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WCS Climate Adaptation Fund Awards $2.65M in 11 New Grants to Nonprofits Furthering Innovation, Evidence-Based Learning, and Mainstreaming in Climate Adaptation

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced 11 new grants to conservation nonprofit organizations implementing innovative approaches or mainstreaming methods for helping wildlife, ecosystems, and the people who depend on them adapt to climate change.

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WCS Awarded $60 Million by the Bezos Earth Fund to Advance Conservation in the Congo Basin and the Andes-Amazon (English and Spanish)
New York, Dec. 6, 2021 – The Wildlife Conservation Society is scaling up conservation efforts in the Congo Basin and Andean-Amazon countries, with $60 million in support from the Bezos Earth Fund to work in partnership with governments, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) and other organizations.  The Earth Fund announced $20 million for WCS’s efforts in the Andes-Amazon and $40 million for WCS’s efforts in the Congo Basin to support the cons...
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WCS Statement on the World Health Assembly’s Agreement to Launch Global Accord on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response

A WCS Statement on the consensus decision from the World Health Assembly, which agreed to launch a global process to draft a treaty to strengthen pandemic prevention, preparedness and response.

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News from WCS Cambodia: 51 Critically Endangered Royal Turtles Released into Sre Ambel River System

The European Union (EU), the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and the Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, today released 51 critically endangered Royal Turtles into the Sre Ambel River system in Chamkar Luong commune, Kampong Seila district of Preah Sihanouk Province.

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Scientists Find SARS CoV-2-Related Coronaviruses in Cambodian Bats from 2010

A team of scientists have identified coronaviruses closely related to SARS-CoV-2 from two bats sampled in Cambodia more than a decade ago.

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Coquerel’s Sifaka Baby Makes Debut at Bronx Zoo
Bronx, NY – Nov 23, 2021 – A Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) born at the Bronx Zoo has made its public debut. The birth is the result of the hard work and husbandry expertise of the Bronx Zoo’s keepers and will be featured on this week’s episode of Animal Planet’s THE ZOO. The story follows the adult sifakas as they introduced for the first time in hopes that they will eventually mate. The baby is a male and was born over the summer. The Bron...
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Study: Remote Ocean Wilderness Areas are “Living Time Machines,” Teeming with Large Fish

A new, widespread study of the global state of marine coral reef wilderness by WCS, NGS, and university collaborators found that remote ocean wilderness areas are sustaining fish populations much better than some of the world’s best marine reserves.

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New Survey Confirms that Gabon is the Largest Stronghold for Critically Endangered African Forest Elephants

The most comprehensive survey conducted of elephant numbers in the Central African nation of Gabon since the late 1980s has found elephants occurring in higher numbers than previously thought.

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Light 'em Up!  -  Holiday Lights Opens at Bronx Zoo
Bronx, NY – November 17, 2021 – The holiday season is officially underway in New York City as Holiday Lights opened at the Bronx Zoo. Bronx Zoo Director Jim Breheny was joined by a representative from event sponsor Con Edison to officially flip the switch and bring the festivities to life. “As New York City continues to recover from the pandemic, the City is once again at the heart of the holiday season and festivities. Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo is a family tradition t...
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When the gavel came down on the 26th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Glasgow, governments of nearly 200 countries agreed to a generally common understanding of the global climate crisis, along with some – though not all — of the means to combat it. 

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