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Cambodia’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Sells First Carbon Credits


The Royal Government of Cambodia, through a long-running partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has sold to Disney the first carbon credits from a climate change mitigation project in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, which encompasses a...
22-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds That Expanding Development Is Associated with Declining Deer Recruitment Across Western Colorado


A new study from Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and Colorado State University (CSU) shows that dramatic increases in residential and energy development is associated with declining early winter recruitment in...
19-Jul-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A High-Tech Solution for India's Human-Wildlife Conflict


A mobile technology initiative, WildSeve, is helping to address human-wildlife conflicts and has been implemented in 284 villages in India.
11-Jul-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Identidad Madidi Announces 1000 Confirmed Bird Species for Bolivia’s Madidi National Park


WCS reports that the groundbreaking Bolivian scientific expedition, Identidad Madidi, has confirmed the 1,000th bird species in Madidi National Park, one of the world’s most biodiverse protected areas and a mecca of bird life.
7-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Breeding Populations of White-Naped Cranes on Decline in Eastern Mongolian Stronghold


A new study by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that breeding populations of white-naped cranes have decreased by 60 percent in Ulz River basin – an important stronghold for the species in Eastern Mongolia.
7-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Book Focuses on Importance of Indian Forests for Wildlife


India’s protected areas are at a crossroads, and a new book by top Indian scientists provides a roadmap on the way forward.
6-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Snow Leopard – World’s Most Mysterious Big Cat – May Be More Common Than Thought


The snow leopard has long been one of the least studied – and therefore poorly understood – of the large cats. No longer.
5-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bangladesh Rolls Out SMART Patrolling Across the Sundarbans


In response to the threats of wildlife and forestry crime and illegal fishing to the Sundarbans—the world’s largest mangrove forest—the Government of Bangladesh through its Forest Department has expanded the scope of its current protection...
28-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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