Marco Engelbrecht

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Chilling reminders of climate change in the Arctic

WE OFTEN hear that the Arctic is the fastest-changing region on Earth. As the global climate warms, feedbacks such as the loss of heat-reflecting sea …

Help sea turtles in #WarmingWaters

Surviving a sea-change<p>The oceans are warming and rising.<br>How will sea turtles cope with their changing world?<p>Discover how WWF is working to protect …

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Conservation

Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?

As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up.<p>Scientists are having trouble convincing the public that people are changing the climate.<p>A Pew Research Center survey, released last week as part of a broader …

The world’s weather forecast: hot and getting hotter

We heard it was coming. We have certainly felt it coming! And now we know. US scientists from NASA and NOAA confirmed today that 2014 is the hottest …

Climate Change

The switch to renewable power is a battle we cannot afford to lose

The Lima climate talks saw a shift towards action with renewable energy taking centre stage, says the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency<p>Since the final gavel fell at the Lima climate talks earlier this month, discussions have centred on one question: what did the talks actually …

Richard Branson on Twitter: "My big idea for 2015: It's Time to End Poaching https://t.co/fozWBopyPK http://t.co/Yt69APVtlF"

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NASA's Spaceborne Carbon Counter Maps New Details

5 Key Takeaways From UN Climate Summit in Lima

World leaders make mixed progress toward new international climate agreement.<p>Can the world's nations come together around a climate agreement that staves off the worst effects of global warming?<p><b>That's been the question looming over the the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru, the last two weeks, as</b> …

Planet Green on Twitter: "Baby elephants are being abducted from Zimbabwe’s National Park, smuggled to Chinese zoos http://t.co/CuOJ2cNEVf http://t.co/p5HnYaqvHx"

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Poaching for Chinese Markets Pushes Tigers to the Brink

While playing with a submerged log in a pond, this 14 month-old cub spotted a deer in the distance. Photo: Steve Winter<p>Tiger Deaths Increase Inside Protected Areas<p>Inflamed By Poaching, Record-High Tiger Deaths Reported In India<p>What You Don't Know About the Tiger Trade Is Killing Them<p>Tiger Poaching …

Wildlife

Countdown to extinction: Only 6 northern white rhinos left on Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Unique? Suni was much more than that. He was vital to the survival of his kind.<p>So, on Friday, after rangers found the northern white rhino lifeless in his hut on a Kenyan wildlife conservancy, a short countdown to extinction began.<p>Suni was one of only seven northern whites left in the …

Urgent international action needed following elephant poaching statistics in Mozambique

<b>Maputo:</b> Up to 900 elephants died in northern Mozambique over a three year period according to the latest results from an aerial survey. The survey, …

Extinction

Infographic: How Illegal Fish Arrives on Your Dinner Plate

How Illegal Fish Arrives on Your Dinner Plate<p>Illegally caught seafood looks the same as any other seafood you buy at a store or in a market, making …

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Oil company Soco not to drill in Virunga World Heritage Site

<b>London</b> – Soco International PLC will end its operations in Africa’s oldest national park and also is committing to remain out of all other UNESCO …

Wildlife

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US Imposes One of the Longest Sentences to Wildlife Trader

The United States imposed one of the longest sentences for a wildlife trafficking on Zhifei Li, the ringleader of an illegal wildlife trafficking …

Media Release

This year alone, 46 rhino carcases have been discovered in the iconic Kruger National Park which is bearing the brunt of the carnage. Six were from …

Wildlife

Record poaching pushes rhinos towards extinction

Rhino poaching reached record levels last year in South Africa, having escalated for five years in a row. On current trends, deaths could soon …

South Africa

Permit to hunt black rhino auctioned for $350 000

<b>Original Source: Dallas News</b><p><b>A permit to hunt an endangered African black rhino has sold for US$350 000 at a closely watched auction that’s been</b> …

Wildlife

Do Elephants Deserve Foreign Aid?

Zac Goldsmith MP is calling on the UK government to release some of its billions of 'Foreign Aid' money to help stop the decimation of wildlife in …

Foreign Aid

21 Tanzanian officials suspended over poaching claims

© Chad Cocking<p><b>Original Source: alllAfrica</b><p><b>Tanzania’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has suspended 21 Wildlife Department staff for</b> …

Wildlife

Living Planet Report 2016

Human activities are pushing our planet into uncharted territory. In fact, there’s strong evidence that we’ve entered a new geological epoch shaped …

Anthropocene

By the Numbers: Rangers Combat Wildlife Crime

3,000 The number of park rangers trained with support from WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program. Rangers from more than 20 countries …

Wildlife

Scientists call for critically endangered listing for West Africa's lions

<b>The living dead, scientists call them: populations of animals so small their extinction is all but inevitable. At the top of the list may be lions in</b> …

Biodiversity

Last Chance to Save 'The Last Ocean'

Antarctica’s ocean is the least protected on Earth. As October draws to a close, WWF, as part of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance, is calling on the …

Conservation