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As part of a global program for ocean conservation, WCS has been committed to conserving several threatened species that use Gulf waters, and is taking steps to mitigate the impact of the crisis to these species and their ecosystems.
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New York (July 1, 2010)—The following statement was issued by the Wildlife Conservation Society on the passing of conservationist Ymke Warren: “The Wildlife Conservation Society sends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Ymke Warren, a dedicated conservationist who worked with WCS on the protection of Cross River gorillas in Cameroon. She was deeply committed to primate conservation, and her work greatly strengthened our program and brightened the future for this critically e...
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WCS Commends Efforts of Mayor Bloomberg, Council Speaker Quinn, Finance Committee Chair Recchia and Cultural Affairs Committee Chair Van BramerWCS Delivers Petitions from Over 57,000 New Yorkers to City Hall Bronx, New York – July 1, 2010 – The following statement was issued by John Calvelli, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at the Wildlife Conservation Society: Today, we commend our municipal leadership for supporting New York City’s Cultural Institutions Group in the c...
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Flushing, N.Y. – The stars and stripes will be waving, firework displays will be bursting and the smell of barbecue will be in the air on Independence Day this year. While all this is happening, WCS’ Queens Zoo, where all animals are native to the Americas, will be the perfect place to visit this holiday weekend. All exhibits at the Queens Zoo are completely outdoors. The wildlife and exhibits here share the wild heritage of the American continents with visitors from around the globe, making it ...
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The Wildlife Conservation Society sends its sincerest condolences to the individuals involved in Saturday’s accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. At this time, we are unable to comment further on the details of the incident beyond what the NYPD has already released.
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Raiding an illegal trafficking operation, the Indonesian government, WCS, and our conservation partners take a bite out of wildlife crime on Borneo.
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WCS and IUCN launch an international, decade-long action plan to protect eastern chimpanzees by safeguarding 16 crucial areas where their populations number around 48,000 individuals.
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Three suspected orangutan smugglers arrested in Kalimantan WCS’s Wildlife Crime Unit played a key role in arrests NEW YORK (June 22, 2010) – The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today a successful raid by Indonesian authorities in Pontianak, in West Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, that resulted in the arrest of three suspects who allegedly attempted to illegally sell a baby orangutan. This is one of the first cases in many years against suspected illegal orangutan dealer...
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Zoo-Goers helped name the twins at www.ProspectParkZoo.com Video of Tira and Misu Brooklyn, NY – June 21, 2010 – Recently, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo debuted twin baby Geoffrey’s tamarins that were born just in time for Father’s Day. Zoo-goers were invited to help name the twins on the zoo’s website and the results are in. By popular demand, with a total of 169 votes, the twins are now called Tira and Misu. “In keeping with the delectable names of the parents and s...
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Action Plan by Wildlife Conservation Society and International Union for Conservation of Nature outlines strategy to protect eastern chimpanzee populations NEW YORK (June 21, 2010)—Nations within East and Central Africa have developed a 10-year action plan to save one of humankind’s closest relatives—the eastern chimpanzee—from hunting, habitat loss, disease, and other threats, according to an announcement made today by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) a...
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