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WCS's Tony Lynam argues that despite threats to wild places in Asia, practitioners are better prepared to implement solutions.
August 30, 2016 – Because forest elephants are one the slowest reproducing mammals in the world, it will take almost a century for them to recover from the intense poaching they have suffered since 2002.
(Guangzhou, August 30th 2016) - Enforcement agencies from China, Lao PDR and Viet Nam agreed on urgent measures to tackle wildlife trafficking networks operating across their countries. The Wildlife Conservation Society provided technical assistance to the meetings.
Brooklyn, N.Y. – Aug. 30, 2016 – A tufted deer fawn (Elaphodus cephalophus) was born at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo and is making its public debut.
(London, England August 29, 2016)Cambodia’s Sam Veasna Center (SVC) has been named one of just 13 finalists in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards at the World Travel Market in London. SVC manages wildlife viewing trips with exclusive access to Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) sites across Cambodia.
August 25, 2016—A juvenile white shark, being tracked via satellite in the New York seascape, has been named after Theodore Roosevelt, the US president who appointed the committee in 1894 asking New York State to establish a zoological society in New York City -- which through the years developed into the Wildlife Conservation Society.
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Above is a recent photo of the Ocean Wonders: Sharks! construction site. The next major milestone will be the installation of the steel framework that will eventually hold the building’s artistically designed shimmer wall.