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Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)

Maritime traffic kills up to 40 cetaceans each year in the Mediterranean

25 Jul 2017 Read more »
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donana

WWF campaign win: Spain must now commit to stop dredging inside outstanding wetland site

In a campaign win for WWF and other conservation bodies, Spain was forced to end plans for dredging the river.

05 Jul 2017 Read more »
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Fishermen gather seine nets from the water on the Ilha de Mafamede, Mozambique.

New WWF report on Mozambique shrimp calls for sustainable management and responsible consumer choices

​Lisbon / Madrid – 29 June 2017 – According to a new WWF report, 82% of shrimp exported by Mozambique goes to the EU, mainly to Spain and Portugal. ...

30 Jun 2017 Read more »
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The Great Waterfall in Plitvice National Park, Croatia

Croatia: Watershed moment for the Great Waterfall and Plitvice Lakes National Park

Unprecedented pressure from tourism and ill-planned construction threaten to impact park’s waters and biodiversity.

22 Jun 2017 Read more »
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Portuguese forests - a unique heritage

WWF stands with victims' families of the devastating forest fire in Portugal

WWF is deeply saddened by the numerous human victims and urges better forest management in light of tragedy.

18 Jun 2017 Read more »
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Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) trapped in a drifting abandoned net, Mediterranean Sea.

World Sea Turtle Day 2017

WWF calls on European Union Member States and consumers to take action to save tens of thousands of marine turtles each year

16 Jun 2017 Read more »
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Dense School of brown striped snapper (Xenocys jessiae), Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

First UN Ocean Conference signals global goal out of reach without major new action

WWF calls for unprecedented action as historic conference comes to an end.

09 Jun 2017 Read more »
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Sperm whales are one of eight species of cetaceans WWF studies in the Mediterranean.

Whales poisoned by plastic pollution in the Mediterranean, WWF raises the alarm

​Roma, June 08, 2017 - On World Ocean Day, as the first UN Ocean conference takes place in New York (USA), WWF reveals new evidence of plastic ...

07 Jun 2017 Read more »
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Fish market in Naples, Italy

New WWF report: most of the fish we eat in the Mediterranean is imported

Genoa, May 19, 2017 - According to a new WWF report, the majority of the fish on display on European Mediterranean counters is imported, mostly from ...

19 May 2017 Read more »
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Signature of the Malta MedFish4Ever Declaration, Malta, March 30, 2017

WWF: The Malta MedFish4Ever Declaration is our last opportunity to save Mediterranean Fisheries

At the close of the Ministerial Conference on Mediterranean Fisheries in Malta, WWF has expressed full support for the Malta MedFish4Ever Declaration.

30 Mar 2017 Read more »
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Europe we want

The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive

As we mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, we have a momentous opportunity to take stock of how far Europe has come – and how far we ...

21 Mar 2017 Read more »
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Renewable energy help CO2 emissions stay flat for the third year in a row (2016)

Phasing out all fossil fuels, scaling up renewables key to getting CO2 emissions down

17 Mar 2017 Read more »
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Cover of Algeria's first national strategy to conserve wetlands

Algeria launches bold strategy to conserve its wetlands

WWF provided critical support throughout the process

17 Mar 2017 Read more »
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Unloading fish from Spanish longliner

Analysis: Import controls in key EU member states inadequate for barring illegal seafood

Inconsistent procedures across member states and outdated documentation scheme undermine effectiveness of key illegal fishing (IUU) ...

16 Mar 2017 Read more »
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Fisherman at Taza National park, Algeria

Developing sustainable tourism in Taza National Park, Algeria

06 Dec 2016 Read more »
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Swordfish bycatch

WWF welcomes new recovery plan for the Mediterranean swordfish, but concerns remain

As the 20th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) closed today in Vilamoura, Portugal, WWF ...

21 Nov 2016 Read more »
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COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco

Paris Agreement passes first stress test at COP22

18 Nov 2016 Read more »
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Mediterranean swordfish.

ICCAT 2016 – A CRUCIAL YEAR FOR MEDITERRANEAN SWORDFISH

At their 20th special meeting in Vilamoura, Portugal, from November 14-21, 2016, the Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the ...

07 Nov 2016 Read more »
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Manuel Puglar-Vidal

Paris Agreement enters into force

04 Nov 2016 Read more »