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Scientists discovered an average of three new biological species each week in the Greater Mekong region of Asia, including such unique life forms as a fish with vampire-like fangs and a 22-foot tall carnivorous plant, international conservation group WWF announced on Wednesday.
The World Wildlife Fund for Nature on Thursday urged the general public to send in a recorded â€œroar of supportâ€ for endangered wild tigers.
Agreement with WWF Now Covers all of Domtar's EarthChoice(R) Paper, Further Promotes Forest Conservation and Environmental Responsibility TICKER SYMBOL UFS (NYSE, TSX) MONTREAL, Sept.
More than 120 new animal species, including a flying frog and a slug that can shoot, have been found in Borneo since 2007.
On Saturday, March 27, landmarks around the country will turn out their lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm to raise awareness of a call for action to battle global climate change as part of Earth Hour 2010.
A little-known Iranian salamander is poised to become the first example of a species requiring international government protection because of e-commerce â€“ a major threat to endangered wildlife that authorities are struggling to address.
Secretariat of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species recommends increased trade protection for red and pink corals. GENEVA, Feb.
It may be the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese zodiac, but the World Wildlife Fund revealed numbers on Tuesday that the Mekong tiger population has declined by 70 percent in the last 12 years.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced a new partnership with the WWF's Inside COP15. Between December 7th and 19th, up-to-the-minute footage from the Copenhagen Climate Summit will be available at www.blinkx.com.
COPENHAGEN, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A ground-breaking online video blog aimed at keeping the pressure on world leaders at the Copenhagen climate change summit goes live on Monday 7 December. ( Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091204/369734 ) WWF - the world's largest conservation organisation - has partnered with Green TV and Greenfilm to create Inside COP15, a live and on-demand online video service which will operate round the clock for the two weeks of the talks....
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.