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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 »
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Areas of high interactions between Blue Growth and sites of conservation interest

WWF: The Mediterranean Sea won’t sustain our economy if we don’t turn the tide now

19 Jan 2016 Read more »
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COP21

Paris COP21 ushers in global transition

In a moment described as historic by many commentators, the world’s governments finalized a global agreement in Paris on 12 December that lays the ...

13 Jan 2016 Read more »
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Children play on Simpang Mengayau beach in the north west tip of Borneo, an area that is an emerging eco tourism destination in the Tun Mustapha Park.

Reflecting back, looking forward

An exciting year gives way to new challenges

25 Dec 2015 Read more »
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A two kilometre human chain was formed in Paris to call for stronger action from governments.

Governments Set Course for Ambitious Action on Climate Change; More Immediate Steps Needed

“The climate talks in Paris did more than produce an agreement – this moment has galvanized the global community toward large-scale collaborative ...

15 Dec 2015 Read more »
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People's Climate March, Rome, Italy

COP21: A Milestone in Global Climate Efforts

30 Nov 2015 Read more »
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WWF Team at ICCAT Genoa, Italy, 2014

ICCAT: bluefin tuna recovery on track but illegal fishing still to be tackled, swordfish at risk, says WWF

Barcelona, November 17th, 2015 – As the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) closes its 24th regular meeting today ...

17 Nov 2015 Read more »
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Geneviève Pons-Deladrière will lead the WWF European Policy Office from the end of June 2015

We will insist on a strong COP21 agreement that paves the way to the future

An interview with Geneviève Pons-Deladrière, WWF EPO director

16 Nov 2015 Read more »
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Northern bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in tuna ranching company's (Ecolo Fish) cages, Mediterranean Sea, Spain.

Mediterranean bluefin tuna: WWF recommends caution against over-optimism

Barcelona, November 10th, 2015 – As the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) opens its 24th regular meeting in ...

10 Nov 2015 Read more »
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Mediterranean fruit and vegatables.

Mediterranean countries fall short of achieving sustainable development

New Study: Mediterranean countries fall short of achieving region’s vision of sustainable development. Food and cities offer opportunities to manage ...

30 Oct 2015 Read more »
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WWF stand in Expo Milan, 18-25 October 2015

WWF at Milan Expo: Sustainable fish for nature and people in Europe

At EXPO 2015, from 18-25 October an installation, video, website and events on sustainable consumption of fish with the European project Fish ...

15 Oct 2015 Read more »
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Father and son fishermen in dugout canoe bringing in net at sunset, Ohoidertutu Village, Kei Islands, Moluccas, Indonesia.

Failing fisheries and poor ocean health starving human food supply – tide must turn

Populations of fish critical to human food security are in serious decline worldwide, according to WWF's Living Blue Planet Report

16 Sep 2015 Read more »
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13 August 2015 is Earth Overshoot Day

Earth Overshoot Day: humanity exceeds nature's budget for 2015

In less than eight months humanity has used up nature’s budget for the entire year, with carbon emissions pushing the Ecological Footprint above the ...

13 Aug 2015 Read more »