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Two WCS Scientists Are Finalists for World’s Leading Award for Animal Conservation


WCS is pleased to announce that two of its scientists, Dr. Joel Berger and Dr. P. Dee Boersma, have advanced as finalists for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize. This announcement was made by Indianapolis Prize officials today as the six finalists for the...
9-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Former Award Winning BBC Wildlife Producer Launches New Travel Brand with Tusk Trust and WCS

‘Oryx’ is a new experience, created by Fergus Beeley, which aims to help people to be more aware and better understand wildlife conservation.
9-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Second Hand Smoke: Nations That Produce Fewer Greenhouse Gases Most Vulnerable to Climate Change, Study Says

A new study by University of Queensland and WCS shows a dramatic global mismatch between nations producing the most greenhouse gases and the ones most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
3-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Some Climate Adaptations Do More Harm Than Good


Worldwide responses to climate change could leave people worse off in the future according to a recent study conducted by CSIRO, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the University of Queensland.
28-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Welcome to the World: New Chameleon Emerges From Wilds of Tanzania


WCS announced today that a team of scientists discovered a new species of chameleon in Tanzania.
27-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Transnational Collaboration Results in Arrest and Conviction of Illegal Wildlife Trader

An international collaboration between law enforcement agencies and wildlife crime investigators including the London Metropolitan Police Wildlife Crime Unit, UK Border Force, East Java Police (Indonesia), Interpol and the Wildlife Crimes Unit...
22-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Bear’s Best Friends


A recently released study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) details a new method using “detection dogs,” genetic analysis, and scientific models to assess habitat suitability for bears in an area linking the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem...
14-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Deadly Amphibian Fungus May Decline


A new study by WCS and other groups offers a glimmer of hope for some amphibian populations decimated by the deadly chytrid fungus.
14-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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WCS Praises Administration Plan to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

11-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

WCS Conservationist Lauds “Smart” Protection for Thailand’s Tigers & Elephants


A systematic patrol system called the “Smart” program has become a vital component in the protection of tigers, elephants, and other wildlife species in the forests of Thailand, according to scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society at...
11-Feb-2014 11:00 AM EST

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