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Study Pinpoints Arctic Shorebird Decline

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A new study co-authored by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) addresses concerns over the many Arctic shorebird populations in precipitous decline. Evident from the study is that monitoring and protection of habitat where the birds breed, winter, and stopover is critical to their survival and to that of a global migration spectacle.

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New Trillion Trees Partnership Calls for Global Efforts to Protect and Restore 1 Trillion Trees

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WCS, WWF, and BirdLife International today launched the Trillion Trees programme, a 25-year initiative to help implement and scale global forest commitments and spur greater ambitions towards protecting and restoring one trillion trees by 2050—the number needed to reverse the global decline in tree cover.

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Heartbreaking Video of Rescued African Gray Parrots Destined for Pet Trade

WCS has released heartbreaking footage of rescued African gray parrots from the Republic of Congo where thousands were destined for the illegal pet trade.

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Royal Send-Off

The Royal Government of Cambodia’s Fisheries Administration (FiA), WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), and the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) announced today the release of 25 Royal Turtles into their natural habitat in the Sre Ambel river system—the only place in Cambodia where this species is found.

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WCS, WWF, and Birdlife International to Launch Trillion Trees Partnership

Trillion Trees, an innovative new partnership among three of the world’s largest conservation organizations, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), WWF, and Birdlife International, will launch in London, United Kingdom on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

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Critically Endangered Sumatran Tigers On Path To Recovery in ‘In Danger’ UNESCO World Heritage Site

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A new scientific publication from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park Authority looks at the effectiveness of the park’s protection zone and finds that the density of Sumatran tigers has increased despite the continued threat of living in an ‘In Danger’ World Heritage Site.

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Experts Available

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Star Tortoise Makes Meteoric Comeback

The Burmese star tortoise (Geochelone platynota), a medium-sized tortoise found only in Myanmar’s central dry zone, has been brought back from the brink of extinction thanks to an aggressive captive-breeding effort spearheaded by a team of conservationists and government partners.

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Sustainable Financing of Conservation Just Got a Major Boost

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The Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA) announced today that the French Facility for Global Environment / Fonds Français pour l'Environnement Mondial (FFEM) and the MAVA Foundation have jointly awarded 701,114 Euros (822,315 USD) to support CFA.

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Answer Three Questions and Save Half the World's Biodiversity

A growing international movement called “Half Earth” calls for preserving 50 percent of the world’s biodiversity. In today’s Nature News and Views, conservationists pose three questions that need to be answered to make this bold vision a reality.







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