December 30, 2016

No more excuses – Leading companies in WWF Scorecard show sustainable palm oil sourcing is possible

Companies are buying more certified sustainable palm oil than ever before – but urgent action is still needed to avoid the irreversible loss of tropical forests and species such as tigers, according to WWF’s latest assessment of palm oil buyers.

Climate change legislation marks proud moment in Australian history

WWF-Australia today hailed the passage through the Senate of the Clean Energy Future Bills as a proud moment in Australia’s history.

Turtle crisis looms for Great Barrier Reef

A wildlife crisis is developing along parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef coast with reports of unusually high numbers of endangered turtles washing up dead or starving, WWF said today.

Australia’s Own Dolphin Could Be Extinct Within Three Generations

Australia’s only endemic dolphin needs legal protection or could become extinct within three generations, a new report by WWF warns.

Pollution price needs to be high enough for clean energy

WWF has welcomed the decision by Labor and the Greens to put a fixed price on pollution from July 1 2012, transitioning to a cap and trade scheme, but the starting price will be critical to make the scheme effective.