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WWF: Global system to curb aircraft emissions could easily take flight

  A global system to regulate runaway greenhouse gas emissions from aviation is technically and economically feasible and could help address climate change, according to a new WWF report. The report comes ahead of a critical meeting of the High Level Group established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal this week, where […]

Despite successes, Congo Basin forests being ’emptied’ of their elephants

Libreville, Gabon – Authorities protecting the Gabonese segment of Central Africa’s biggest forest elephant stronghold captured a record number of poachers last week. However, “terrifying” intelligence gathered from those arrested show wildlife criminals still have the upper hand in the battle to save Central Africa’s elephants. A total of 17 poachers were arrested between January […]

Industry key to conserving forests as demand for wood projected to triple by 2050

  Frankfurt, Germany — By 2050, rising population and demand, as well as an increase in use of wood for bioenergy, could triple the amount of wood society takes from forests and plantations per year, according to the latest instalment of WWF’s Living Forests Report. The report, presented today at the international paper conference Paperworld […]

Sony Introduces First 35mm Full-frame Handycam

    Sony, the leading consumer electronics and entertainment brand, announces the introduction of the Handycam NEX-VG900E. The first Handycam® with a 35mm Full Frame sensor to fully exploit the artistic potential of interchangeable lenses, it offers supreme imaging quality and a host of creative options.   With a resolution of 24.3 effective megapixels, the Sony-developed […]

Global fashion company H&M tackles business and environmental risk with cutting-edge water strategy

Stockholm — Fashion retailer H&M says its new water strategy will minimize water impacts throughout its operations and supply chain, and create positive change in key river basins with major garment production. The strategy was created in partnership with conservation organization WWF, which will work with H&M to implement it over the next three years. […]

WWF calls on US Government to protect and restore pristine Philippine coral reef following navy ship grounding

Washington, DC — On January 17, a US Navy minesweeping vessel became grounded on Tubbataha Reefs Natural Marine Park – a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the best proteced Marine Protected Areas in the world. Tubbataha plays host to about 600 species of fish, 360 species of corals, 14 species of sharks, 12 […]

WWF joins call for seafood traceability to fight illegal fishing

Gland, Switzerland: In a groundbreaking statement issued at this week’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, WWF has joined private and public sector leaders in calling for a new global seafood traceability system to give consumers, businesses, and governments full access to information about marine fishing practices. The statement is the first multi-stakeholder call […]

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Majority of world’s largest companies shifting to clean energy

Power Forward Report Shows 60 percent of World’s Largest Companies Have Greenhouse Gas Reduction or Renewable Energy Commitments, Citing Strong Business Case With discussions focusing on renewable energy at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week, a recently-released report from Calvert Investments, Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that most of […]

Solar PV power in harmony with nature – new WWF report says land requirements are insignificant

Abu Dhabi, UAE– A new report released on the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit here today, shows that even if all electricity is to be generated through renewable energy (RE) sources, and with solar photovoltaics (PV) alone, it would take up only an insignificant amount of total land area, contrary to common perception. […]