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Study: World's Primary Forests on the Brink


An international team of conservationist scientists and practitioners has published new research showing the precarious state of the world’s primary forests.
18-Aug-2014 11:10 AM EDT

Giant Aldabra Tortoises Debut At the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo

Two giant Aldabra tortoises (Geochelone gigantean) are now grazing outside Zoo Center at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.
14-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Scientists Study “Talking” Turtles in Brazilian Amazon

Turtles are well known for their longevity and protective shells, but it turns out these reptiles use sound to stick together and care for young, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations.
14-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Biologists from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico Collaborate for North America’s Fastest Land Animal


Biologists from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada have collaborated for the first time to produce recommendations to protect and manage North America’s fastest land mammal – the pronghorn.
13-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Governor Cuomo Signs Historic Ban on Sale of Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn


The Wildlife Conservation Society applauds New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for signing a state ban on the sale and purchase of elephant ivory and rhino horn today on World Elephant Day.
12-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

96 Elephants and Partners Commemorate World Elephant Day, Today, August 12


96 Elephants and Partners Commemorate World Elephant Day, Today, August 12
12-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

New Study: Ravens Rule Idaho’s Artificial Roosts


A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Idaho State University (ISU) explored how habitat alterations, including the addition of energy transmission towers, affect avian predators nesting in...
11-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Study Says all Ivory Markets Must Close


The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society.
7-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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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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