Bronx, NY -- June 23, 2015 -- State bill would enable California to play a critical role in ending the current poaching crisis driving elephants toward extinction.
New York, NY -- June 19, 2015 -- WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper issued the following statement today on on the crush of 1 ton of confiscated ivory in New York City's Times Square.
WCS has joined with other conservation groups to urge the European Union to ban the use of the veterinary anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac because of its harmful effects on vulture populations.
New York, N.Y. – June 10, 2015 – The following statement was issued by WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper of the Wildlife Conservation Society:
NEW YORK (June 10, 2015)—A group of Brooklyn students are using their pens and imaginations to help ensure a future for African elephants with help from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the 96 Elephants campaign. With help from WCS scientist and elephant expert Andrea Turkalo, a group of 5th graders from Brooklyn’s Public School 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center have written and published a book titled “One Special Elephant: The Story of Penelope Petunia,” inspired by a real baby elephant living in the rainforests of Central Africa.