News tagged with world wildlife fund

Concerns ahead of S. Africa climate talks

South Africa's preparations to host the next major round of climate talks have met with scepticism from activists critical of what they say is the country's lack of leadership on environmental issues.

Aug 07, 2011 3.7 / 5 (3) 11

Lynx back in Hungary after 100 years

After more than a century, lynxes have returned to northern Hungary thanks to a ban on hunting the wild cats in neighbouring Slovakia, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Thursday.

Dec 13, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 0

US destroys six-ton ivory stockpile

The United States has destroyed six tons of confiscated elephant ivory, in a move wildlife groups hailed as a bold message to criminal traffickers that the ivory is worthless.

Nov 15, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 24

Namibia defends black rhino hunt

Namibia wildlife authorities on Friday defended the auction of permits to hunt black rhino, saying the kill was aimed at conserving the endangered species.

Jan 10, 2014 not rated yet 0