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Go Dark for Earth Hour, Saturday, March 29 at 8:30 p.m. Local Time
March 25, 2014 10:03 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday March 29th at 8:30 p.m., millions of people across the world are switching off lights for one hour to celebrate their commitment to the...
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Chicago Named 2014 Earth Hour US Capital
March 17, 2014 10:29 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chicago will represent the U.S. as World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) 2014 Earth Hour Capital, the conclusion of a year-long challenge for cities that are...
Ninety-One Illinois Communities Powered by 100% Green Electricity
March 07, 2014 03:06 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Illinois has embraced renewable electricity on a massive scale not seen anywhere else in the nation, says a new report, Leading from the Middle: How...
Conservation Groups Launch Global Freshwater Fish BioBlitz, Inviting 'Citizen Scientists' to Help Monitor Fish Species
January 31, 2014 15:08 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 'Global Freshwater Fish BioBlitz' kicks off on World Wetlands Day to engage nature lovers in freshwater fish conservation. The Freshwater Fish...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Donates $3 Million to Help WWF Double Nepal's Tiger Population
November 21, 2013 10:12 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the third anniversary of the historic Global Tiger Summit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded a $3 million grant to World Wildlife Fund (WWF)...
Leading global brand companies join with WWF to encourage responsible development of plant-based plastics
November 19, 2013 03:03 ET | World Wildlife Fund
PARIS, FRANCE, Nov. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eight of the world's leading consumer brand companies and conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) today announced the formation of the Bioplastic...
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WWF Praises U.S. Ivory Crush, Calls for U.S. Ivory Moratorium
November 14, 2013 18:59 ET | World Wildlife Fund
DENVER, Nov. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Wildlife Fund (WWF) today released the following statement from President and CEO Carter Roberts in response to the U.S. Ivory Crush carried out by the...
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Rediscovery of Saola: 'Asian Unicorn' Sighted in Vietnam after 15 years
November 13, 2013 09:22 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hanoi, Vietnam – The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, has been photographed in Vietnam for the first time in the...
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WWF Hosts Charitybuzz Holiday Auction
November 12, 2013 11:06 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is excited to announce a first-ever online auction with Charitybuzz aimed at raising funds for WWF's global conservation...
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Monkey that Purrs like a Cat is Among New Species Discovered in Amazon Rainforest
November 06, 2013 09:25 ET | World Wildlife Fund
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At least 441 new species of animals and plants have been discovered over a four year period in the vast, underexplored rainforest of the Amazon, including...