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Experts Plan Conservation Roadmap for Shark and Ray Hotspot


Marine experts and conservationists have produced a status report and roadmap for protecting sharks and rays in the southwest Indian Ocean, one of the last remaining strongholds for these ancient creatures in the world’s oceans.
19-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Egg Hunt -- Scientists Discover Eggs of One of World's Most Endangered Turtles


A team of scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) working in Myanmar have reported the successful recovery of 44 fertile eggs of the critically endangered Burmese roofed turtle (Batagur trivittata)...
11-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WCS Scientists Release Rare Footage From “Rooftop of the World”

WCS field staff and local government partners from Tibet produced an incredible video showing an ongoing study of snow leopards and Tibetan antelope that offers a rare glimpse of Tibet’s wildlife.
31-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tigers, Ready to Be Counted (with Video)

A new methodology developed by the Indian Statistical Institute, and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) may revolutionize how to count tigers and other big cats over large landscapes.
30-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pulling Together to Rescue 11 Asian Elephants

The rescue of 11 Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) from a mud hole inside the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia, on 24th March 2017 avoided a tragedy for wildlife conservation in Cambodia.
28-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery of New Ginger Species Spices Up African Wildlife Surveys


Scientists from WCS have discovered a new species of wild ginger, spicing up a wave of recent wildlife discoveries in the Kabobo Massif – a rugged, mountainous region in Democratic Republic of Congo.
23-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lack of Staffing, Funds Prevent Marine Protected Areas From Realizing Full Potential


Marine protected areas (MPAs) are an increasingly popular strategy for protecting marine biodiversity, but a new global study demonstrates that widespread lack of personnel and funds are preventing MPAs from reaching their full potential. Only 9...
22-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Coral Bleaching Ready for Crowdsourcing Solution

Savvy divers with just a pencil and an underwater slate can now participate in a WCS-led initiative to record coral bleaching observations around the world.
21-Mar-2017 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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