News Releases


Nigeria

 

WCS conservationists and their partners announce a plan to protect the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee. Restricted to pockets of forest within the two countries, the subspecies is the world’s rarest chimp.

Full Article
New plan will increase long term survival of Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzeeWCS developed plan with government officials, other conservation groups, and scientists NEW YORK (June 27, 2011) – The world’s most endangered subspecies of chimpanzee got a much needed shot in the arm today when government officials, conservation groups, and scientists released an action plan to bolster numbers of this critically endangered great ape. Known as the as the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee, the subspecies, ...
Full Article
Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © Wildlife Conservation Society New York, NY-December 21, 2010- Meet Spot, the newest member of the herd in the Tisch Children’s Zoo at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo.  Named for the white spot on his head, the mini-Nubian goat is just two weeks old and can be seen running around the petting yard and greeting visitors with tiny bleating sounds.   Spot, with his parents, and other members of the goat family can be seen in the Tisch ...
Full Article
Ymke Warren, gorilla conservationist and friend, will be missed by her colleagues.
Full Article
NEW YORK  (June 15, 2010)—The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Joseph Mulema is the winner of the Charles Southwick Conservation Education Commitment Award for his work with the government and local communities in Cameroon to protect the world’s rarest ape, the Cross-River gorilla. Presented by the International Primatological Society, the award was established to recognize individuals living in primate habitat countries who have made significant contributions to conservation education.Mulema is ...
Full Article
The International Primatological Society grants their 2010 Charles Southwick Award to WCS's Joseph Mulema for his work to protect Cross River gorillas in Cameroon.
Full Article

Larger than usual crowds are gathering near the Bronx Zoo's African Plains as we debut three lion cubs. While these cubs are adorable, it is important to know that lions in the wild are vulnerable.

Full Article
African giant snails are giving local villagers big options when it comes to food and livelihoods, and gorilla poaching is not one of them.
Full Article
Wildlife Conservation Society Promotes Snail Farming in Nigeria as an Alternative to Gorilla Poaching Cross River gorillas are critically endangered and only inhabit a small area Snail farming provides food and income for villagers NEW YORK (April 28, 2010) — The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is testing a new, innovative approach to prevent Cross River gorilla poaching in Nigeria: snail farming.  This unique initiative will help local people generate income, prov...
Full Article
Bring the Kids to See THIS Kid New York, NY, Jan. 13, 2010– He’s cute, cuddly, and the newest kid on the block at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo. He’s a baby mini-Nubian goat, born just last week at the zoo. This yet unnamed kid is awing zoo-goers of all ages with his fluffy coat, gangly legs and soft little calls of bleeeaaat! Zookeepers say the baby is adjusting very well to his home at the zoo. He is very much attached to his mother, Angel, and follows he...
Full Article
Page 4 of 5First   Previous   1  2  3  [4]  5  Next   Last   

© 2020 Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS, the "W" logo, WE STAND FOR WILDLIFE, I STAND FOR WILDLIFE, and STAND FOR WILDLIFE are service marks of Wildlife Conservation Society.

2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx, New York 10460 (718) 220-5100