A new study looks at the prevalence of human consumption of lemur and fossa (Madagascar’s largest predator) in villages within and around Makira Natural Park, northeastern Madagascar, providing up-to-date estimates of the percentage of households...
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A group of scientists say now is the time to talk about reintroducing jaguars (Panthera onca) into the U.S.
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A powerful, long-term study from WCS adds scientific backing for global calls for conserving 30 percent of the world’s ocean.
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Six feet of social distance may be the new norm between people, but a new WCS report says if you don’t want to disturb wildlife, you need to keep waaaaaaay back.
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A new study classifies different types of wildlife traffickers and sellers in two of Central Africa’s growing urban centers, providing new insight into the poorly understood urban illegal wildlife trade.
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A team of scientists compared methodologies to count African forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis), which were recently acknowledged by IUCN as a separate, Critically Endangered species from African savannah elephants.
15-Apr-2021 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study revealed that a drastic reduction of deaths of one of Africa’s rarest primates, the Zanzibar red colobus (Piliocolobus kirkii), followed the installation of four speedbumps along a stretch of road where the species frequently crossed.
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Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Congo Program and the Nouabalé-Ndoki Foundation found that female putty-nosed monkeys (Cercopithecus nictitans) use males as “hired guns” to defend from predators such as leopards.
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The Wuhan #coronavirus has been tracked to eating wild animals. Global veterinarian, Dr. Christian Walzer, based in New York at the Wildlife Conservation Society, is available for interview. Email [email protected] for more info
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WCS experts on Nature-Based Solutions available for comment on climate summit. Tweet at @wcsnewsroom
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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...
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