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Two reports sound the alarm about link between pesticide exposure and...

MONTREAL – Two scientific literature reviews published today show links between exposure to certain pesticides widely used in Quebec and the risk of autism...

Widespread fires harm global climate, environment

Fires that are raging in the Amazon rainforest are compounding the stress on the global climate and environment already unleashed by exceptional fires in...

50 million hectares destroyed as companies disregard zero deforestation pledge

Amsterdam, Netherlands – At least 50 million hectares of forest – an area the size of Spain – is set to be destroyed for...

Country Overshoot Days 2019

A country’s overshoot day is the date on which Earth Overshoot Day would fall if all of humanity consumed like the people in this...

The planet is losing free-flowing rivers. This is a problem

Study finds a little more than one-third of the longest rivers on the planet remain unobstructed by human-made changes Only 37 percent of the world's...

IPBES Global Assessment Preview

Introducing IPBES' 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services First global biodiversity assessment since 2005 A definitive new global synthesis of the state...

Conservation Groups Announce Intent to Sue to Protect Atlantic Sharks, Giant...

Despite federal protection, giant manta rays and oceanic whitetip sharks are still being slaughtered by reckless fishing practices Washington, D.C. — On behalf of the...

South Africa: national rhino poaching tally falls for fifth year running

Johannesburg, South Africa, 15th February 2018—South Africa has announced the official number of rhinos illegally killed in the country during 2018 as 769 animals:...

Fin Whale, Mountain Gorilla recovering thanks to conservation action – IUCN...

Gland, Switzerland, 14 November 2018 (IUCN) – Conservation action has brought renewed hope for the Fin Whale and the Mountain Gorilla, according to today’s...

Unacceptable rise in catch quota for bluefin tuna! WWF protests

Rome – Brussels – As the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting closed its doors in Morocco, WWF is deeply...
Country Overshoot Days

Earth Overshoot Day 2017 is August 2

Earth Overshoot Day 2017 is August 2, the earliest date since ecological overshoot began in the early 1970s To ignite change, Global Footprint Network provides...

First UN Ocean Conference signals global goal out of reach without...

New York, 9 June 2017 – On the concluding day of the first ever United Nations Ocean Conference, WWF calls for unprecedented action to...

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