A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) identified a viral hotspot in Viet Nam where bat roosting sites, bat guano harvesting, and pig farms are all in close proximity.
A team of conservationists from the Government of Chad and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released a stunning image taken by a remote camera of a healthy female lion from Sena Oura National Park in Chad, where the big cats haven’t been seen in nearly two decades.
The following statement was submitted by Sushil Raj, WCS Executive Director of Rights + Communities, at the United Nations Permanent Forum On Indigenous Issues Twenty-Second Session. The statement was submitted under the Permanent Forum’s theme “Indigenous Peoples, human health, planetary and territorial health, and climate change: a rights-based approach.”
WCS will hold a media briefing featuring a panel of experts discussing High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) that is currently wreaking havoc around the world and is the largest known outbreak since scientists have begun tracking the disease.
A Standard for Financial Institutions on Biodiversity Risks Management recently launched in Kaihua, Zhejiang Province located in China’s Yangtze River Delta.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that Monica P. Medina, the first diplomat in the U.S. designated to advocate for global biodiversity, has been named WCS President and CEO, effective June 1, 2023.
The Wildlife Conservation Society welcomes the Vatican’s statement on March 30, 2023 renouncing the “doctrine of discovery.”
The Wildlife Conservation Society Central African Republic Program is deeply saddened by the death of Mr. Éric Rama Doungous, Ecoguard team leader and head of the Base Vie location in Bamingui. He died Monday, March 20, after he and his team, on patrol in the western sector of Bamingui-Bangoran National Park, were ambushed by armed bandits.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), in collaboration with Mandai Nature and the Fisheries Administration (FiA) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF), released 20 critically endangered Royal Turtles into the Sre Ambel River system in Koh Kong Province's Sre Ambel district.
A WCS-coauthored study reveals that global mountain forests – critically important to wildlife – are vanishing at an accelerating rate with an area twice the size of Norway lost between 2001-2018.
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