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.
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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.
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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
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...
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Marine scientists from the University of Queensland, WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other groups have developed a methodology to assess fish stocks that combines new data with archeological and historical records – some dating back to the...
13-Feb-2019 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
WCS scientists in our Global Conservation Program and in our zoos and aquarium issued a list of nine iconic wildlife species that are recovering in 2019 due to conservation action.
13-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
WCS Awards $2.5 Million to 13 U.S. Conservation Projects Implementing Innovative Approaches to Help Wildlife Adapt to Climate Change
WCS has announced 13 new grants to nonprofit organizations implementing on-the-ground, science-driven projects that will help wildlife and ecosystems adapt to climate change.
12-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Nassau grouper—a fish known for its spectacular spawning aggregations in and around the Caribbean Sea—is now a “Critically Endangered” species, according to a new assessment by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).
29-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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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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