Polar Bear

It’s International Polar Bear Day! Learn how YWPF are helping to save the Polar Bear

kathryn@bonnerandhindley.co.uk News

Wednesday 27th February is International Polar Bear Day, in association with Polar Bears International (PBI), our partner charity for YWPF’s flagship project, Project Polar. This combines the three objectives of YWPF: conservation, welfare and education. It is a programme for conservation and a centre for research, to help bears both in the wild and in zoos. This is crucial work …

Miracle Wallaby and her new joey help raise funds for Australian Wildlife Bush Fire Crisis

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A wallaby, who recovered after being shot by thugs, has given birth months after being left for dead and is now spearheading the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation campaign to raise funds to help crisis-stricken wildlife in Australia. New mum named Wilding, who was nursed back to health and rehabilitated at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park after the sickening incident, and …

IUCN Guidelines for Assessing Species’
Vulnerability to Climate Change Now Available in Spanish

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International climate conservation efforts will be given a major boost at a summit hosted at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park this week. Experts from the Climate Change Specialist Group of the IUCN (International Union for Conservation and Nature) will agree the plan for the next stages of a significant new climate change initiative to promote a deeper understanding of climate change, its …

The conservation work of the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation has been recognised in a major international award

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The Foundation (YWPF) plays a crucial role in climate change education and awareness and contributed to the efforts of the Climate Change Specialist Group which won the accolade. News of the award comes during Polar Bear Week, which started on Monday, and celebrates the species but warns that two-thirds of the planet’s polar bears could disappear before the end of the century …

Endangered lemurs receive a vital funding boost from the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation

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The charity has made a substantial grant to help save the species from extinction and empower local communities to protect them. The award was made on World Lemur Day which aims to raise awareness that 91% of the 103 known lemur species are threatened, which makes them the most endangered primate on the planet. YWPF which supports conservation and welfare …