The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI-CFF) is thrilled to announce the celebration of Coral Triangle Day 2023, marking the beginning of the long-term ‘OceansNeedActions’ campaign.
A new study, featuring more than 150 researchers worldwide, including Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) scientists who collected data at WCS programs in Mesoamerica, South East Asia, Melanesia and East Africa, says overfishing is driving reef sharks toward extinction.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) tonight at its gala at Central Park Zoo honored Carlos Manuel Rodríguez for his life-long dedication fighting for nature in his homeland of Costa Rica and now for the world as CEO and Chair of the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
The following tribute to Dr. Roger Payne, who died June 10, was issued today by the Wildlife Conservation Society:
The Wildlife Conservation Society released incredible footage of a wolverine (Gulo gulo) foraging for fish frozen in a perennial spring along a river in the Alaskan Arctic.
Democratic Republic of Congo expert Theodore Trefon published "Bushmeat: Culture, economy and conservation in Central Africa," supporting WCS’s ‘From the Forest to the Fork’ conceptual framework for a more holistic approach to bushmeat to understand its consumption and the threats it poses to biodiversity
The Executive Secretariat of the Central African Forest Commission (or Commission des Forêts d'Afrique Centrale - COMIFAC) organized on June 5 and 6, 2023 in Kigali the Sub-regional Workshop of the COMIFAC countries to “understand the status, gaps and needs for implementation of Target 3 of Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.”
In conjunction with World Oceans Day on June 8th, esteemed researchers from institutions worldwide have published a compelling paper in the prestigious journal The Lancet, affirming that human health depends on thriving oceans.
A new paper in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health makes the case that pandemic prevention requires a global taboo whereby humanity agrees to leave bats alone—to let them have the habitats they need, undisturbed.
The June 2023 issue of National Geographic devotes 24 pages to the complex issue of bushmeat consumption in the Congo Basin, and highlights WCS initiatives that address the worrying threat of the soaring urban demand for wild protein.
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