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yesterday at 18:31. Facebook
Water: the world’s most precious resource. Fueling everything from the food you eat, to the cotton you wear, to the energy you depend upon every day. Freshwater habitats—such as lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands and aquifers—house an incredible proportion of the world’s biodiversity: more than 10% of all known animals and about 50% of all known fish species.

Water is also threatened. Climate...
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yesterday at 00:11. Facebook
Every year, millions of people around the world join the Earth Hour movement and turn off their lights for one hour. This symbolic movement is a rallying cry for the world to come together in the fight against climate change by pushing towards a renewable energy future. This year, as the world turns up the dark, we’re asking musicians to turn up the volume on climate action. Will you join us?...
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World Wildlife Fund
03/21/2017 at 17:04. Facebook
The beauty and tranquility of forests all over the world—from tropics to the tundra—inspire all of us. Did you know that eight out of 10 species found on land live in forests? Almost 300 million people, particularly in developing countries, live in forests too!

But threats to the world’s forests are growing. Expanding agriculture is the main driver of deforestation across the world and...
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03/20/2017 at 22:26. Facebook
Behind beef, soy is the second largest agricultural driver of deforestation worldwide.

The story of soy

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03/19/2017 at 20:20. Facebook
This year, Earth Hour takes place at 8:30 p.m. local time on March 25. There’s never been a more critical moment for the world to show solidarity for and a strong commitment to fighting climate change. Change your profile picture now to let the world know that you're all in for Earth Hour! To change your picture click the “Try it” button below.
World Wildlife Fund
03/18/2017 at 00:33. Facebook
This year, Earth Hour takes place at 8:30 p.m. local time on March 25. There’s never been a more critical moment for the world to show solidarity for and a strong commitment to fighting climate change. Buildings and landmarks across the world are joining the #EarthHour movement. Will you? Momentum is on our side. The world is looking toward a renewable energy future. This Earth Hour, turn up...
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World Wildlife Fund
03/17/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Ever wonder what it’s like to walk among millions of monarch butterflies?
“At the end of the experiment, hopefully we’ll be able to say here’s some good things you can do with drones and here are the things you shouldn’t try because they probably won’t work. We’re going to do this as scientists, and hopefully we’ll save some elephants in the meantime.” - George Powell, WWF's director of wildlife technology.

High Above, Drones Keep Watchful Eyes on Wildlife in Africa

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Mark your calendars and spread the word: Earth Hour will be taking place on March 25th at 8:30pm your local time! Landmarks like the Empire State Building are participating this year. Will you join them?
8.8 million tons: The amount of plastic that enters the ocean every year. That’s the same as a garbage truck dumping a full load of trash into the ocean every minute.

Stemming the tide of plastics in our oceans | Magazine Articles | WWF

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What a bright idea! This device can help sea turtles avoid fishing nets and reduce the number of turtles that accidentally get entangled.

Can LED lights save sea turtles?

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Help us spread the word: We’re asking musicians to share their love for the planet and resolve to fight climate change through their music.
“While I’m thrilled with the environmental benefits of the project, I’m also humbled and inspired by the integral role women play in carrying out the initiative.” #InternationalWomensDay

Improved cookstoves empower women in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Bonobos and chimpanzees look very similar and both share 98.7% of their DNA with humans—making the two species our closest living relatives. Bonobos are usually a bit smaller, leaner and darker than chimpanzees. Their society is also different—bonobo groups tend to be more peaceful and are led by females.
The Iberian lynx is one of the world’s rarest cats. In fact, fewer than 500 are estimated to exist in the wild.

A photographer gets close to one of the world’s rarest cats

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Are you a musician? Share your love for the planet and resolve to fight climate change through your music. On March 25 at 8:30PM local time, go live on Facebook using #EarthHourLive.

Earth Hour 2017 - March 25, 8:30 your local time

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Save the date: This year, Earth Hour takes place at 8:30 p.m. local time on March 25. Momentum is on our side. The world is looking toward a renewable energy future. This Earth Hour, turn up the dark and get loud about climate action.

Earth Hour 2017 - March 25, 8:30 your local time

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Happy #WorldWildlifeDay! In the past year alone, we’ve had much to applaud when it comes to protecting wildlife and wild places: both the US and China began implementing elephant ivory bans to reduce poaching; the global wild tiger population rose for the first time in 100 years; giant pandas were removed from the endangered species list; and the US Congress passed the first comprehensive...
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On World Wildlife Day, give your stamp of approval to conservation funding

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Spotted: a mother leopard goes the extra mile to keep her cubs safe. It’s super rare to see a leopard with a cub because these cats usually hide their young until they’ve grown a bit. But WWF’s Deborah Ackerman got the chance to see a tiny, speckled leopard cub in person.

A leopard family offers safari-goers an unexpected reward in Botswana

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Music makes the world go ‘round. Show your commitment to fight climate change through the power of song and make your voice heard. On March 25 at 8:30PM local time, perform live on Facebook using #EarthHourLive.