Conservationists fight so save vultures in Pakistan

Once a common sight in the skies of Pakistan, today the white-backed vulture is facing extinction — its population devastated by the use of industrial drugs to breed the cattle whose carcasses they traditionally feed on. Pakistan’s Vulture Restoration Project in Changa Manga and local branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are desperately attempting to ensure the species does not die out.

Mapping the Amazon with drones

Drones zipping over the Amazon could boost conservation as the World Wildlife Fund experiments with a new project to bring technology to people on the ground.

Nearly 400 new species discovered in Amazon: WWF

Scientists have discovered 381 new species in the Amazon rainforest in two years, mostly in areas threatened by human activity, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced in a study just released.