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News from WCS's Zoos, Aquarium and Field Conservation Programs Across the Globe
WCS in the News
September 14, 2010
Saving the Last Strongholds for Tigers
WCS-Russia director Dale Miquelle discusses the unique challenges of conserving Siberian tigers.
September 02, 2010
Boo at the Zoo Returns to the Bronx
Celebrate a New York Halloween tradition at WCS's Bronx Zoo Safe, family-friendly activities include: Haunted Safari, Lost Hayride, pumpkin carving demonstrations, music, magic, and MORE Boo at the Zoo festivities run every weekend in October October 1-3, 9-11, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31 New York – September 2, 2010 – Boo at the Zoo returns to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo every weekend in October with new and exciting entertainment and activiti...
August 31, 2010
In Sumatra, Camera Traps "Capture" Less
WCS scientists upgrade camera-trap research by developing huge virtual photo albums of species living in large landscapes.
August 31, 2010
Say Cheese: Remote Cameras Can Monitor Entire Wildlife Populations, New Study Says
“Wildlife Picture Index” can be used in savannahs and forests around the world, tracking long term population trends of large mammals and rare wildlifeWCS-led study has major implications for future monitoring of wildlife across broad landscapes NEW YORK (August 31, 2010) – With a simple click of the camera, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Zoological Society of London have developed a new way to accurately monitor long-term trends in rare and vanishing species over...
August 10, 2010
Bank of America Presents “Zoofari” at the WCS Bronx Zoo
Visitors get “passports” stamped at five zoo exhibits that represent global locations where WCS works to save wildlife and wild placesThe weekend of August 14-15: Celebrate the cultures of South America with entertainment and activities courtesy of El Museo del BarrioRedeem passport coupons for deals at participating stores, museums, and restaurants throughout New York Total Experience Tickets to the Bronx Zoo are available at www.bronxzoo.com for 20 percent off through the end of August ...
August 04, 2010
A Valley of Tigers
The Myanmar government creates a Protected Tiger Area as large as Vermont in the country's northern forests. The Hukaung Valley Tiger Reserve provides sanctuary to a wide range of species, from big cats to small birds, along with many rare plants.
August 03, 2010
Myanmar Officially Designates World’s Largest Tiger Reserve in the Hukaung Valley
Panthera and Wildlife Conservation Society succeed in pushing historic agreement to conserve region the size of Vermont that is home to a number of endangered species Hukaung Valley – Officials from Myanmar formally announced today that the entire Hukaung Valley would be declared a Protected Tiger Area. The declaration officially protects an area the size of Vermont and marks a major step forward in saving one of the most endangered species on the planet – the tiger – which numbers les...
July 30, 2010
WCS Applauds Senate for Giving "Stamp" of Approval to New Wildlife Legislation
Bi-Partisan Group Led the Charge for New Funding Mechanism for Tigers, Elephants, Rhinos, Great Apes and Marine Turtles Specialized Stamps Will Benefit Existing Wildlife Protection Funds at No Cost to American Taxpayers WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 30, 2010) – The Wildlife Conservation Society applauded today’s Senate passage of H.R. 1454, the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act. In essence, the bill provides for the issuance of a spec...
July 29, 2010
Bank of America Presents “Zoofari” at WCS's Bronx Zoo
Visitors get “passports” stamped at five zoo exhibits that represent global locations where WCS works to save wildlife and wild places The weekends of July 31 – August 1 and August 7 –8: Celebrate the cultures of Africa with entertainment and activities courtesy of the Museum of African Art Redeem passport coupons for deals at participating stores, museums, and restaurants throughout New York New York – July 29, 2010 – This weekend at ...
July 22, 2010
WCS Urges Obama to Help Save Tigers
A WCS scientist goes to Washington to speak for tigers and the protection of their remaining habitat across Asia.
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