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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 »
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WWF Living Planet Report 2016

World’s wildlife could drop two-thirds by 2020, report warns

EU can slow environmental loss through radical policy change Global wildlife could decline by 67 per cent by the end of this decade as a result of ...

27 Oct 2016 Read more »
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Vincent Biruta, MOP 28 President, gavels the adoption of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol

Climate wins as another global deal to limit emissions is reached

15 Oct 2016 Read more »
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WWF is concerned about the fate of Mediterranean swordfish

As the ICCAT meeting of the Standing Committee on Research and Statistics (SCRS) brought to a close its preparatory session that will support ...

07 Oct 2016 Read more »
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Paris Agreement approved at COP22

Statement on the entry-into-force of the Paris Agreement

04 Oct 2016 Read more »
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CITES17 Logo_Sly

World takes bold steps to protect wildlife at CITES CoP

Conference is major success for wildlife conservation

04 Oct 2016 Read more »
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Saving Doñana: From Danger to Prosperity by Dalberg

Drying Doñana in danger of losing World Heritage status

Europe’s historic Doñana National Park could be added to UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger unless immediate action is taken against multiple ...

15 Sep 2016 Read more »
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Towards COP22

COP22 in Marrakech, 7 -18 November 2016

The next round of the United Nations climate change negotiations, the Conference of the Parties (COP), will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, 7–18 ...

14 Sep 2016 Read more »
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An ardent ornithologist from early childhood, Dr Luc Hoffmann obtained a PhD in Zoology from Basel University and authored more than 60 books and publications on birds and their habitats.

An environmental visionary and a father to WWF

The extraordinary life of Dr Luc Hoffmann

22 Jul 2016 Read more »
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Veliki skok u Legradu

Big Jump events celebrate healthy rivers in Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia and Serbia

This Sunday join 1000's of people asking for river protection

08 Jul 2016 Read more »
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The start of the Balkan Rivers Tour on April 16 in Slovenia.

Paddles against dams: kayakers unite to protect one of the last wild rivers in Europe

16 May 2016 Read more »
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Trawlers operating in the Mediterranean Sea.

WWF welcomes EU campaign to tackle crisis of Mediterranean fish stocks, calls for urgent and collective action

Brussels, Belgium, 27 April 2016 – The EU Commission unveiled today its new campaign #MedFish4ever, with the European Commissioner for the ...

27 Apr 2016 Read more »
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The Morača River canyon, Montenegro.

Montenegro commits to maintaining water for nature

22 Feb 2016 Read more »
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Sandeel fisheries Arenys del Mar Spain

WWF calls for urgent European action to save Mediterranean fisheries

10 Feb 2016 Read more »
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Unloading fish from Spanish longliner

Tough EU illegal fishing legislation needs stronger implementation to reach full potential, say NGOs

The European Unions regulation to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has made an ...

02 Feb 2016 Read more »
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NGOs welcome EU move to fight illegal fishing through vessel numbering scheme

NGOs welcome EU move to fight illegal fishing through vessel numbering scheme

Today, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana and WWF welcomed a new European Commission requirement that all EU fishing vessels, and ...

21 Jan 2016 Read more »