Tag Archives: World Wide Fund for Nature

30 Recent Wildlife Success Stories

The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia

Thanks to conservation efforts from organizations like WWF and the David Suzuki Foundation, there were a number of recent wildlife success stories. The combined efforts of governments, organizations and individuals have succeeded in protecting the habitats of a number of species. One of the more comprehensive wildlife protection efforts is taking place in the UK, where advocates are trying to pass what is known …

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Green Investing Guidance

Kenneth Flats Offshore wind farm is an example of investment dollars used to build a sustainable green economy

Responsible investing is a critically important way of driving social change and advancing environmental sustainability. Investing in environmentally and socially conscious businesses provide jobs and help the green economy to grow. A judicious allocation of financial resources is essential in the face of environmental degradation, widespread scarcity, population expansion, accelerating consumption, climate change and unprecedented price volatility. Investors have succeeded in pushing many companies to …

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Findings and Solutions in the Living Planet Report 2012

The WWF’s Living Planet Report (LPR) is the world’s leading science-based analysis on the health of the Earth and the impact of human activity. The ninth biennial publication released in May, reviews the cumulative pressures humans are putting on the planet and the consequent decline in the health of the forests, rivers and oceans. Its key finding is that humanity’s demands are exceeding the planet’s capacity to sustain …

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Enviro News Wrap: Nano over Copper; Greenpeace Turns 40; More Americans Believe Global Warming is Real, and more

The Latest Environmental News Headlines

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Nanotechnology is replacing copper wires with carbon tubes for electrical cables. Science pays off once again! After pledging to be the “Greenest Government Ever” independent analysis shows the UK will not achieve carbon emission reductions that it set for itself. Of course there is still time for politicians to save …

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