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Sumatran Rhinos Declared Extinct In Malaysia

Researchers call for greater government intervention to save the Sumatran rhino, which has numbers just nine individuals in captivity worldwide.

WWF Report Highlights Diversity Loss In Mekong Region

The Greater Mekong risks losing more than a third of its remaining forest cover within the next two decades, warns a new WWF report.

Thai Buddhist Leaders Call For End To Ivory Use

Thai Buddhist leaders held on Friday the first-ever Buddhist merit-making ceremony to pray for the tens of thousands of elephants poached annually.

Yingluck Promises End To Ivory Trade In Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pledged to end the ivory trade in Thailand at the opening of the CITES Cop16 conference in Bangkok.

WWF: Refrain From Buying Illegal Wildlife During Chinese New Year

During the Chinese New Year period, WWF urges people not to purchase and consume illegal wildlife products, nor accept them as gifts during gatherings.

Chinese Solar Panel Maker Joins WWF’s Climate Savers Program

A Chinese solar panel maker has become the first Chinese company to join WWF's Climate Savers program.

WWF: China Is Depleting Ecological Resources Too Quickly

China is using the world's resources at 2.5 times of what its ecosystems can sustainably supply, says a new WWF study.

In Search Of A Good Dam On The Mekong

Plans to harness hydropower potential in the Lower Mekong Basin for the first time has led to a search for a good dam.

In The Mekong, Science – Not Guesswork – Must Prevail

With the livelihoods of 60 million people on the line, science - not guesswork - must prevail, writes WWF International Director General Jim Leape.

Mekong Dam May Cause Food Security Threat, Study

The planned hydropowered dams on the Mekong River could jeopardize food security for 60 million people, according to a study.