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WWF E-News March 2022

Discover how, together, we're taking steps forward to protect snow leopards and communities, river dolphins, and our oceans. Also, meet amazing women who are making waves in conservation. Thank you for protecting nature with us.


From puppy to protector

Conflict between snow leopards and livestock herders is high in the remote mountains of Mongolia. What's helping? Puppies.

How puppies are helping ►

Join the Earth Hour movement

On Saturday, March 26, at 8:30 pm local time, millions of people, cities, businesses, and landmarks—including the Empire State Building—around the world will turn off their lights to show their commitment to protecting our planet. Will you join them?

First-ever river dolphin tagging in Asia

Three endangered Indus river dolphins were safely tagged with satellite transmitters in Pakistan. WWF's Dr. Uzma Khan shares how this is a game changer for dolphin conservation.

Celebrating women conservationists

Learn how these conservation scientists push through challenging circumstances and what they love most about their important work.

Good news for ending plastic pollution

Learn how the UN is taking steps toward ending plastic pollution. It may be the world's most ambitious environmental action yet.

TRAVEL WITH WWF

52 travel destinations for a changed world

The New York Times's annual list of can't-miss destinations looks a little different this year, focusing on places at the forefront of conservation and social change.



Can you tell?

This species is one of the smallest Canines in North America. Do you know what it is?

Take a guess ►



Species spotlight: Galápagos sea lion

Galápagos sea lions are the most common mammal of the Galápagos Islands. They live in social groups of about 30 individuals—mostly mature females, their young, and one dominant, territorial male. They are active during the day, foraging at shallow depths for fish, squid, octopus, and crustaceans.


Species

Zalophus wollebaeki


Status

Endangered


Size

Males are larger than females and can weigh over 500 lbs.


Interesting info

If you've ever wondered how to tell if an animal is a seal or a sea lion, look for ear flaps. If you see them, then it's a sea lion.




Send a sea lion ecard



Symbolically adopt a sea lion and support WWF's global conservation efforts


WWF en Español

WWF ofrece una gran cantidad de interesante contenido en Español como parte de nuestros esfuerzos por llegar a la comunidad Latina e Hispana de Estados Unidos. Visita Descubre WWF, y síguenos en @WWFNoticias en Twitter y @descubre_wwf en Instagram.

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Photos: Baby and puppy © WWF-Mongolia; Empire State Building photo courtesy of Empire State Realty Trust; Dr. Uzma Khan © WWF-Pakistan; Conservationists © Norby Arboleda; Beach cleanup © WWF/Vincent Kneefe; Cheetahs © Gavin Lautenbach; Can you tell image © Ghost Bear/Shutterstock; Galápagos sea lions © Antonio Busiello/WWF-US; Sea lion ecard © Antonio Busiello/WWF-US; Humid montane mixed forest © Staffan Widstrand/Wild Wonders of China/WWF

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