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WCS Scientists Provide More than 50K Camera Trap Images for Massive Study on Amazon Wildlife

WCS scientists working in the vast Amazon Basin have contributed more than 57,000 camera trap images for a new study published in the journal Ecology by an international team of 120 research institutions.
16-May-2022 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Conservation on a Budget: Study Shows How to Balance Economic Development Goals with Environmental Conservation Using Freely Available Data

An international study published in the journal Conservation Science and Practice gives fast-growing nations a simple, inexpensive guide to inform planning and decision-making to help balance economic development goals with environmental...
28-Apr-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Offers Improved Pathways for Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Adaptation Conservation Initiatives

A new study offers pathways to improve monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of climate-informed conservation while revealing how practitioners are currently monitoring conservation adaptation projects.
27-Apr-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rare Monkey Adapts to Fragmented Habitat by Dieting and Reducing Activity

A team of scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Oxford Brookes University found that a rare species of monkey in Bolivia has adapted to living in a fragmented forest by dieting and moving less during lean times.
17-Mar-2022 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Confirms SARS-CoV-2 Related Coronaviruses in Trade-Confiscated Pangolins in Viet Nam

A new study in the journal Frontiers in Public Health led by scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) confirms that pangolins confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade in Viet Nam host SARS-CoV-2 related coronaviruses.
8-Mar-2022 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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WCS Partners with Everland on Expansion of REDD+ Projects Worth an Estimated $2B

A new agreement between the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Everland will scale a portfolio of forest conservation REDD+ projects to achieve at least 10 million tons of verified emission reductions (VERs) annually with an estimated value of...
3-Mar-2022 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Small Water Samples Can Find Really Big Animals

A team of scientists used an emerging genetic tool that analyzes DNA in water samples to detect whales and dolphins in New York waters.
1-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Media Briefing: How to Prevent the Next “Big One” -- Pandemic Prevention at the Source

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters year three, experts in wildlife health, wildlife trade, and the interface between wildlife and livestock will give a “One Health” briefing on what tangible pandemic prevention needs to look like.
17-Feb-2022 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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