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Sky Rainforest Rescue

The legacy of Sky Rainforest Rescue

As the Sky Rainforest Rescue campaign came to an end in September, we’ve been celebrating the amazing range of results that have been achieved over the last six years with your support. Here, we reflect on how these successes help create a lasting legacy and an even wider impact in the Amazon, to go well beyond

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Cacao tree (Theobroma) in a plantation. Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. I Love Amazon Week

Ten products and ingredients that come from the Amazon.

The Amazon is much more than simply a beautiful, far-off tropical rainforest. It’s also a source of everyday items we rely on. Do you recognise these familiar products and ingredients? CHOCOLATE Did you know that your favourite chocolate originates from the cacao plant? This grows wild in Central and South America and cultivating it can

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Indonesian haze - peat fires show need for better palm oil control

Right now I’m in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, having just attended a series of meetings with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). All week we’ve been hearing about the record levels of air pollution in Singapore to the south. But now it’s reached Kuala Lumpur itself. This photo shows the ‘view’ of the iconic Menara

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Climate change and SDG’s – what are the links?

Last weekend in New York, world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that aim to end poverty, hunger, injustice and environmental destruction. The aim is sustainable development that benefits everyone without wrecking the planet. The set of SDGs is in itself is a great achievement, one which WWF can be really proud to have […]

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Change starts at home: WWF’s Living Planet Centre

This week is World Green Building Week, a chance to showcase sustainable buildings in action. We at WWF have been lucky enough to inhabit our own green building, the Living Planet Centre (LPC), since October 2013. But what does our own green home tell us, and why do we need more buildings like it? The WWF […]

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Pig and piglets feeding out on the grass

Food Security: From individual to collective action

Food security is a much discussed and misunderstood subject. It is complex. It is local, national, regional and global. It will be different depending on who or what you are, be it a smallholder in the sub-Saharan Africa or one in the UK, now labelled as  a “hobby farmer”. A multinational chain has a different […]

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Kingfisher Alcedo atthis, female, back view on branch

Why we’re challenging the government over its protection of precious rivers and wetlands

I’ve been working to improve the health of our rivers for the past five years. But, as an organisation, WWF has been doing this work for the past 20. It’s easy to understand why when you think about just how much our rivers support us – water is used for drinking, for businesses, for recreation […]

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SuperHomes – turning inspiration into action

At first glance, it might seem challenging to give an old Victorian home an energy make-over. SuperHome owner Ruth Shepherd shows how it can be done. Ruth’s Story In 2013 Ruth Shepherd decided to make some changes to her Manchester home. After a visit to SuperHome owner Eric Fewster’s house, Ruth decided to combine an […]

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The Wateraid Watert Stories exhibtion lit up at night © WaterAid/ Felix Swensson World Water Week

What role should business play in managing water risk?

Having been excited about the prospect of attending my first World Water Week in Stockholm for months, it didn’t disappoint! With the World Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Risk Report ranking ‘water crises’ as the number one risk to global sustainability, it was refreshing to hear leaders in the field be open about the challenges they […]

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