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20 July, 2018

Investigative report reveals on palm oil

A new Eyes on the Forest (EoF) report reveals how palm oil illegally grown inside a national park and surrounding areas in Sumatra – home to elephants and tigers – appears to enter the supply chains of the biggest palm oil producers and traders operating in Indonesia.
11 April, 2018

24 Stories around the World: Part 1

Earth Hour 2018 was only the beginning. To keep up the momentum, we're sharing the stories of 24 countries and how they rallied together to #Connect2Earth and protect our planet. This is the first part in a series of six!
29 March, 2018

Reflections on Earth Hour 2018

I’ve always been grateful that my job as Executive Director, Marketing and Communications at WWF International gives me a front row to witness the impact that we have on issues related to ‘our way of living’. One such issue that I grapple with on a daily basis is the alarming loss of nature. The evidence continues to mount and the facts are terrifying:
31 January, 2018

Five ways you can connect to Earth!

Even if you are a city dweller, you can still get in touch with nature. Here are five ways you can connect to Earth.
18 January, 2018

2017’s temperature trend turns up the heat on climate action

The official figures are in: 2017 is among the three warmest years on record, according to an announcement today from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
23 November, 2017

After COP23, time to join the dots

Momentum is a precious commodity in the climate talks. With the complexity of the negotiations, the enormous inertia working against progress, and the urgency of the need to reduce emissions, maintaining forward motion is vital.
3 November, 2017

Climate action: A great tree is growing

In a few weeks time, the world’s climate change community will gather in Bonn for COP23, just shy of the two year anniversary of the Paris Agreement being agreed by almost 200 countries.
2 June, 2017

The cornerstone of life.

Connecting people with nature is imperative for our shared future and only planet.
22 May, 2017

Happy biodiversity day, planet Earth!

Today is the International Day of Biological Diversity. We think it’s a day that matters a lot ‒ read on to discover why you should too.
6 April, 2017

THANK YOU - for yet another record-breaking Earth Hour!

On Earth Hour’s tenth anniversary on 25 March 2017, an unprecedented 187 countries and territories across seven continents came together to take an urgent stand for climate action. This year, more than 3,000 landmarks and monuments switched off their lights as millions united to protect our planet and future generations from climate change - a testimony to what #togetherpossible stands for! Read on to discover the people and organizations powering our global movement to change climate change.

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