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Undervalued Wilderness Areas Can Cut Extinction Risk in Half

Wilderness areas, long known for intrinsic conservation value, are far more valuable for biodiversity than previously believed, and if conserved, will cut the world’s extinction risk in half, according to a new study published in the journal...
17-Sep-2019 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New York Aquarium: 10 Locations in NY/NJ Waters To Possibly Spot Whales from Shore

There have been a phenomenal number of whale sightings in the waters off the coast of New York and New Jersey this summer, and those who take the time to look from shore might be lucky enough to spot one. Experts at the New York Aquarium recommend...
29-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Community-Based Wildlife Carcass Surveillance Is Key for Early Detection of Ebola Virus

WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and NIH (National Institutes of Health) scientists partnered with the Republic of Congo Ministry of Health to develop a low-cost educational outreach program and surveillance system for wildlife mortality that has...
28-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CITES CoP18 Crucial for Mako Sharks, Guitarfish and Wedgefish

Mako sharks, also known as the ‘cheetahs of the sharks,’ are the fastest of all shark species, but they cannot outswim the threat of overfishing in the world’s oceans, say conservation experts from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other...
19-Aug-2019 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Largest-Ever Study of Coral Communities Unlocks Global Solution to Save Reefs

The largest study ever conducted of its kind has identified where and how to save coral reef communities in the Indo-Pacific, according to an international group of scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other conservation NGOs,...
12-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Do you Really Like Wildlife?

8-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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PNG on Road to Ruin

8-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Following Lemmings

8-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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WCS experts on Nature-Based Solutions available for comment on climate summit. Tweet at @wcsnewsroom

20-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Expert available to comment on the UN Biodiversity report

6-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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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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