Mediterranean could become a 'sea of plastic' - WWF

2018-06-11 13:55

The Mediterranean could become a "sea of plastic", the WWF warns in a report calling for measures to clean up one of the world's worst affected bodies of water.

SA falling behind on renewable energy

2018-05-02 14:00

South Africa is falling behind on renewable energy project implementation even as other nations accelerate their plans for green energy.

'The drought is real' - World Wide Fund for Nature

2018-03-08 17:17

While the announcement that Day Zero has been pushed back was met with scepticism by some, a water expert has warned that the drought in Cape Town is real.

Norway court grants reprieve to seven wolves

2017-11-21 17:44

A Norwegian court has granted a reprieve to seven wolves near Oslo caught in the middle of a battle between environmental activists and sheep farmers.

Brazil scraps Amazon reserve to allow mining

2017-08-24 08:13

Brazil has stripped a vast Amazon nature reserve of its protected status in a move that could expand mining in the region, in a decree that has recently been published.

Spain fire near World Heritage site 'under control'

2017-06-27 19:00

Officials say a wildfire that threatened a nature reserve in southern Spain designated as a World Heritage site has been brought under control.

Panda stars get first taste of life in The Netherlands

2017-05-31 08:55

Two giant pandas have been introduced to the public in the Ouwehands Dierenpark zoo in the Netherlands after travelling 8 000km from China.

Endangered species poached in protected areas: WWF

2017-04-18 17:53

Illegal poaching, logging and fishing of sometimes critically endangered species is taking place in nearly half of the world's most protected natural sites, says the WWF.

Fighting for water security in a time of demand

2017-03-22 12:21

Water demand in South Africa is expected to exceed supply by 17% in 2030, according to a World Wildlife Fund report.

WWF calls for ban to save last of vaquita porpoises

2017-02-08 12:31

The WWF has called for a ban on fishing in the habitat of the vaquita porpoise, noting that experts say fewer than 30 of the critically endangered mammals probably remain.

WATCH: The battle for the future of the Cape mountain zebra

Having beaten extinction once, the Cape mountain zebra is now facing a new battle for survival. And the key may lie with an isolated population in the remote Gamkaberg mountains.

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Tencent and WWF announce digital partnership

2018-04-22 13:35

Tencent and conservation group WWF have announced a partnership to develop digital-based ecological projects to create exhibitions in public spaces.

Cape Town water crisis: WWF helps you understand the basics

2018-01-19 22:26

With only 39% of Capetonians having adhered to water restrictions in the month of January, making the water crisis even more urgent, the WWF has released an information pack detailing what residents can expect should the city's taps run dry.

Ocean meeting raises over $7bn for marine protection

2017-10-07 22:41

Countries, industry and other organisations have committed over $7bn to better protect marine life, which includes combating plastic pollution.

Tanzania dam project said to affect World Heritage site

2017-07-04 17:29

African wilderness area, World Heritage site threatened by Tanzania dam project, group says.

US now a rogue state and climate villain, world tells Trump

2017-06-02 16:56

Despite US president Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his nation from the historic Paris Agreement, analysts say that the Paris Agreement will continue.

Award-winning wildlife ranger in DRC fears for his life

2017-04-25 20:30

An award-winning wildlife ranger in the DRC says he fears for his life after running a campaign to stop oil exploration in the Virunga National Park.

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

2017-03-25 19:00

Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge have plunged into darkness to mark Earth Hour to draw attention to climate change.

Poaching brings abalone, rock lobster stocks to critical levels

2017-02-28 06:00

Rock lobster and abalone stocks have dropped to critically low levels, with West Coast rock lobster levels down to 2%, the Western Cape Provincial Parliament has heard.

OECD to probe rights abuse allegations against WWF in Cameroon

2017-01-06 20:08

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will in an unprecedented step probe allegations that conservation group WWF has fostered rights abuses against tribes in Cameroon.

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