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Itezhi-tezhi Dam, water flowing out of retention basin© Sarah Black / WWF World Water Week

Water security at basin scale; the importance of power, politics and communication

With World Water Week taking place this week in Stockholm, I have been thinking back to the Water Security Short Course at the University of East Anglia (UEA) that I was lucky enough to attend recently. In this blog I share the key lessons I took away including the importance of setting our actions in the catchment context and […]

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© WWF / Simon Rawles forests

Will the axe fall on UK businesses timber supply?

In WWF’s Living Forests report series, we estimated that increasing global demand for wood for timber, paper and energy  could triple by 2050 as population rises and consumption increases. Without urgent and decisive action on the sustainable future of global forest resources, to ensure timber supply, the only way to meet this is by the continuing decimation of our life enhancing forests. […]

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Moy wind farm, Inverness

Mars UK: a giant leap towards sustainability

At Mars, as one of the world’s largest food manufacturers, we recognise that we are in a position to positively influence and advocate for policy change. We can do this through leading by example, making bold commitments and meeting our own ambitious targets to tackle the impact we have on the environment. That’s why we […]

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Sardine shoal © Wanderlasss

Viable long-term economic plan needs a natural capital “Stress test”

Nature is fundamental to human life, underpinning our well-being, and our economies. It provides the food, energy and materials that are vital to economic prosperity and development, and provides other ‘ecosystem services’ such as flood protection, pollination of our crops, and clean air and water that are crucial for the living standards we enjoy today. […]

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Puffins on the Welsh coast. ©iStock

Springing into action for chalk streams

Spring is all about new life – and at WWF we’re really excited to be pushing ahead with our collaborative work with Coca-Cola to bring life back to English chalk streams. We’ve been working in partnership with Coca-Cola to secure a thriving future for English rivers since 2012 and have achieved some great results. In […]

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