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Mitsubishi Dedicates $1M to Protect Amazonian Watersheds

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The Board of Directors of the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA) has approved $1 million in support to be granted over the next 5 years to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) for its Amazon Waters initiative.
17-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

WCS Documents a Major Comeback for Sea Turtles

A WCS team in Nicaragua reported today a dramatic increase in nesting of critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles including the highest nest counts since a conservation project began there in 2000.
11-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

South Sudan War Threatens Existence of Elephants, Giraffes, and Other Wildlife

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News and images from South Sudan where WCS continues conservation work under extremely challenging conditions.
5-Dec-2014 9:45 AM EST

Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Isolated for 70,000 Years

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Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), the Environment Society of Oman, and other organizations have made a fascinating discovery in the northern Indian Ocean: humpback whales inhabiting...
3-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

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

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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

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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

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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

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WCS Conservationist Lauds “Smart” Protection for Thailand’s Tigers & Elephants

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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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