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Alejandro Santo Domingo Is New Board Chair of the 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.
13-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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...
13-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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A Wilderness “Horror Story”

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.
31-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
29-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
29-Oct-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
26-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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
26-Oct-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
25-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT 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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