They click. They whistle. They love seafood. They are New York City’s nearshore bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) that return to feed in local waters from spring to fall each year, and a team of scientists led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is tracking them.
To mark World Turtle Day on May 23, 2022, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in collaboration with Fisheries Administration celebrates the conservation of the Critically Endangered Cantor’s Giant Softshell Turtles in Cambodia, by releasing 580 hatchlings into the wild along the Mekong River in Sambour district of Kratie province.
A conservation coalition consisting of WCS, WWF, Elasmo Project, and James Cook University have launched the Shark and Ray Recovery Initiative (SARRI) as a global response to bring sharks and rays back from the brink.
Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Colombia program has released the first-known drone footage of wild Orinoco crocodiles (Crocodylus intermedius) -- a Critically Endangered reptile found in northern areas of South America.
With more than 137,000 observations of fauna and flora, more than 4,300 species and 4,305 participants, the metropolitan region of La Paz topped the charts in the three categories of the City Nature Challenge 2022, in which more than 400 cities from 44 countries competed, and broke records for this international competition.
The 2022 CLP Team Awards, worth a total of $456,077, have been granted to 23 exceptional teams of 98 conservationists who are carrying out priority projects to protect imperilled species across the world.
A team of conservationists have discovered what may be the world’s largest population of Africa’s rarest falcon living in Mozambique’s Niassa Special Reserve – a protected area not listed in the bird-of-prey’s range.
An international study published in the journal Conservation Science and Practice gives fast-growing nations a simple, inexpensive guide to inform planning and decision-making to help balance economic development goals with environmental conservation and human well-being.
The following statement on World Health Day was issued by Dr. Chris Walzer, Wildlife Conservation Society’s Executive Director of Health:
The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, together with the Embassy of the United Kingdom, lead the organization of the II High-Level Conference of the Americas on Illegal Trade in Wildlife from April 5-6, which is aimed at joining efforts and strengthening cooperation for the prevention and control of illicit wildlife trafficking in the Americas.
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