Desalination of Sea is Not a Solution to Tackle Global Water Scarcity: WWF
Turning salt water into drinking water is not a solution to tackle global water scarcity. Attention should rather be paid to conserving supplies, as desalination is an expensive , energy intensive process that releases a vast amount of greenhouse gas, the WWF
has said in its report.
Slimband™ Team Competes in CN Tower Climb and Helps Fight Against Global Warming
...mongst the top 10 competitors.
Slimband congratulates these employees not only on their completion of the climb, but also on their support of the wwf
through fund raising efforts.
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Rivers in China Shrinking Due to Climate Change
...t the head of the Yangtze showed annual rainfall at its source increased from 260 mm during 1991-2000 to 323 mm in the period 2001-06.
study showed global warming has caused glaciers to shrink, frozen earth to melt, grasslands to turn yellow and rivers to dry up.
Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues
...d vs Union of India and others, concerning the implementation of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980.
2. The Centre for Environmental Law (CEL), wwf
vs Union of India and others, concerning the issue of settlement of Rights in National Parks and Sanctuaries and other issues under the Wildlife (Prot...
Benzene Slick In China Highlights Water Pollution
...avily concentrated along the major river valleys," wwf
China said in a statement, adding: "Untreated sewa...n than forest, grassland, and coastal ecosystems," wwf
"Currently, most of China's rivers are...on's people and ecosystem," Li Lifeng, director of wwf
China's Freshwater Programme, said in the...
Another fisheries commission throws the science overboard in tuna decision, WWF says
BUSAN, South Korea, December 12, 2008 The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) decision to make only minor reductions in fishing for bigeye and yellowfin tuna does nothing to help stop the demise of these species, World Wildlife Fund said today. The WCPFC disregarded the advic...
121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal
...rt from Save The Tiger Fund (STF), WWF-US, WWF-UK, wwf
International and US Fish and Wildlife Service (US...s Dr. Rinjan Shrestha, Conservation Biologist with wwf
Nepal. Previous studies had been undertaken in dif... and outside the protected areas."
According to wwf
Global Tiger Network Initiative, the wild tiger po...
Norway, Japan prop up whaling industry with taxpayer money
...ted government funds," said Dr Susan Lieberman, Species Programme Director, wwf
The analysis considers a range of direct and indirect co... analysis was conducted by independent economists eftec and commissioned by wwf
and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.
IWC 61 is being held in ...
Elephant-size loopholes sustain Thai ivory trade
"The Thai Government needs to crack down on this serious illegal activity and stop allowing people to abuse the law," said Dr Colman O'Criodain, wwf
International's analyst on wildlife trade issues.
"A good first step would be to put in place a comprehensive registration system for all ivory in...
WWF study says climate change could displace millions in Asia's Coral Triangle
...fective management of coastal resources would mean the communities would remain reasonably intact and more resilient in the face of such hardships.
officials said world leaders have a role to play in helping Coral Triangle countries strengthen management of their marine resources and through inter...
Arctic governments and industry still unprepared for oil spills 20 years after Exxon Valdez
... of the Exxon Valdez spill approaches on March 24, wwf
renewed its call for a time-out on new offshore oi...prove to ensure adequate clean-up of an oil spill. wwf
is also calling on the Obama Administration to per...s one of the world's worst ecological disasters. A wwf
report released today demonstrates how the Arctic ...
WWF seeks innovative solutions to bycatch through worldwide competition
...ght on longlines in the Pacific Ocean alone. In announcing the competition, wwf
officials said they are searching for real-world fishing solutions that all... the serious bycatch issues in coastal East Africa. This is the second year wwf
has offered a special regional prize to encourage inventions that address i...
First fuel-handling facility in the Galapagos earns environmental certification
...rds, which are part of a 10-year plan developed by wwf
and Toyota, in conjunction with the Ecuadorian Gov...l into the waters surrounding the islands in 2001, wwf
and PetroEcuador, the state-owned oil company, ide...l concern that needed to be immediately addressed. wwf
and Toyota worked together to develop a technical ...
Over 1,000 species discovered in the Greater Mekong in past decade
...Greater Mekong to address the threats to biodiversity in the region.
network is working throughout the Greater Mekong region to promote this agr...iodiversity from its base in Vientiane, Laos. Stuart Chapman, who heads the wwf
network's Greater Mekong Programme, says that protecting habitat while part...
End of the line for Tuna Commission
...d up to four times the scientific recommendations. This is unacceptable and wwf
has little choice but to look elsewhere to save the fishery from itself," s...or fisheries officer for World Wildlife Fund, speaking from Marrakech.
officials noted that the U.S. initially had responded to the independent co...