The heightened value of croaker swim bladders, or maws, is contributing to the endangerment of multiple marine species, including the Critically Endangered vaquita porpoise that exists only in Mexico’s Gulf of California, the authors of a new article in the journal Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystem have found.
Researchers and experts from WCS, the University of Queensland, and CoralVita are joining together to develop a new web-based management app capable of mapping ocean water pollution almost as it happens.
Wildlife Conservation Society scientists led an initial assessment of concentrations of “forever chemicals” in the filets of fish species harvested by Indigenous and rural residents of Arctic Alaska and described the results as “encouraging” because they were below levels of concern.
Despite widespread news about recent mass coral bleaching events, new science from WCS says there is still time to save coral reefs, if we act quickly.
The following statement was released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society upon the launch of the new innovative Global Biodiversity Framework Fund (GBFF). The fund is designed to finance the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF).
Environmental leaders from 185 countries will gather in Vancouver, Canada for the Seventh Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) from August 22-26.
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.
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