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Current Residential Development Research is a Poor Foundation for Sustainable Development


A new paper from Colorado State University, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and others shows that residential development research is lacking when it comes to achieving key sustainability objectives because in most cases it is limited by a single...
1-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

The Illegal Wildlife Trade and Decent Work


The following statement was given today by John Robinson, WCS Executive Vice President for Conservation and Science at the 2015 ECOSOC Integration Segment held by the Permanent Missions of Germany and Gabon:
31-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Science Paper: First Guidebook for Ecosystem Services


A team of investors, development organizations, conservationists, economists, and ecologists have published in the journal Science six natural science principles to ensure success of Payments for Ecosystem Services, mechanisms that have helped...
12-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Tiger Dad: Rare Family Portrait of Amur Tigers the First-Ever to Include an Adult Male


The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Russia Program, in partnership with the Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve and Udegeiskaya Legenda National Park, released a camera trap slideshow of a family of Amur tigers in the wild showing an adult male with...
6-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EST

"Extinct" Bird Re-Discovered


A scientific team from WCS, Myanmar’s Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division – MOECAF, and National University of Singapore (NUS) has rediscovered a bird previously thought to be extinct.
5-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EST

Wild Yaks - Shaggy Barometers of Climate Change

A new study led by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), University of Montana, Qinghai Forestry Bureau, Keke Xili National Nature Reserve, and other groups finds that climate change and past hunting in the remote Tibetan Plateau is forcing female...
4-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EST

On World Wildlife Day, United Nations Declares Organized Crime Threatening Wildlife Species is On the Rise

The following statement is from Cristián Samper, WCS President and CEO: “As nations and global citizens celebrate the second World Wildlife Day on Tuesday, March 3rd, the United Nations has announced that organized crime threatening wildlife...
3-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EST

WCS Statement on One-Year Ivory Ban in China

The following statement was released by WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper on China's announcement of a one-year ban on ivory imports.
27-Feb-2015 2:05 PM EST

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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


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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