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Long-Leafed Indian Seagrass is Major Carbon Sink

The species can bury carbon in underwater sediments 40 times faster than tropical forests bury it in the soil.
18-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Say World’s Protected Areas Need a Re-Boot

An international study published today in the journal Science argues that the current international target for the protected area estate, accepted by over 190 nations, is failing. They propose a new measurable target based on the best scientific...
11-Apr-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Government of Belize Expands Marine Protected Areas in Biodiverse Offshore Waters

The government of Belize has approved “The Expansion of Fisheries Replenishment (No-Take) Zones,” which will increase the total area of Belize’s protected waters from 4.5 percent to 11.6 percent, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation...
3-Apr-2019 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sweeping Census Provides New Population Estimate For Western Chimpanzees

A sweeping new census published in the journal Environmental Research Letters estimates 52,800 western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) live in eight countries in western Africa, with most of them found outside of protected areas, some of which...
29-Mar-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Global Map of Wildlife “Cool-Spots” Where Wildlife Thrives, and “Hot-Spots” Where Species are Imperiled

A new study maps the last vestiges of wild places where the world’s threatened species can take refuge from the ravages of unregulated hunting, land clearing, and other industrial activities.
11-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chimps Are Losing Their Culture, Study Says

A sweeping new study published in the journal Science says that chimpanzee’s complex cultures – including the use of tools and other behaviors – are being lost as human disturbance expands into previously wild areas.
7-Mar-2019 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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In Uganda, WCS Identifies Critical Biodiversity Sites for Conservation of Both Globally and Nationally Threatened Species

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and its partners has announced 45 sites identified to meet Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) status, global priority areas for conservation of biodiversity in Uganda.
26-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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WCS Announces Request for Proposals for Nature-Based Climate Change Adaptation Projects

Through its Climate Adaptation Fund, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is soliciting proposals from nonprofit conservation organizations implementing new methods that help wildlife adapt to the rapidly-shifting environmental conditions brought...
25-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Experts Available

18-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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"Science Is Antithesis of Fake News," Says Wildlife Conservation Society President Ahead of Earth Day and March for Science

20-Apr-2017 12:00 PM EDT

WCS Praises Administration Plan to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

11-Feb-2015 11:00 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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The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together these activities change attitudes towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in harmony. WCS is committed to this mission because it is essential to the integrity of life on Earth.

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718-220-5182

Max Pulsinelli
Director, Communications

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Stephen Sautner
Executive Director for Director

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718-220-3682

Scott Smith
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North America and wildlife conservation

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718-220-3698

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Assistant Director of Policy Comms

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202-347-0672

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