Japan’s largest e-commerce retailer, Rakuten, still sells ivory claiming theirs is “safe and legal.” But up to 30K elephants are poached each year because wildlife criminals are expert at hiding behind “legal” sales to turn a profit. Tell Rakuten to ban ivory! Add your name.
Coral reefs are home to a quarter of the world's marine life. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living thing on Earth, and the only living thing visible from space. Reefs aren’t just good for fish – 450 million people need them for food, jobs and protection from the sea. Good for health – medicines derived from corals fight diseases like HIV and cancer. Good for business – the Coral Triangle supports the livelihoods of more than 100 million people. Good for holidays – the Great Barrier…
Giant Panda. WWF (World Wildlife Fund) was the first international conservation organization to work in China at the Chinese government's invitation. WWF’s main role in China is to assist and influence policy-level conservation decisions through information collection, demonstration of conservation approaches, communications, and capacity building. Thanks to this program, panda reserves now cover more than 3.8 million acres of forest. http://worldwildlife.org/species/giant-panda
Commend A-List Actor for Helping Tigers - ForceChange. Leonardo DiCaprio recently donated three million dollars to the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) to help Nepal double its number of wild tigers. This initiative is just a fraction of the dedication that Leonardo DiCaprio has to the environment and the Earth’s tigers. Leonardo partnered with the WWF in 2010 and began a global campaign to help tigers in the wild; this donation is his most recent contribution to the tigers.