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Research Yields a Game Changer for Improving Understanding of Ebola and Great Apes

A group of international scientists have developed a new method to study Ebola virus in wildlife.
18-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

WCS President on Role of Zoos in Conservation

Wildlife Conservation Society President and CEO Cristian Samper highlighted in the keynote speech at the AZA 2014 Annual Conference the vital role zoos and aquariums are playing in conservation.
17-Sep-2014 9:45 AM EDT

WCS Applauds ‘Crushed Ivory Design Challenge’ Launched by USFWS in Partnership with AZA

The following statement was issued today by Wildlife Conservation Society President and CEO Cristián Samper from the 2014 AZA Annual Conference.
15-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Guatemala President Otto Molina Congratulates Villagers for Natural & Cultural Conservation


Guatemala’s President Otto Perez Molina recently congratulated the community members of Uaxactún, a village in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, for their contributions in conserving the country’s natural and cultural heritage.
11-Sep-2014 12:50 PM EDT

Study: Cat Bites Dog


A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals that in India’s human dominated agricultural landscapes, where leopards prowl at night, it’s not livestock that’s primarily on the menu – it is man’s best friend.
11-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

A Decade of Research Identifies Threats to Adirondack Loons, Provides Guidance on Protection


Biodiversity Research Institute’s (BRI’s) Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS’s) Adirondack Program announced today that three new articles summarizing research on Adirondack loons have been...
9-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Major Ivory Poaching Arrest in Mozambique


A significant arrest of six suspected poachers took place here on Sept. 7 in a joint operation conducted by the Mecula District police, Luwire scouts and Niassa National Reserve WCS scouts.
8-Sep-2014 7:00 AM EDT

WCS Co-Authored Paper Calls for More Open-Access Journals

A WCS co-authored study and editorial says that more published conservation science needs to be freely downloadable and shareable.
3-Sep-2014 2:00 PM 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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