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Message Sent: Justice Served Swiftly to Markhor Poachers in Pakistan


Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan (January 8, 2018) The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) applauds the Government of Gilgit-Balitistan (GB) for the expeditious arrest and sentencing of markhor poachers in Astore District of the GB. Further, the...
8-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Colombia Creates New Marine and Coastal Area Benefitting Wildlife and Coastal Communities


The Government of Colombia has recently established a new marine and coastal area for conservation and sustainable use in partnership with local communities in Tumaco, Colombia, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society).
5-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

West African Dolphin Now Listed As One of Africa’s Rarest Mammals


NEW YORK (December 21, 2017) — A group of scientists now considers a little-known dolphin that only lives along the Atlantic coasts of Western Africa to be among the continent’s most endangered mammals, a list that includes widely recognized...
21-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WCS Conservationists and Partners Honored with Sanctuary Wildlife Awards


Conservationists and partners with the Bengaluru-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) -India received multiple awards at the Sanctuary Wildlife Awards event held in Mumbai yesterday. The awardees included Mr. Jayachandran S, Mr. Shashank Dalvi,...
12-Dec-2017 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Want To Save Tigers? Better Have Your Numbers Straight


A new book co-edited by tiger biologist Dr. Ullas Karanth of (WCS) Wildlife Conservation Society and Dr. James Nichols, an Emeritus statistical ecologist from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), provides an authoritative text on monitoring...
12-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Three Rare Black-Necked Storks Hatch in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary


The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Ministry of Environment (MoE) announced today that after five weeks of active nest protection by community members, three Black-necked stork chicks have hatched in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary (KPWS)...
8-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

STUDY: Despite Forest Loss, This African Protected Area Still has Potential To Support Tens of Thousands of Elephants, 1K Lions


Despite some forest loss, Mozambique’s sprawling Niassa National Reserve has the potential to support tens of thousands of elephants and 1,000 lions according to a new land-use study published in the journal Parks.
30-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WCS and Iranian Scientists Collaborate on New Field Guide on Wildlife Diseases


WCS and Iranian scientists are collaborating to tackle wildlife diseases – a rapidly growing threat affecting many of Asia’s remaining great wildlife assemblages.
24-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST 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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