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Least Known Chimpanzee Threatened by Climate Change


Human beings are not the only great ape species likely to be severely impacted by climate change in the future. According to a new study by the Drexel University, Wildlife Conservation Society, and other groups, the Nigerian-Cameroon...
23-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Zolushka, (the Russian Translation for Cinderella), the Tiger, Rescued And Released Back Into the Wild

The Russian Far East is the setting for a Cinderella story. In this case, Cinderella is a tiger. An orphaned, starved, frost-bitten cub was rescued in the winter of 2012, rehabilitated, released, and now is possibly mating and re-colonizing former...
21-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Real Paddington Bear

WCS and partners in Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru have published four significant contributions towards the conservation of the real Paddington Bear – the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus).
16-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

WCS Launches New Partnership with the Governments of Tanzania and the US To Save East Africa’s Largest Elephant Population in 2015


The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Governments of Tanzania and the United States, including USAID, announced the launch of a new joint program to save East Africa’s largest elephant population in the Ruaha-Katavi Landscape.
13-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

WCS Radio Collars Iconic South American Mammal

Guanacos are back – and getting into trouble – says a team of scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) tracking these iconic hoofed mammals across a variety of landscapes on the Chilean side of the island of Tierra del Fuego.
13-Jan-2015 10:45 AM EST

Are Human Behaviors Affecting Bird Communities in Residential Areas?


A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that habitat alteration may be less important than other factors– such as human behavior– in driving the effects of “exurban” development on bird communities. These unexpected results...
7-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Farmer Helps Close Down Wildlife Poaching Racket


A member of a cooperative of small-scale farmers, many of whom are former poachers, played a key role in the recent arrests by the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) of two wildlife traffickers attempting to trade ivory as part of a major syndicate...
5-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

WCS Releases Top Ten Camera Trap Pics from 2014


WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) released today ten favorite camera trap images of 2014 taken by its scientists from around the world.
30-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

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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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