Dennis Jorgensen is the Bison Initiative Coordinator of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Last week, after working with Dennis and WWF, the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation (REDCO), the economic arm of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, committed nearly 28,000 acres of native grassland for the creation of a new plains bison herd of 1,500 animals, which […]Continue Reading 702 words
While we’ve seen the headlines of animals reclaiming cities and roaming wild as humans are stuck indoors, COVID-19 lockdowns have not been entirely beneficial for wildlife. In fact, in many regions of the world (like India, Southeast Asia, Africa and South America) poaching has increased. As the Independent explained, “the sudden fall in tourism income […]Continue Reading 539 words
In a new report entitled “Offline and in the Wild“ released yesterday by the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online, the Coalition, convened by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), TRAFFIC and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), reported removing or blocking over 3 million listings for endangered and threatened species and associated products from their online platforms to date.
Why This Matters: According to the experts, wildlife traffickers take great advantage of the anonymity of the internet to exploit endangered wildlife.Continue Reading 498 words
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Conservation group WWF and the Prado Museum have joined forces to raise the alarm about the impact of climate change.
The Art: Together they selected four masterpieces from the Prado collection to highlight the environmental consequences of various phenomena attributed to climate change.Continue Reading 184 words
One of the biggest environmental topics both in our current public dialogue and here at the Sustainable Brands conference from where I’m (Miro) reporting is that of plastic pollution. Already in the past year, several corporate commitments have been made with the stated goal of reducing plastics in the environment but can a multitude of […]Continue Reading 657 words