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Energy efficiency – a vital European response

Tackling climate change through reducing our carbon emissions is one of the key ways in which WWF is striving to protect the natural world and energy efficiency is the foundation upon which we will need to build our low carbon … Continue reading

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Competition to lead UK switch off

One community – be that your school, workplace, street, village, pub or club – will lead the UK’s Earth Hour switch off and landmarks like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Edinburgh Castle, could follow as you switch off to make … Continue reading

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WWF discourages use of floating lanterns

In the interests of preventing fires, protecting the countryside and not unnecessarily wasting the time of emergency services WWF-UK strongly discourages the release of floating paper lanterns (Chinese/sky lanterns) in support of Earth Hour. For lots of ideas on other … Continue reading

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Fukushima follow-up: support Japan’s renewable energy campaign

Posted by WWF guest blogger — Arai Hideko With the anniversary of the Fukishima nuclear disaster coming up in March, WWF in Japan will be submitting a petition to the government as part of a 100% Renewable Energy Campaign. We’re … Continue reading

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Discovery Vertical 10K Marathon slated

MANILA, Philippines — Another keen competition is expected when Discovery Channel stages its second 10K Vertical Marathon on Feb. 12 at the 20-storey Stamford Executive Residence in Residences in McKinley Hill, Taguig… http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/348407/discovery-vertical-10k-marathon-slated

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China report spells out climate risks

Beijing – Global warming threatens China’s march to prosperity by cutting crops, shrinking rivers and unleashing more droughts and floods, says the government’s latest assessment of climate change, projecting big shifts in how the nation feeds itself… http://www.news24.com/SciTech/News/China-report-spells-out-climate-risks-20120118

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Turning alternative transportation into a better quality of life

 Posted by Guest blogger — John Davies on 18/01/2012 The delicate twist of environmentally friendly options, whatever they maybe, have typically fought commercial business interests or simply a lack of understanding. While those reading will likely be receptive already to naturalistic … Continue reading

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WWF’s Earth Hour – The global deal

TES — This film from WWF shows how in Copenhagen in December 2009, representatives from 190 countries will meet at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to adopt a new international agreement – the global deal – setting out … Continue reading

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WWF Launch Earth Hour

The Green Familia — WWF, the World Wildlife Fund, is one of the largest independent conservation organisations with more than five million supporters and a global network active in more than one hundred countries. The countdown to WWF’s Earth Hour … Continue reading

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WWF Earth Hour Awards

Introduced by WWF-Australia in 2011, the WWF Earth Hour Awards celebrate the outstanding actions of individuals, schools, communities and businesses across Australia going beyond the hour for a more sustainable planet…  http://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/lfs/Events_Grants_Awards/Grants_Awards/WWF_Earth_Hour_Awards

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