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# wwf - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

World’s wildlife under threat from climate change, report warns
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

World’s wildlife under threat from climate change, report warns

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:39 AM 5,180 Views 14 Comments

WWF is urging leaders meeting at the Cop26 climate summit to commit to action to curb global temperature rises to 1.5C and avoid catastrophe.

# wwf - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Human activity sends wildlife into ‘freefall’ with 66% drop in global populations since 1970
# Nature
# Nature

Human activity sends wildlife into ‘freefall’ with 66% drop in global populations since 1970

Sep 10th 2020, 11:21 AM 13,433 Views 41 Comments

Charity WWF is calling for national laws to stop the impact of human activity on nature.

# wwf - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'Humans have overrun the world': David Attenborough issues stark warning ahead of new documentary
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'Humans have overrun the world': David Attenborough issues stark warning ahead of new documentary

Jan 15th 2020, 2:53 PM 48,811 Views 99 Comments

A new documentary looks back on the life of David Attenborough.

# wwf - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Pushing nature to the brink': WWF warns world's animal population declines by over 60%
# Runaway Human Consumption
# Runaway Human Consumption

'Pushing nature to the brink': WWF warns world's animal population declines by over 60%

Oct 30th 2018, 9:31 AM 13,111 Views 75 Comments

WWF’s Living Planet Report has said the population of vertebrates has more than halved since 1970.

# wwf - Sunday 22 April, 2018

How social media means we may never see another Andre The Giant
# Big Boots To Fill
From The42
# Big Boots To Fill

How social media means we may never see another Andre The Giant

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:00 PM 30,056 Views 22 Comments

We know too much about today’s superstars, with one notable exception, says wrestling writer Josh Nason.

# wwf - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Wildlife groups accused of abuses against tribes 'in the name of conservation'
# Pygmy Tribes
# Pygmy Tribes

Wildlife groups accused of abuses against tribes 'in the name of conservation'

Oct 1st 2017, 9:30 AM 8,756 Views 3 Comments

Activist group Survival said “green colonialism” is not just destroying lives but also harming conservation.

# wwf - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'Vince McMahon is a genius... He used to ring me at 4am all the time'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Vince McMahon is a genius... He used to ring me at 4am all the time'

Jul 15th 2017, 10:00 AM 35,435 Views 9 Comments

Former WWE writer and star Bruce Prichard chats to The42 about his career in wrestling.

# wwf - Monday 1 May, 2017

Tiny Mexican porpoise on the brink of extinction can only be saved by captivity
# Vaquita
# Vaquita

Tiny Mexican porpoise on the brink of extinction can only be saved by captivity

May 1st 2017, 8:30 AM 10,424 Views 14 Comments

Captivity is the only thing that can save the Mexican vaquita, who are already extremely genetically inbred.

# wwf - Sunday 26 March, 2017

World landmarks switched off the lights for Earth Hour last night
# DARK TIMES
# DARK TIMES

World landmarks switched off the lights for Earth Hour last night

Mar 26th 2017, 3:18 PM 9,527 Views 27 Comments

The WWF organise the annual event to raise awareness about climate change.

# wwf - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise
# Vanishing Vaquita
# Vanishing Vaquita

Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise

May 21st 2016, 11:15 AM 11,727 Views 13 Comments

The five-foot sea creatures are being caught as bycatch in illegal fishing nets.

# wwf - Monday 1 February, 2016

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer
# Illness
From The42
# Illness

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer

Feb 1st 2016, 6:47 PM 27,324 Views 33 Comments

The 58-year-old Canadian star confirmed the news in a post on his official Instagram page.

# wwf - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Which would you prefer as a pet - a walking fish, or a sneezing monkey?
# New Discoveries
# New Discoveries

Which would you prefer as a pet - a walking fish, or a sneezing monkey?

Oct 10th 2015, 3:00 PM 8,506 Views 11 Comments

More than 200 species have been discovered in the eastern Himalayas recently.

# wwf - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Hungry polar bears trap researchers in weather station
# Russia
# Russia

Hungry polar bears trap researchers in weather station

Sep 2nd 2015, 9:29 AM 16,682 Views 23 Comments

The workers are living in a remote weather station on the north Russian island of Vaygach.

# wwf - Sunday 23 August, 2015

A wrestling cult hero is coming to Dublin next week
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

A wrestling cult hero is coming to Dublin next week

Aug 23rd 2015, 8:30 AM 7,247 Views 8 Comments

The Over the Top Wrestling event takes place in the Tivoli Theatre next Sunday.

# wwf - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper has died aged 61
# RIP
# RIP

Wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper has died aged 61

Aug 1st 2015, 12:01 AM 34,642 Views 49 Comments

“He was one of the most generous, sincere and authentic people I have ever known.”

# wwf - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Shawn Michaels' upcoming appearance in Wexford has been cancelled
# Famous Face
From The42
# Famous Face

Shawn Michaels' upcoming appearance in Wexford has been cancelled

Jul 1st 2015, 12:40 AM 6,713 Views 1 Comment

A spokesperson for Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, originally told The42 that the event was going ahead.

# wwf - Friday 12 June, 2015

Former professional wrestler Dusty Rhodes dead at 69
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former professional wrestler Dusty Rhodes dead at 69

Jun 12th 2015, 9:29 AM 4,492 Views 3 Comments

The American Dream is no more.

# wwf - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

How well do you remember your 90 wrestlers?
# Old School
From The42
# Old School

How well do you remember your 90 wrestlers?

Mar 31st 2015, 3:00 PM 16,054 Views 14 Comments

And yes, we know it was fake even then.

# wwf - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Will you be switching out the lights for Earth Hour?
# Light Out
# Light Out

Will you be switching out the lights for Earth Hour?

Mar 28th 2015, 2:16 PM 22,631 Views 51 Comments

If you want to participate, you have to go dark from 8.30pm this evening.

# wwf - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Which legendary wrestler are you?
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

Which legendary wrestler are you?

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:00 PM 27,767 Views 32 Comments

With Survivor Series taking place later tonight, take our test to see which star you most resemble.

# wwf - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Baseball player pays tribute to The Ultimate Warrior in TV interview
# Warrior Spirit
From The42
# Warrior Spirit

Baseball player pays tribute to The Ultimate Warrior in TV interview

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:00 PM 2,427 Views 0 Comments

‘Sing the power of the Warrior.’

# wwf - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

The Ultimate Warrior remembered: how James Hellwig became a king of the ring
# The Warrior
From The42
# The Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior remembered: how James Hellwig became a king of the ring

Apr 9th 2014, 3:47 PM 6,459 Views 7 Comments

Tributes have poured in the for the wrestling legend.

Wrestling mourns the death of The Ultimate Warrior
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Wrestling mourns the death of The Ultimate Warrior

Apr 9th 2014, 12:00 PM 32,992 Views 59 Comments

The former WWF champion died last night, aged 54.

# wwf - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Why everyone should watch WrestleMania tonight
# Bit O' Rossallin
From The42
# Bit O' Rossallin

Why everyone should watch WrestleMania tonight

Apr 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 6,321 Views 13 Comments

Or set the Sky box if you Hulkamaniacs need to get up for work these days.

# wwf - Sunday 30 March, 2014

7 unfortunate people whose mammies heard about Earth Hour
# Put Out That Light
From The Daily Edge
# Put Out That Light

7 unfortunate people whose mammies heard about Earth Hour

Mar 30th 2014, 12:07 PM 3,768 Views 0 Comments

Their mams got some serious notions about saving the environment.

# wwf - Sunday 26 January, 2014

3…2…1… Here’s our favourite Royal Rumble moments of all time!
# Top Rope
From The42
# Top Rope

3…2…1… Here’s our favourite Royal Rumble moments of all time!

Jan 26th 2014, 12:51 PM 11,545 Views 34 Comments

Forget your Superbowls and World Series. The biggest night in American sports entertainment is tonight.

# wwf - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Sports film of the week - Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows
# Essential Viewing
From The42
# Essential Viewing

Sports film of the week - Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows

Jan 12th 2014, 10:07 PM 9,176 Views 12 Comments

Wrestler Bret Hart’s painstaking journey to the top of his profession is recounted in comprehensive detail.

# wwf - Friday 22 November, 2013

Snapshot: The Rock as a 5-year-old with Andre the Giant
# WWF
From The42
# WWF

Snapshot: The Rock as a 5-year-old with Andre the Giant

Nov 22nd 2013, 11:27 AM 27,698 Views 4 Comments

‘Uncle Andre’ is what he knew the late wrestling star as.

# wwf - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Here are Hulk Hogan’s best matches to celebrate his 60th birthday
# Runnin' Wild
From The42
# Runnin' Wild

Here are Hulk Hogan’s best matches to celebrate his 60th birthday

Aug 11th 2013, 10:00 AM 3,910 Views 7 Comments

This ones for you Hulkamaniacs.

# wwf - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Former WWE star Kurt Angle's unlikely London 2012 bid
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Former WWE star Kurt Angle's unlikely London 2012 bid

Feb 16th 2012, 4:49 PM 1,468 Views 3 Comments

At the age of 43, the wrestler is looking to qualify for this year’s Olympics – 16 years after winning gold in Atlanta.

# wwf - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan
# Whale Shark
From The Daily Edge
# Whale Shark

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan

Feb 8th 2012, 11:54 AM 6,927 Views 18 Comments

Fishermen say that they found the 40-foot-long dead shark in the Arabian Sea near Karachi.

# wwf - Sunday 23 October, 2011

The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Oct 23rd 2011, 9:30 AM 542 Views 2 Comments

Joe DiMaggio, Dan Wheldon, the beauty of football and a real-life answer to The Wrestler: it’s an extra-special, double edition of our weekly round-up.

# wwf - Friday 21 October, 2011

WATCH: An amazing short film about Scott 'Razor Ramon' Hall
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

WATCH: An amazing short film about Scott 'Razor Ramon' Hall

Oct 21st 2011, 9:05 PM 1,062 Views 2 Comments

The one-time WWF superstar has battled a substance abuse addiction for nearly two decades. Now, on the brink of congestive heart failure, he can’t say goodbye to the ring.

# wwf - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Gallery: 615 new species discovered in Madagascar since 1999
# New Species
From The Daily Edge
# New Species

Gallery: 615 new species discovered in Madagascar since 1999

Jun 7th 2011, 12:16 PM 899 Views 70 Comments

Look through some of the World Wildlife Fund’s photos of new lemurs, chameleons and snakes discovered on the fourth-largest island in the world.

# wwf - Thursday 2 December, 2010

The YouTube chart: another week, another week of viral videos
# Work Can Wait
From The42
# Work Can Wait

The YouTube chart: another week, another week of viral videos

Dec 2nd 2010, 12:04 PM 339 Views 13 Comments

John O’Shea shows why he’s a defender, Paulie and BOD get the giggles and the wedding every boy dreams about.

# wwf - Monday 29 November, 2010

Leslie Nielsen a sports fan? Shirley you can't be serious
# Funny Ol' Game
From The42
# Funny Ol' Game

Leslie Nielsen a sports fan? Shirley you can't be serious

Nov 29th 2010, 10:44 AM 158 Views 0 Comments

Comedy giant Leslie Nielsen passed away last night. The world of sport mourns him too.

# wwf - Saturday 27 November, 2010

Political football: eight athletes who turned to politics
# Different Ball Game
From The42
# Different Ball Game

Political football: eight athletes who turned to politics

Nov 27th 2010, 10:49 AM 599 Views 1 Comment

It’s not such a big leap really…

# wwf - Thursday 28 October, 2010

A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest
# Rainforest
From The Daily Edge
# Rainforest

A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest

Oct 28th 2010, 7:23 AM 1,426 Views 0 Comments

In Pictures: An amazing array of new species that have been uncovered in the Amazon rainforest.