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WCS Unveils New Strategy to Tackle Conservation Challenges

WCS today unveiled its WCS: 2020 strategic plan, supported by a new website and brand identity, with the goal to conserve the world's largest wild places in 15 priority regions, home to more than 50 percent of the world's biodiversity.
7-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chile to Create Patagonia Marine Protected Area Network


The Government of Chile announced today at the Our Oceans Summit in Valparaiso its plan to design a network of Marine Protected Areas for the purpose of safeguarding Patagonia’s whales, dolphins, sea lions, sea birds and other coastal...
6-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Russia, Are Loggers an Owl’s Best Friend?


Can owls and loggers get along? A recent study conducted in Primorye in the southern Russian Far East suggests it’s not only possible, but essential for endangered Blakiston’s fish owls to survive there. The study was conducted by the WCS...
29-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Conservation Action Can Support Sustainable Development Goals

WCS released an analysis today on the contributions its conservation programs across the globe have on the proposed U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
24-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tiger Poacher and Trader Arrested by Indonesian Police and Forest Rangers in the Leuser Landscape, Indonesia


The Aceh Tenggara District Police (Polres Aceh Tenggara), the Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP) rangers, and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS’s) Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) announced today the arrest of a wildlife poacher and a trader...
17-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: A Lifeline for Sumatran Rhinos


The Sumatran rhino – one of the most critically endangered mammals on the planet – may have just received a lifeline.
17-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moths! Photos Document Stunning Winged Wonders of Madidi


WCS has released a stunning gallery of images of some of the moths uncovered by the groundbreaking Bolivian scientific expedition, Identidad Madidi.
3-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Forest Rangers Arrest Six Bird Poachers in Gunung Leuser National Park


Forest Rangers from Gunung Leuser National Park and WCS– Indonesia Program’s SMART (Spatial Management and Reporting Tool) Patrol Unit announced the arrest of six bird poachers in Tegapan Village in Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP), Stabat...
1-Sep-2015 10:05 AM 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


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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