WCS's 96 Elephants campaign released exactly 96 seconds of video footage of baby elephants to celebrate Earth Day – and to draw attention to the fact that 96 elephants are killed every day in Africa.
4/22/2014 10:00 AM EDT
A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua’s legal, artisanal green sea turtle fishery has uncovered a stark reality: greatly reduced overall catch rates of turtles in what may have become an unsustainable take, according to conservation scientists from...
4/16/2014 5:00 PM EDT
Peruvian Pelicans Join the Flock in the Russell B. Aitken Sea Bird Colony At the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo
Peruvian pelicans join the flock in the Russell B. Aitken sea bird colony at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.
4/16/2014 1:00 PM EDT
A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society finds that several iconic Adirondack birds are in trouble, with declines driven by the size of their wetland habitats, how connected these wetlands are to one another, and how near they are to human...
4/10/2014 11:00 AM EDT
A statewide poll shows that more than 80 percent of New York voters are in favor of a permanent state ban on the sale of ivory that is decimating Africa’s elephants.
4/7/2014 10:00 AM EDT
The Wildlife Conservation Society reports a major seizure of illegal bushmeat in Congo at Maya Maya International Airport in Brazzaville.
4/4/2014 12:00 PM EDT
In a paper in the journal Science, published today, April 4th, 2014, WCS and ZSL scientists review the ‘pros and cons’ of large scale fencing and argue that fencing should often be a last resort
4/3/2014 3:00 PM EDT
WCS Applauds Afghanistan's Declaration Establishing Entire Wakhan District as the Country's Second National Park
The Wildlife Conservation Society applauds the Afghanistan Government’s recent declaration establishing the entire Wakhan District, one of the most remote areas of Afghanistan, as the nation's second national park.
4/2/2014 11:00 AM EDT
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