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WWF - Latest News

Russia’s sustainable forestry revolution
Russia has the world&rsquo;s largest remaining tracts of old growth forests. But continuous logging &mdash; dating back from the days of Peter the Great to the extensive clear cutting and illegal logging of today &mdash; have gradually reduced the extent and ecological significance of these forests. <span style="font-style: italic;">Find out more about Russia's move to certified timber.</span><br/>
Marine turtle nestings on the rise in South Africa
Loggerhead nestings have reached record levels in South Africa, a positive sign for the endangered marine turtle.
Bukhara deer reintroduced in Kazakhstan
Thanks to the efforts of WWF and the Altyn Emel National Park Service, the Bukhara deer is once again inhabiting its former habitat on the right bank of Kazakhstan's Ili River.
Translating positive words into positive action to reduce global warming
The announcement by legislators from the top polluting countries&nbsp;that negotiations for the next round of emission cuts should end no later than 2009 is a positive development in the battle to slow global warming.
WWF Director General addresses Finnish lawmakers on energy
Over 150 decision-makers and representatives from the energy sector assembled in Finland&rsquo;s Parliament to discuss how the country can meet its energy needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Slovenia to embark on massive bear hunt
Although one of the first European countries to protect the brown bear, Slovenia is considering increasing hunting quotas for brown bears, an act that may decimate the country's entire population.
A third of Borneo to be conserved under new rainforest declaration
Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Malaysia sign an historic declaration to conserve the &ldquo;Heart of Borneo&rdquo; &mdash; one of the most important centres of biological diversity in the world.
Caviar figures smell fishy
WWF and TRAFFIC are concerned that a CITES decision to lift a one-year ban on caviar exports of several stocks of sturgeon will have an&nbsp;impact on the species' survival.
WWF launches fishing gear competition to reduce marine bycatch
WWF is seeking new designs for fishing gear that reduces marine bycatch &mdash; the accidental catch and related deaths of millions of marine species each year. Enter WWF's third annual international Smart Gear Competition today!<br/>
South African abalone to come under international trade controls
South Africa has taken a decisive step towards stemming the illegal harvest and trade of its endemic abalone populations by listing the species under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Atlantic corals now protected
After years of lobbying efforts, cold-coral reefs in the North Atlantic Ocean are starting to get the protection they deserve.<br/>
International climate change report rings the alarm bell
Governments must negotiate deeper emission cuts for CO<sub>2</sub> and other greenhouse gases, says WWF following a new report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Rare hyena spotted in Turkmenistan
A striped hyena has been spotted in north-eastern Turkmenistan, a rare sighting for a species close to extinction in Central Asia.<br/>
Wetland "ambassadors" recognized in China
On World Wetlands Day, WWF awards Chinese university students for their environmental work on wetlands conservation.
Georgian national park joins European protected areas network
Georgia&rsquo;s Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, one of Europe&rsquo;s largest parks, has increased its protection status by joining the WWF-supported PAN Parks initiative.
Companies commit to saving climate
International corporations taking part in WWF&rsquo;s Climate Savers Programme are on course to eliminate millions of tons of CO<sub>2</sub> emissions. If additional companies join them, current emission reduction targets set out in the Kyoto Protocol could be achieved.
Counting leopards in Russia’s Far East
With less than 40 remaining in the wild, a new census is under way in Russia's Far East to check the current status of the critically endangered Amur leopard.
Governments fail to stop tuna plunder
Government members of the world&rsquo;s five tuna regional management organizations, meeting this week in Japan, have failed to agree on an action plan to help reverse the decline in tuna stocks.<br/>
Tuna stocks sink – manage it right or lose it!
Tuna are fast disappearing, with important stocks at high risk of commercial extinction due to weak management, warns&nbsp;WWF&nbsp;ahead of a meeting&nbsp;of the world&rsquo;s five tuna management organizations.
Tiger parts seized in Russia's Far East
Russian law enforcement officials&nbsp;have confiscated one of the country's largest caches of tiger skins and bones and other illegal wildlife products near the border with China.

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Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:30:00 +0100

An Approach to Hydrogeological Assessment of Quaternary Deposits in the UK
Superficial deposits are an important moderator of potential recharge to a bedrock aquifer and they form a key component of the vulnerability of that aquifer to pollution.Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
National Soil Monitoring Network:Review and Assessment Study
National Soil Monitoring Network: Review and Assessment Study LQ09 Research commissioned by Scotland and Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research (SNIFFER)Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
An FWR Guide to Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines
Standards and guidelines for drinking water have evolved over the past 50 years and are continuing to evolve as knowledge increases.Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Sweden and Lithuania want other Baltic gas pipe routes
Lithuania and Sweden said on Monday they wanted the planners of a Baltic Sea gas pipeline from Russia to Germany to look at alternative routes to address their concerns about the environment and security.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Low Levels of Air Pollution Can Raise Stroke Risk
NEW YORK - Low environmental levels of fine and ultrafine particulate matter, as well as carbon dioxide, increase the risk of stroke, but the heightened risk occurs only during warm weather months, Finnish researchers report.Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Organic farming 'no better for the environment'
Organic food may be no better for the environment than conventional produce and in some cases is contributing more to global warming than intensive agriculture, according to a government report.Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Calls for end to funding for deep sea fishing 'bandits'
Scientists are calling for an end to subsidies that help 'roving bandits' of deep sea fishermen plunder the oceans. As fish stocks in coastal waters become more and more depleted, trawlers are moving further out to seaMon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Peru may lose glaciers by 2015
[LIMA] Peru's glaciers are melting at an increasing rate due to global warming, say scientists, who warn that by 2015 almost all of its glaciers will have disappeared.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Malawi ropes in army to save its forests
Malawi, which has the highest deforestation rate in southern Africa, has roped in its army to save the trees.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
New World Body May Help Cut CO2 Emissions, UN Told
UNITED NATIONS - A new international body could help in the fight against global warming but the need for action is too urgent to wait for one to be created, two leading economists and climate change experts said on Friday.Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Greenhouse Gases Hit New High, may be Asia Growth
OSLO - Greenhouse gases widely blamed for causing global warming have jumped to record highs in the atmosphere, apparently stoked by rising emissions from Asian industry, a researcher said on Friday.Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
German Government Plans to Tax Cars on Emissions
BERLIN - Germany's government plans to tax cars based on emissions instead of engine size to help tackle climate change, Transport Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee said.Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
US Business Braces for Battle on Climate Laws
HOUSTON - Corporate America is already girding for what could be a multibillion-dollar battle over the distribution of emissions cuts if the United States imposes greenhouse gas legislation.Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Britain's Blair Sees Chance of G8 Post-Kyoto Deal
LONDON - British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Sunday there was a real chance industrialised countries could agree the outline of a deal to succeed the Kyoto Protocol on curbing greenhouse gas emissions at a June summit.Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
EU Weather Forecasters Help Fight Climate Change
BRUSSELS - The European Union has found new partners in its campaign against global warming: weather forecasters.Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Ivory Coast Toxic Waste Death Toll Climbs to 15
ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast has confirmed the deaths of a five more people from exposure to toxic waste dumped in Abidjan last August, taking the death toll to 15.Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
140-turbine windfarm plan backed
Plans to build a 140-turbine windfarm off the Suffolk coast have been approved by the government.Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Bangladesh: At the mercy of climate change
The Sundarbans nature reserve in Bangladesh's south-west is one of the last untouched places on Earth - and home to the largest population of tigers left in the wild. But the trees in the Sundarbans have suddenly started dying. And not just that: they have started dying in a way nobody has seen before, from the top down.Tue, 20 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Minister backs Morgan on climate
Carwyn Jones says climate change will create opportunities, but the disadvantages will be far greater.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Climate change: scientists warn it may be too late to save the ice caps
A critical meltdown of ice sheets and severe sea level rise could be inevitable because of global warming, the world's scientists are preparing to warn their governments.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
How global warming affects fish stocks
Evidence has emerged that warming is altering currents that play a key role in sustaining fish, reports Roger Highfield.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
'Carbon footprint' offsets: False sense of satisfaction?
Although carbon offset operations reflect a new consciousness about climate change, scientists and environmentalists warn that many may be producing little of real value for the environment.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Top companies 'failing to report true greenhouse gas emissions'
Britain's biggest companies are massively underreporting the amount of greenhouse gases they are pumping into the atmosphere, according to a new report published today.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Councils warn on domestic waste charges
Council leaders have warned ministers against introducing a national charging system for the disposal of domestic waste.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Ocean 'dead zones' spell disaster as wind patterns change
February 18: A few months ago, the clear blue Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of Oregon suddenly turned a thick greenish brown.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Division over new congestion zone
Another swathe of London has become a congestion charging area as Mayor Ken Livingstone continues his quest to reduce traffic problems in the capital.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
The Worst Weather in the World
Tourists are paying $459 to sleep atop New Hampshire's Mt. Washington. Michael Lemonick discovers they're only a little crazyMon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Offshore wind farm plan approved
A major offshore wind farm has been given the green light by the Government. The wind farm, located 14 miles off the Suffolk coast, will have the potential to generate up to 500 megawatts of electricity - enough to power 415,000 homes.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Cumbria wind farm plans rejected
Plans for a wind farm at Whinash in Cumbria have been rejected, it has been announced. If the controversial application had gone ahead, the landscape on exposed high moorland between the A6 and M6 motorway to the east of the Lake District National Park would have been affected.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Climate change: scientists warn it may be too late to save the ice caps
A critical meltdown of ice sheets and severe sea level rise could be inevitable because of global warming, scientists say.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Offshore wind farm plan approved
A major offshore wind farm has been given the green light by the Government.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Companies Attacked On Greenhouse Gases
The real impact of some of the UK's leading firms on global warming has been hugely underestimated, it is being claimed.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Climate change: scientists warn it may be too late to save the ice caps
World's scientists preparing to warn their governments.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Top companies 'failing to report true greenhouse gas emissions'
Britain's biggest companies are massively underreporting the amount of greenhouse gases they are pumping into the atmosphere, according to a new report published today.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Climate change: scientists warn it may be too late to save the ice caps
Scientists to warn severe sea level rise could be inevitable.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Disclose all emissions, UK urged
Britain's official figures for carbon emissions vastly understate its contribution to climate change, a report concludes.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Firms emit more carbon than they declare
Britain's impact on global warming is far greater than the Government believes, according to new research.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Village unites to stop plan for wind turbines
It is a rugged area of hills and moors which, for generations, provided a source of energy for homes and factories the length and breadth of Britain.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
UK's congestion schemes
The extension of the London congestion charge zone into areas in the west of the city has again thrown the spotlight onto road charging and pricing across the whole of the country.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
London subsidising rest of UK to tune of £13bn a year
London is bankrolling less affluent areas of the country to the tune of more than £13bn a year, new research reveals today.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Congestion Charge upsets London businesses
Businesses have criticised the extension of London's Congestion Charge zone.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Bigger London congestion zone launched
A westerly extension of London's congestion charge area comes into operation today - to the dismay of residents and businesses.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Drivers face £600 bill for an in-car road pricing black box
Motorists face a potential bill of more than £600 to fit a black box needed to make a full pay-as-you-drive road pricing system work, Whitehall documents have revealed.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Higher value market for recycled tyres identified (19.02.07)
Developing-business Rubber-Regen has won support from the Recycling Commercialisation Centre at Imperial College which has been established by WRAP (the Waste &amp; Resources Action Programme).Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
PREVIEW - EU States Tussle over Climate Change Goals
BRUSSELS - European Union ministers will tussle over targets to fight climate change and boost renewable fuels in a meeting on Tuesday aimed at shaping the bloc's energy policy and its strategy to curb emissions from cars and planes.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Coal blackens outlook in China
BBC Business Correspondent Nils Blythe visits a Chinese city choking with air pollution from coal-fired power plants.Fri, 16 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Antarctic disaster feared after fire on Japanese whaler
There are fears of an environmental disaster in the unspoilt waters off Antarctica after fire broke out on board a Japanese whaling ship, leaving it adrift near penguin breeding grounds.Fri, 16 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Alaska Bears, Walruses Harmed by Oil Work - Suit
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A lawsuit filed by a pair of environmental groups claims the federal government has failed to properly protect polar bears and walruses from oil development as it expands on Alaska's North Slope.Thu, 15 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Japan urged to 'use Greenpeace'
New Zealand calls on Tokyo to accept Greenpeace's offer to tow its stricken whaling ship from the Antarctic.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT
Canada Gov't Relents, Says Will Obey Pro-Kyoto Law
OTTAWA - Canada's government backed away from a legal confrontation on Thursday by promising to obey a law obliging it to lay out how Ottawa will meet targets for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions dictated by the Kyoto protocol.Mon, 19 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT

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