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Next-Door Leopards: First GPS-Collar Study Reveals how Leopards Live with People


In the first-ever GPS-based study of leopards in India, led by WCS and partners has delved into the secret lives of these big cats, and recorded their strategies to thrive in human-dominated areas.
21-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Study: Volunteering Can Help Save Wildlife


Participation of non-scientists as volunteers in conservation can play a significant role in saving wildlife, finds a new scientific research led by Duke University, USA, in collaboration with Wildlife Conservation Society and Centre for Wildlife...
20-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Camera Trap Images Help Wildlife Managers ID Problem Tigers in India


Researchers with WCS and other partners in India are using high-tech solutions to zero in on individual tigers in conflict and relocate them out of harm’s way for the benefit of both tigers and people.
19-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Giant Protected Area Reaches Major Milestone

Ten years after Goldman Sachs and the Wildlife Conservation Society announced one of the largest gifts of private lands ever given for conservation, Chile’s Karukinka Natural Park is celebrating a decade of accomplishments, from top-notch...
18-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Ten Ways Remote Sensing Can Contribute to Conservation


Scientists from WCS, NASA, and other organizations have partnered to focus global attention on the contribution of satellites to biodiversity conservation in a recently released study entitled “Ten Ways Remote Sensing Can Contribute to...
17-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Scientists Employ Satellite Tags to Solve Whale-Sized Mystery


For the first time, scientists working in the waters of Patagonia are using satellite tags to remotely track southern right whales from their breeding/calving grounds in the sheltered bays of Península Valdés, Argentina, to unknown feeding grounds...
14-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Largest-Ever Confiscation of Illegal Manta Ray Parts


The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia and the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society’s) Wildlife Crimes Unit announced the largest confiscation of illegal manta ray parts as part of a major enforcement action...
12-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Government of Gabon Announces the Decision to Create A New Marine Protected Area Network -- Covering About 23 Percent of Gabon's Territorial Waters and EEZ


The Government of Gabon has announced the decision to create a new marine protected area network of ten marine parks covering more than 18,000 square miles (over 46,000 square kilometres) that will safeguard whales, sea turtles, and other marine...
12-Nov-2014 4:00 AM EST

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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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