Posts Tagged ‘ WWF ’

Negotiations result in ‘missed opportunity’ for the Antarctic

Jul 17th, 2013 | By

WWF has expressed deep disappointment that, after years of work negotiations on the establishment of marine protected areas (MPAs) around Antarctica failed to achieve any outcome as a result of opposition from Russia. The Antarctic Ocean Alliance, of which WWF is a member, today called the Russian delegation’s blocking of proposals for large ocean sanctuaries

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WWF Welcomes Quebec’s Climate Plan

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

WWF welcomes the 2013-2020 Action Plan on Climate Change (PACC 2020) and accompanying Government Strategy for adapting to Climate Change from the government of Quebec. The PACC 2020 sets an ambitious target of 20 per cent emissions reduction by 2020, based on 1990 levels, and the province is already making progress: 2009 emissions are 2.5

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