the problems facing our planet are increasingly more complex and urgent, we have refined the way we work with an ambitious new strategy that organizes our efforts around six key areas: forests, oceans, freshwater, wildlife, food and climate.
Today, the United States joins a growing group of countries proposing national contributions to a global climate pact to reduce carbon pollution. Ahead of negotiations in Paris this December, nearly every nation on Earth will be on this list, marking a major turning point on climate cooperation.