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Our planet is changing rapidly, which is why it’s more important than ever to stay informed.

Because the first step in making a difference is knowing what’s going on in the world around you. Here, you’ll find all the latest news from the worlds of environmental conservation and animal rights. Learn more to learn how you can make a difference.

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”

- Mahatma Gandhi

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Recognizing Indigenous Peoples' land interests is critical for people and nature

Although they comprise less than 5% of the world population, indigenous peoples protect 80% of the Earth’s biodiversity. Recognizing their land rights should be placed at the center of conservation.

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Ghost fishing gear

Ghost fishing gear includes any abandoned, lost, or otherwise discarded fishing gear. It is the deadliest form of marine plastic debris and often goes unseen. Learn more about how you can help stop this silent killer and protect the health of our ocean its inhabitants.

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A sign of hope

Critically endangered Malayan tiger cubs spotted in the wild give hope that the species could be on the road to recovery.

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What rhino dung can tell us about the health of the species

WWF initiated a study examining the parasites and bacteria found in fresh rhino dung samples to help detect diseases that may lead to rhino deaths.

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Eating for our planet

The way in which we produce and consume food is pushing our planet to the brink. Learn five changes that we can all make to our diets to help improve the health of our planet through our daily eating habits.

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Dzanga-Sangha gorilla twins turn four

The first-ever twins born to habituated gorillas in the Dzanga-Sangha Protected Area are now four years old.  Gorilla twins are extremely rare, but the survival of Inguka and Inganda brings hope that it is possible for other gorilla twins to survive in the future.

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How the US and Europe help fuel the illegal tiger trade

New findings show that weak legislation and regulations on captive tiger facilities across the European Union and the United Kingdom are helping to fuel the illegal tiger trade. And the US 

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3 tools to promote sustainable fishing and end human rights abuses

Many of the practices that lead to unsustainable fishing are also rooted in some of the same underlying conditions that lead to human rights abuses. Learn more about the tools that WWF is implementing to help address these critical issues. 

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After 51 years, swift foxes return to the grasslands of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Montana

Twenty-seven swift foxes were brought to the area from Wyoming in September, marking the beginning of a five-year reintroduction program led by the Assiniboine (Nakoda) and Gros Ventre (Aaniiih) Tribes of Fort Belknap.

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New project will help improve 1 million acres of grasslands to help fight the climate crisis

WWF is joining forces with The Walmart Foundation, McDonald’s, and Cargill to invest more than $6 million in this initiative to make lasting improvements to America’s iconic grasslands.

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Thermal technology promises to halt poaching of rhinos

Since 2016, WWF and FLIR Systems Inc., a thermal imaging company, have been working together to equip rangers in Kenya with night vision thermal technology to better protect wildlife from poaching under cover of darkness. Since the project began, no rhinos have been poached in the areas where the night vision cameras operate.

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The future of flight in an era of climate crisis

Learn four steps to rebuild air travel in a way that protects us against dangerous climate change.

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