Mangroves provide valuable services for people and the planet, but they’re disappearing at an alarming rate. About 50% of the world’s mangroves have been wiped out in the last half century and human activity has been mostly to blame. If we don’t act now, we could lose the remaining mangrove cover in just 100 years.
Are you a musician? We’re calling on you to 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. Learn more and let us know you’re participating: [ Wwf.to Link ].
The latest survey of monarch butterfly’s winter habitat in Mexico is a stark reminder that these butterflies are in need of protection: The area occupied by the butterfly colonies has decreased 27% compared to last year’s survey, which is conducted every winter at the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve.
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. Learn more: [ Wwf.to Link ]
“Wildlife conservation can be a tough job. What's so devastating about the vaquita is that it could go extinct with the majority of the world having no idea this beautiful animal even existed. But I refuse to give up hope. We'll fight on.” – WWF’s Leigh Henry.
Something was off about Wusa, a dedicated gorilla mother. She couldn’t put weight on one of her hands, making caring for her three-month-old infant difficult. WWF’s Primate Habitation Program staff realized that her wrist was caught in a metal snare.
This is a big deal! Nepal is celebrating 1000 days of zero rhino poaching in Chitwan National Park. Poached to the brink of extinction, the recovery of the greater one-horned rhino is considered to be one of the greatest conservation successes.