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The Tiger Experience ‘pop-up forest’ was set up at two Westfield shopping centres © WWF-UK #DoubleTigers

Face to face with tigers – in the UK

A few weeks ago we launched a new campaign putting members of the public in the boots of rangers, in which they’d come face to face with tigers… right in the middle of London! There was however not a single actual tiger in sight. So how did we do it? WWF’s work is incredibly broad, […]

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Baby turtle on a beach, Malaysia © WWF-Malaysia Malaysia

Turtle Guardians are the real heroes

I’m on a six month secondment to WWF-Malaysia, and was lucky enough to get the chance to do night patrol on the turtle beaches of Melaka. Here, WWF employs ‘Turtle Guardians’ to conduct research on Hawksbill and Green turtles and collect and incubate their eggs to thwart poachers. Four of the world’s seven species of […]

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Emily and the team © Emily Pringle / WWF-UK From the field

Sumatra diary – Day 1 – wildlife, worker co-ops and elephant patrols

At 4am, bleary-eyed but excited, we made our way to Lampung, in the south-west of Sumatra. I’m travelling with lovely WWF colleagues from Indonesia, Philippines, Japan and New Zealand. We’re met by WWF staff based at Lampung and given a fascinating overview of the work being done to help protect Bukit Barisan Selatan (BBS) national […]

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