A group of international scientists have completed the first global inventory of flu strains in birds by reviewing more than 50 published studies and genetic data, providing new insight into the drivers of viral diversity and the emergence of...
3/6/2014 11:00 AM EST
North American Zoos Pull Together
In Droves in Support of WCS’s 96 Elephants Campaign
3/3/2014 3:25 PM EST
A new study from the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) demonstrates that it is possible to qualify bison coming from an infected herd as free of brucellosis using quarantine...
2/27/2014 2:30 PM EST
The Wildlife Conservation Society welcomes the introduction of a bill into the New York State Legislature proposing a sweeping ban on the sale of ivory in New York State, Assembly bill A8824.
2/20/2014 4:00 PM EST
The Wildlife Conservation Society applauds the Government of Indonesia for its recent decision to protect the world’s largest ray species, the giant and reef manta rays, from fishing and trade throughout the country.
2/19/2014 1:45 PM EST
A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Colorado State University (CSU) looks at conservation development (CD) regulations in the western United States and evaluates the degree to which CD is permitted and encouraged by county...
2/19/2014 1:00 PM EST
The following statement was released today by Dr. John G. Robinson, WCS Chief Conservationist and Executive Vice President of Conservation and Science:
2/13/2014 12:00 PM EST
The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today that the Government of Madagascar has approved carbon sales with Microsoft and its carbon offset partner, The CarbonNeutral Company, and Zoo Zurich.
2/12/2014 12:00 PM EST
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...
2/11/2014 11:00 AM EST