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Forests of Mesoamerica’s Selva Maya are Staging an Inspiring Comeback (English and Spanish)

Mesoamerica’s Selva Maya, the epicenter of the ancient Maya Civilization and a vast protected area system covering parts of Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico, is making an inspiring comeback with forest cover returning and local people benefitting thanks to government, local partners and communities working together to curb illegal activities.

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NEW! Dinosaurs In Darkness: The Hatching - The Bronx Zoo’s First-Ever After Dark Haunted Experience
Bronx, NY – Sept. 14, 2022 – Boo at the Zoo is a fall tradition at the Bronx Zoo and the seasonal celebration it is set to return in October. The Halloween-themed event annually marks the unofficial start of the fall season with seasonal activities and performances that transform the zoo. New for 2022, the Bronx Zoo is adding an after-hours event – Dinosaurs in Darkness: The Hatching. This is the zoo’s first-ever Halloween nighttime event for older audiences. Dinosaurs...
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Empire Wind and WCS Announce Extension of Historic Near Real-Time Acoustic Marine Monitoring Project In New York Bight

Empire Wind and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the extension to 2028 of their historic agreement to monitor large whales in the lease area of Empire Wind, an offshore wind project located in the New York Bight off the southern coast of Long Island.   

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A WCS Tribute to Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs for the Global Environment Facility

The Wildlife Conservation Society offers condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs for the Global Environment Facility, who died this week.

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City of New York Partners with WCS’s Eric Sanderson In Efforts to Make NYC More Resilient to Intense Rainfall

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Ida by announcing a suite of stormwater infrastructure initiatives aimed at making the city more resilient to extreme rainfall in the future -- including a partnership with Dr. Eric Sanderson, Senior Conservation Ecologist at WCS.

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The Republic of the Congo Announces the Creation of the Country's First Marine Protected Areas

The Congo Government, with the support of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other organizations, officially announces the creation of the country’s first three Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), protecting marine resources and coastal habitats across more than 4,000 square kilometers (1,544 square miles) and representing 12.01 percent of Congo’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). 

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News Advisory: Empire Wind and WCS Expand Historic Acoustic Marine Monitoring Project In New York Bight; Gathering Near Real-Time Data to Protect Marine Mammals

Equinor and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) will hold a news announcement, Wednesday, September 7, at the New York Aquarium on the expansion of the collaborative effort to monitor several species of large whales in the New York Bight. 

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Solving Everest’s Wildlife Mysteries with eDNA

A team of scientists led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Appalachian State University used environmental DNA (eDNA) to document the breadth of high-alpine biodiversity present on Earth’s highest mountain, 29,032-foot Mt. Everest (8,849 m).

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WCS Library and Archives Launches 18-Month Shelby White and Leon Levy Film Collection Initiative

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Library and Archives has been awarded a multiyear grant from the Leon Levy Foundation to preserve its historical film collection. 

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New Science Shows Connected Coral Reef “Hope Spots” Can Shelter Ocean Biodiversity Despite Climate Change
New York, NY (August 3, 2022) – A new study from WCS, the University of Toronto and the National Research Council of Italy has shed light on coral reef “hope spots'' around the world. Findings show that climate-resilient reefs are connected in invisible underwater networks linked by tiny larval corals that travel from reef to reef on ocean currents. These networks have the ability to survive and re-seed ocean biodiversity, even after projected mass bleaching events from clima...
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