WWF Forests
03/26/2017 at 13:01. Facebook
What a cute little family!

Can anybody tell us what kind of animal these forest dwellers are?
WWF Forests
03/25/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
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WWF Forests
03/25/2017 at 11:05. Facebook
The Selous forest. Breathtaking, isn't it?

Deforestation is affecting our planet's forests and is a key driver of climate change. SHARE to show you want to #MakeClimateMatter this Earth Hour - for the world's amazing forests and everything else we love about our incredible planet
WWF Forests
03/24/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
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WWF Forests
03/24/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
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WWF Forests
03/23/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Asian Rhinos are threatened by the loss of their forest, grassland and marshland habitat – mainly due to human settlements, logging and expanding agriculture.
WWF Forests
03/22/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
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WWF Forests
03/21/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Today we’re celebrating International Forests Day!

Did you know that forests are home to around 80% of the world’s terrestrial species?! From tigers and jaguars, to mountain gorillas and orang-utans, forests are home to some of the world’s most iconic animals.
Meet Andre, a self-described “gorilla mother”. Here he is looking after an orphaned gorilla who was rescued from horrific circumstances and brought into care by the staff of Virunga National Park, a beautiful World Heritage site.

Andre thinks of these gorillas as his own children and has cared for orphaned and rescued gorillas for more than a decade!

Happiness truly is a state where people...
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Did you know today is the International Day of Happiness?

Read about how spending time in nature can help improve our mood and mental well-being. #InternationalDayOfHappiness

On the nature of happiness: mental health and the environment - WWF UK Blog

It's Sunday!

Whether you're recovering from a stag do, spending time with your deerest, or just strolling across the fields. Have a great day.
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Raise a glass to this little fella...

It's that time of year again when we say hello to the Irish native common clover that is Shamrock, or seamrog as it's traditionally known in Ireland - which means 'summer plant'.

But will you be lucky enough to see one with four-leaves?
Boreal? For real!

Did you know, the world has a green foresty hat! It's called the Taiga, or Boreal Forest and it's the biggest biome in the world, apart from the oceans.

It's made up of spruce and pine forests, and runs along the high northern latitudes from Russia to Canada - taking in Scotland and Scandinavia, among other places. That's pretty awesome, I'm sure you'll agree!
What do a tree, Stonehenge and an ancient Sumerian writing system all have in common?

Well, they're all incredibly old! Over 5,000 years. The oldest tree species in the world is said to be a Great Basin bristlecone pine (Pinus Longaeva). It can be found in the White Mountains of California.
Give a little whistle...so we know you're there!

Can you spot the long-horned grasshopper in amongst this vegetation? These incredible crickets mimic their surroundings to hide from predators, as their flying skills aren't quite up to scratch.

They're commonly found in tropical climates like the Amazon Rainforest and they rub their forewings together to create a unique song, which is...
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Intriguing new theory suggests indigenous people who inhabited the Amazon before the arrival of European colonisers planted a vast number of trees.

Amazon forest 'shaped by pre-Columbian indigenous peoples' - BBC News

This stunning tropical bird is a Hoatzin

It looks like a pheasant, with a large golden crest. They can be found in swamps, riparian forests, and mangroves of the Amazon and the Orinoco Delta in South America.
Sssssscary story about how Brown tree snakes are wreaking havoc among bird populations and damaging the forest on the Pacific island of Guam.

Invasive snakes threaten forests on Pacific island of Guam - BBC News