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Monarch conservation in the US
As part of WWF’s Monarch Butterfly Week, we spoke with Dr. Karen Oberhauser and Wendy Caldwell of the Monarch Joint Venture about ongoing efforts to support monarch breeding and migration in the US.

Protect the Monarch Forest
As part of WWF’s Monarch Butterfly Week, we spoke with Jorge Rickards G., Conservation Director at WWF Mexico, about the species in their wintering habitat.

Revised palm oil standards a positive step forward
WWF has welcomed revised standards for sustainable palm oil that were endorsed by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) at its extra-ordinary General Assembly last week in Kuala Lumpur.

Earth Hour Global Update: Uganda unveils the world’s first Earth Hour Forest
WWF Uganda secures 2700 hectares for reforestation, challenges Ugandans to fill it with 500,000 trees.

Despite successes, Congo Basin forests being ‘emptied’ of their elephants
Massive quantities of illegal African ivory are being laundered through Thai shops. To save Africa’s elephants it is essential that Thailand closes this legal loophole. Join us in asking Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to ban all ivory trade in Thailand.