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WWF Launches Markets Institute to Advance Sustainable Food Production
February 03, 2016 11:54 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced today the launch of the Markets Institute, a dedicated platform working with stakeholders – particularly the...
GET THE GRADE: New Basin Report Card Model to Assess Freshwater Health in Resource-Constrained Areas
August 25, 2015 10:25 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today at World Water Week, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Integration and Application Network of University of Maryland's Center for Environmental...
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U.S. Mayors Step Up As Key Advocates for Climate Change Action during UN Conference in Paris
August 24, 2015 10:52 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A coalition of U.S. mayors and city officials announced today that they will join the UN Conference of Parties (COP) meeting in Paris in December to...
WWF and partners secure protection for critical Sumatran rain forest
August 11, 2015 23:11 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the last places on Earth where Sumatran elephants, tigers and orangutans coexist in the wild has received long-term protection. The Indonesian...
Biggest US Cities Setting Unprecedented Emissions Reductions Goals to Fight Climate Change
August 06, 2015 15:10 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Some of the largest cities in the country, including New York, Chicago, Atlanta and 34 others have already set emissions reductions goals of 80 percent or...
Earth Overshoot Day is August 13
August 06, 2015 09:17 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Earth Overshoot Day marks the approximate date when humans have used more of Earth's renewable resources than the planet can regenerate in a year. This...
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Largest Ever Earth Hour Celebration to Send Collective Call for Climate Action
March 26, 2015 10:58 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 p.m. local time, individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world will switch off their lights for one hour...
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First Nationwide Bulk Purchase Program Will Expand Access to Clean Solar Energy
October 22, 2014 00:16 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Solar Community initiative, the first nationwide bulk solar purchase program launched today to give homeowners across the US and Canada easy access to...
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Half of Global Wildlife Lost, says new WWF Report
September 29, 2014 19:11 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe dropped 52 percent, says the 2014 Living Planet...
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TOP GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS PLEDGE TO SUPPORT WATER STEWARDSHIP
April 08, 2014 10:09 ET | World Wildlife Fund
LIMA, Peru, April 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nestle and General Mills were among major businesses which today announced their commitment to the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), alongside 27...