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Conservation Hackathon: Sharing data…and pizza

As an organisation, how do you utilise and make the most of all of the data that you are amassing? At WWF, we are beginning to wrestle with what I think is actually proving to be quite a common problem… The movement towards open data and sharing is a really exciting one but it won’t […]

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Five for Friday: Paddington Bear, Spiderman, Turtles, how super!

Hello again blog readers. Since my first ‘Five for Friday’ there’s been a very large amount of activity here on the blog site, mainly around fighting to end wildlife crime, but also about T-shirts, running in the Antarctic…oh and Paddington bear. I’m aware that my first post was a tad long, so I’m going to […]

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Ivory-Inferno-Gabon. Copyright: WWF-Canon / James Morgan Illegal Wildlife trade

TRAFFIC drop in to talk about illegal wildlife trade

TRAFFIC – a joint programme of WWF and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature – is the only global organisation that focuses solely on monitoring and reducing the illegal wildlife trade. With poaching reaching crisis point – 1,004 rhinos killed by poachers in South Africa alone in 2013 and about 22, 000 African […]

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Duncan Mizen - WWF Blog Manager

Five for Friday – A summary of 5 blogs from the past month

Hello blog readers, If I haven’t already introduced myself, I’m Duncan and I’m responsible for the majority of the content that goes on your blog every week. That’s not to say that I write it all, not by a long stretch – we have many expert members of the wider WWF team who are more […]

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Decarbonising Britain debate

On Tuesday this week we convened a panel of industry leaders to debate the economic case for a low carbon UK economy. The event, titled ‘Decarbonising Britain’, saw representatives from major businesses Kingfisher plc, Aviva and DONG Energy discussing the economic argument for a low carbon UK with speakers from the Manufacturers Organisation for UK […]

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Lurking in the deep

It’s that time of year again when the day’s get shorter and the colder nights draw in, and we turn our attention to what ghoulish or ghastly costume we are going to wear to the Halloween party. To pay some homage to this the fiendish of festivals, hear at WWF we’ve decided to treat you […]

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