Survey identifies a probable new species for science in the world's most biodiverse protected area
Baby porcupine lives with its family alongside several new species in the newly renovated Children’s Zoo
Oct. 3-4, 10-12, 17-18, 24-25, 31 and Nov. 1
Clean waters mean healthy communities. A renewed push to care for the waters surrounding New York includes a City Council bill to ban microbeads. WCS's John Calvelli explains in his blog for Huffington Post.
NEW YORK (October 6, 2015)—The Government of Chile announced today at the Our Oceans Summit in Valparaiso its plan to design a network of Marine Protected Areas for the purpose of safeguarding Patagonia’s whales, dolphins, sea lions, sea birds and other coastal biodiversity, an initiative that would expand the country’s protected waters by 100,000 square kilometers (more than 38,000 square miles).
The United States joined 11 other Pacific Rim countries in signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an international trade agreement which includes strong wildlife trafficking provisions within its environmental chapter.
Dr. Michale Glennon of the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) Adirondack Program has won the Paul Schaefer Wilderness Award.
WCS [Wildlife Conservation Society] and the 96 Elephants campaign praises Governor Jerry Brown for signing into law AB 96 – state legislation that would ban the sale of ivory and rhinoceros horn in the state of California. Now California joins New York and New Jersey as leaders in taking a stand for elephants by banning the sale of ivory.
WASHINGTON (Oct. 1, 2015) – This week, WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) delivered 164,238 comments, organized through the 96 Elephants campaign, to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) calling for the closure of the commercial ivory trade in the United States.
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The Ocean Wonders: Sharks! building is pictured here with a blue waterproofing that crews are applying to protect the structure from the weather’s elements. The precast concrete skin and shimmer wall will eventually be installed to cover this. Since the building is on the shore facing the Atlantic Ocean, it is important to take the proper precautions to prevent its concrete surfaces from getting damaged by wind, rain, and sea water. Photo credit: WCS
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