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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Measuring Africa's Unsustainable Hunting on Land -- by Sea

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Scientists hoping to help stem the rate of unsustainable hunting in West and Central Africa have developed two monitoring indicators based in part on methods used to track populations trends of organisms in an entirely different ecosystem: the sea.
6-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover Nursery Ground for Sand Tiger Sharks in Long Island’s Great South Bay

Scientists and veterinarians working for WCS’s New York Aquarium have discovered something noteworthy in the near shore waters of Long Island’s Great South Bay: a nursery ground for the sand tiger shark, a fearsome-looking but non-aggressive...
5-Jan-2016 1:05 PM 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

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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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