Tag Archives: WWF

Growing Sea Levels Put Bengal Tigers at Risk, Says IUCN

Royal Tiger or more ordinarily Bengal Tiger started undergoing a decreasing tendency since 2011. It posed such an intense effect on these species that the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) declared them to be endangered in 2010.   Now, IUCN also declared that growing sea levels triggered by alteration in climate puts the Bengal tigers ...

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World Earth Hour: BSES Pitches for Delhi Residents to Repeat Last year Feat; Rashtrapati Bhavan Joins

Delhi power supplier BSES has again pitched for all national capital residents to switch-off power utility for one hour on March 28 from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM to observe the worldwide Earth Hour movement as part of the energy-saving awareness campaign. At it shighest level, Delhi consumed 3935 MW of power in July 2014. The WWF-sponsored program, into its ...

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Prediction: Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao – Who’ll Win? Listen to Hearn!

With the Big Day clash between world famous top boxers Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather coming on May 2 this year at Las vegas, the fans world over are glued to any predictions flashed on the Internet. Seizing the opportunity, Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has joined world of crazy predictions vying for Mayweather’s win. The UK promoter of boxing sports ...

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Lights add drama to WIFW during Earth Hour

The clock struck 8.30 p.m Saturday – it was the Earth Hour – but lights continued to be turned on at the venue of the glitzy and glamorous Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) autumn-winter 2014. FDCI president Sunil Sethi however said the design fraternity is all for the cause. The fashion gala is being held at Pragati Maidan, and ...

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Thai ivory ban needed to save elephants, says WWF

Massive quantities of African ivory are being laundered through shops in Thailand and fuelling the elephant poaching crisis, conservation group WWF says. The organization is launching on Wednesday a global petition asking Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to ban all ivory trade in Thailand in order to curb the illegal killing of African elephants. Although it is against the law ...

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Troubled times for endangered Yangtze finless porpoise, says WWF

Wuhan, China – A research expedition underway on the Yangtze is looking to discover how many of the world’s only freshwater finless porpoises can be found in the river – and how to save the remaining population from extinction. The endangered Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis), which numbers less than 1,800 in the wild, lives mainly in the central ...

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