Environmental leaders from 185 countries will gather in Vancouver, Canada for the Seventh Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) from August 22-26.
As the world commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9th, the Wildlife Conservation Society has issued the following statement by Sushil Raj, Executive Director of the WCS Rights and Communities Program, and Dawa Yangi Sherpa, Social Safeguards Technical Specialist in the WCS Rights & Communities Program:
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Library and Archives has been awarded a Council on Library and Information Resources’ Recordings at Risk grant to digitize and make accessible films created by WCS’s Department of Tropical Research (DTR).
Solution Search, a global crowdsourcing contest that spotlights local solutions to the world’s most challenging environmental problems, has announced the 10 finalists for the People’s Choice Award in its Solution Search: Changing Unsustainable Trade contest.
The following statement was issued today by Monica Medina, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society, from the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact:
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.
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:
WCS’s New York Aquarium Education staff and Youth Ocean Advocates attended yesterday’s World Oceans Day event held during a general session at the United Nations.
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.
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