Legendary East London-based designer Steve Edge talks about the WWF-themed POC helmet he’s designed for Garmin-Sharp’s Dan Martin to wear in the Tour of Beijing in 2014. The helmet is being auctioned off to raise vital funds supporting WWF’s conservation work around the world.
http://ift.tt/1uYo18b Marco Lambertini, Director General, WWF International, discussing the findings of the 2014 Living Planet Report. Q: In light of the 2014 WWF Living Planet Report, how unsustainable are our lifestyles and what are the impacts on poverty? Q: Do you have a sense of hope for the future? Q: What is WWF’s role in bringing about a more sustainable future? Q: How can we bring about positive change to address the biggest global challenges? RID 3881
http://ift.tt/1uYo18b Living Planet Report case study on the Great Barrier Reef. Local sugarcane farmer, Gerry Deguara, talks about his work and connection with the Great Barrier Reef, Mackay, Queensland, Australia. RID 3879
http://ift.tt/1uYo18b Kookie Habtegaber, Green Economies Lead, WWF International, discussing green economy. In conjunction with 2014 Living Planet Report release. Q: WWF is a conservation organization. Should it be talking about economics? Q: What do you mean by “green economy”? Q: Businesses understand capital, but do they understand natural capital? Q: What should a CEO take away from the Living Planet Report? Q: What’s the economic argument for conservation? RID 3872
September 21st, more than 400 000 people turned out in New York and for solidary marches in 160 countries. In response to this, Samantha Smith, head of the WWF’s Global Climate and Energy Initiative, issued a statement to world leaders gathering for the UN Climate Summit September, 23 : “Your turn”. For more info: http://ift.tt/1ri2k56
Say no to coal in Palawan. Say yes to renewable energy investments around the world. http://ift.tt/1lqlpMI Palawan, situated at the heart of the coral triangle, has been deemed an icon under threat from fossil fuel’s due to the planned construction of a coal fired power plant on the island. With the current plan being opposed by numerous groups, WWF lends its voice to the people opposing this dirty, expensive fossil fuel option to support the cause that we can have 100% clean, cheaper, renewable energy for all. RID 3871