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Article ID: 705103

Damning Evidence of Dam’s Impacts on Rainforest Birds

Wildlife Conservation Society

A study by an international team of conservation scientists found that a dam built in Thailand 31 years ago has caused the local bird population to collapse.

Released:
7-Dec-2018 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703898

Alejandro Santo Domingo Is New Board Chair of the Wildlife Conservation Society

Wildlife Conservation Society

Alejandro Santo Domingo, a Colombian-American financier and philanthropist, is the new Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Released:
13-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703872

Honduran Government Announces Unprecedented Commitment to Protect Ancient City and Surrounding Rainforest

Wildlife Conservation Society

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and the minister of the Institute of Forest Conservation (ICF) Director Arnaldo Bueso announced the government’s commitment to protecting the Moskitia and its people with an initiative called SOS Honduras: Stop the Destruction of the Forest.

Released:
13-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST
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    31-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 703150

A Wilderness “Horror Story”

Wildlife Conservation Society

Producing the first comprehensive fine-scale map of the world’s remaining marine and terrestrial wild places, conservation scientists writing in the journal Nature say that just 23 percent of the world’s landmass can now be considered wilderness.

Released:
31-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702993

WCS Commits to Protecting Coral Reefs at Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS President and CEO Dr. Cristián Samper issued the following statement on the announcement of more than $185 million in new support from Michael Bloomberg and Ray Dalio’s OceanX to increase ocean exploration and protection at the Our Ocean Conference.

Released:
29-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702991

WCS Commits to Protecting Coral Reefs at Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS President and CEO Dr. Cristián Samper issued the following statement on the announcement of more than $185 million in new support from Michael Bloomberg and Ray Dalio’s OceanX to increase ocean exploration and protection at the Our Ocean Conference.

Released:
29-Oct-2018 4:25 PM EDT

Article ID: 702899

WCS Experts Attending the Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia (OOC18)

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS will have marine conservation experts on the ground at OOC18, taking place in Bali, Indonesia on October 29th and 30th, to join with other conservation organizations, government delegates, and businesses in pledging new commitments for ocean conservation and discussing progress on previously made commitments. For more information on the event, click here.

Released:
26-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702864

A Black Bear Playbook: Conservationists Predict Bear/Human Conflict Hot-Spots in New Study

Wildlife Conservation Society

A new study by WCS, American Museum of Natural History, and other partners uses long term data on bear mortality to map high-probability hot-spots for human-bear conflicts

Released:
26-Oct-2018 9:50 AM EDT

Article ID: 702854

PHOTO RELEASE: New York’s Offshore Waters Home to Whales & Other Marine Species

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS marine scientists surveying the waters of New York Bight for marine mammals and other species are enjoying a banner year, encountering a wide array of marine life in the waters just beyond—and sometimes in sight of—New York City.

Released:
25-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 702464

Amazing Video Shows Release of Zebras to Tanzanian Highlands After nearly 50-Year Absence

Wildlife Conservation Society

Conservationists released an incredible video today showing the successful re-introduction of 24 zebras into Tanzania’s Kitulo National Park in the Southern Highlands region last week – part of a bold effort to re-wild this once pristine landscape.

Released:
19-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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