What a year it’s been for people and planet. Lots of good stuff happened, along with the inevitable bad stuff too. But WWF and the amazing people we work with have managed to keep the flame of hope alive for a sustainable future!
2022 has been a difficult year for many of us. COVID, conflict and other crises have never been far from the media headlines. Nature too has been having a tough time, with our Living Planet Report revealing how wildlife populations have dropped by a devastating 69% on average since 1970.
But that’s not the full story. There have also been some welcome signs of progress over the past 12 months in dealing with two of the biggest and trickiest challenges facing all life on Earth: the climate and nature loss crises.
Too many amazingly positive things have happened to mention them all here – thousands upon thousands of examples of people doing the right thing for our planet. Our grateful thanks go to you all!
Sometimes, the outcomes have not been what we wished for. But it’s important to celebrate every single contribution because there are no simple answers to the global environmental crisis, with results often mixed and progress faltering before breakthroughs are achieved.
And now (drumroll please), here are just a few of the big successes from 2022 that all of us can take pride in, and to which many have contributed:
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