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Government of Bolivia & Wildlife Conservation Society Announce Biodiversity Expedition in Madidi National Park


The Government of Bolivia, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and a number of Bolivian research and conservation organizations announced today (the International Day for Biological Diversity) the launching of a new scientific expedition,...
22-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Lafaza and WCS Announce New Partnership For Sustainable Vanilla and Clove Production Around Madagascar’s Makira Natural Park


Lafaza and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) today announced the launch of a new partnership to work with communities to expand environmentally sustainable vanilla and clove production around the Makira Natural Park in Madagascar’s...
5-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Sustainability Progress Should Precede Seafood Market Access, Researchers Urge


A team of researchers from the University of California, Davis, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and other groups has focused its attention on fishery improvement projects (FIPs), which are designed to bring seafood from wild fisheries to the...
1-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Indonesian National Police Seize Major Shipment of Pangolins, Arrest Smuggler


The Indonesian National Police’s Criminal Investigation Division (BARESKRIM MABES POLRI), the Government of Indonesia, and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) today announced the seizure of a shipment of pangolins...
27-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Madagascar Creates Nation’s First Community-Led Marine Protected Areas


The Government of Madagascar commemorates Earth Day with the formal creation of three community-led marine protected areas that will double the surface of the country’s marine protected area network, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation...
22-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

For Earth Day, WCS Releases: Top Ten Actions You Can Take to Save Wildlife


The 45th annual Earth Day arrives on April 22nd, and with it, the usual calls to do more for the planet like recycling, using less energy, and buying organic. But what about actions you can do that directly save wildlife?
21-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Calling All Cyclist’s for the First-Ever Cycle Adirondacks – August 23-29, 2015


Riders ready? Cycle Adirondacks – an event to benefit both wildlife and local communities – is fast approaching. Hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in partnership with I Love NY, the event has riders all over the nation gearing up...
20-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Indonesian Authorities Arrest Online Orangutan Trader


The State Prosecutor of North Sumatra and WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit announced the arrest of a suspect for trafficking a living orangutan in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The trafficker allegedly sold wildlife through Facebook and by BlackBerry...
16-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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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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