President Obama announced long-awaited draft ivory regulations over the summer. The draft ivory regulations come at a time when the slaughter of wild elephants continues unabated. Tanzania recently announced a drastic 60 percent drop in its elephant populations in the past five years due to poaching for ivory trade. WWF welcomes the strong and…Read More
For over 20 years, Ghislain Somba Byombo has risked his life to protect wildlife in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). His reason for doing so is simple: he wants to save the animals he loves so dearly and keep the natural beauty of his country intact.
For people who have problems visualizing climate change, this is what it can look like in the Arctic – 35,000 walruses crowded onto an Alaskan beach, driven there by the loss of their preferred resting and feeding place on coastal ice. A similar scene is playing out on beaches across the Bering Strait in Russia. These enormous gatherings follow…Read More
Thousands of walruses are coming to shore along Alaska's coast. But this isn't the kind of gathering we like to see. Dramatic temperature increases in the Arctic caused by climate change are melting the summer sea ice and in some areas forcing walruses ashore in mass groups, sometimes with deadly consequences to mothers and calves due to…Read More
Rangers are giving their lives to conservation. It's our turn to give back. Please, give what you can. 100% of your donation will benefit WWF's Back a Ranger project, which helps rangers get the equipment, training, resources and infrastructure they need to stop wildlife crime. Back a Ranger today:…Read More