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Expedition Scientists in Bolivia Discover Seven Animal Species New to Science in World’s Most Biodiverse Protected Area

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Scientists on an expedition through Madidi National Park—the world’s most biologically diverse protected area— have now discovered seven animal species new to science, finds that were made in 2015 and recently confirmed through careful...
28-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WOLVERINES! WCS Arctic Team Collaring Elusive Predators on Alaska’s North Slope

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A WCS-led research team, working in cooperation with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has successfully placed satellite collars on two wolverines as part of a study to see how these elusive predators are faring on Alaska’s North Slope.
22-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Singapore’s Wild Bird Trade Raises Troubling Questions About African Grey Parrots

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A new study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and TRAFFIC underlines Singapore's role as a leading transit hub for birds from Africa and Europe to East Asia and the Middle East, and highlights serious discrepancies in the way this trade has...
18-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Night Stalker

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WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) released a stunning set of camera trap images recorded last week that show the dramatic end for a large Sambar deer (possibly weighing 200-300 kilos) taken down by the suffocating bite of a leopard.
14-Apr-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Right Whales Threatened by Planned Seismic Surveys Along Mid- and Southeastern Atlantic Seaboard, Say Scientists

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A series of seismic surveys for oil and gas planned for the mid- and southeastern Atlantic coastal areas of the United States pose a substantial threat to one of the world’s most endangered whale species, according to a group of renowned marine...
14-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pronghorn Migration Interpretive Site Completed in Wyoming

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Scientists with the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) announced the completion of an interpretive site celebrating the hard work of numerous partners that resulted in an outstanding conservation success and improved safety for motorists and...
11-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Laos, China and Viet Nam Enhance Cooperation to Combat Transnational Wildlife Trafficking Networks

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Frontline enforcement officers from key provinces, ports and border posts in Laos, China and Viet Nam completed an inter-agency field mission this week to share experiences, approaches and update the situation on wildlife smuggling networks along...
7-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Home Again: WCS and Blackfeet Nation Partner to Bring Buffalo Back to Their Original Homeland

The Blackfeet Nation, Elk Island National Park in Alberta, Canada (Elk Island), the Oakland Zoo and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) announced today that 88 plains bison have been transferred from Elk Island to the reservation of the Blackfeet...
5-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT 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

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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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