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Audio clip, recorded by Cornell University scientists, captures moment when elephant is shot by poachersVideo is part of WCS’s 96 elephants campaign – 96 elephants are killed every day by poachersWatch the video here >> NEW YORK (November 20, 2013) — The Wildlife Conservation Society released a powerful video today that features shocking audio of an elephant being shot and killed by ivory poachers in Central Africa. The video is part of WCS’s 96 elephants campaign – named for the number o...
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Dr. Cristián Samper, WCS President and CEO, applauds the United States' commitment to eliminating the market for illegal ivory following an important event in Colorado.
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Bronx, NY – November 14, 2013 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s President and CEO Cristián Samper today issued a statement in connection with a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service event in Denver, CO, at which six tons of illegal elephant ivory were to be crushed. Samper, one of eight members of the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking appointed by President Obama and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, is tasked with making recommendations to the administration and providing it with ongo...
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WCS-supported research produces camera trap footage showing African predator in Uganda park NEW YORK (November 12, 2013) — The Wildlife Conservation Society and Panthera released camera trap footage today from Uganda’s Kibale National Park showing a rarely seen African golden cat. The cat was recorded scent-marking after it was attracted to a camera site “baited” with Calvin Klein Obsession for Men, which is frequently used by WCS scientists to attract cats and other wildlife to remote cameras...
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96 éléphants sont tués chaque jour en AfriqueLa campagne soutient et amplifie l'Initiative mondiale Clinton, dont les objectifs sont de mettre un terme au massacre, faire cesser le trafic et arrêter la demandeLa campagne appelle à un moratoire américain sur les ventes d'ivoire, renforce la protection des éléphants et sensibilise le public sur le commerce de l'ivoireLes États-Unis sont un importateur majeur d'ivoireURL de la campagne : www.96elephants.orgNEW YORK (18 octobre 2013) — La Société po...
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Objectifs de l'engagement : mettre un terme au massacre, faire cesser le trafic, arrêter la demande Une collaboration sans précédent visant à dépasser les statistiques sur l'extinction et trouver des solutions au problème des éléphants Le nombre d'éléphants a chuté de 76 pour cent depuis 1980 à cause du braconnage de l'ivoire ; 35 000 animaux ont été massacrés par les braconniers durant ...
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Objectifs de l'engagement : mettre un terme au massacre, faire cesser le trafic, arrêter la demande Une collaboration sans précédent visant à dépasser les statistiques sur l'extinction et trouver des solutions au problème des éléphants Le nombre d'éléphants a chuté de 76 pour cent depuis 1980 à cause du braconnage de l'ivoire ; 35 000 animaux ont été massacrés par les braconniers durant ...
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New information will inform management strategies for Bryde’s whaleCoastal subspecies has low genetic diversity and needs protectionNEW YORK (October 3, 2013)—Saving the whales often means knowing—sometimes genetically—one group of whales from another, say researchers attempting to define populations of a medium-sized and poorly understood baleen whale that is sometimes targeted by Japan’s scientific whaling program. In a new study, scientists from Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Mus...
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Aided by camera traps and bushmeat hunting records, a team of researchers maps 12 carnivores in Gabon.
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NEW YORK (September 30, 2013)—Working in the rainforest of Central Africa—a region known for its diversity of wildlife—a team of researchers from Panthera, the Wildlife Conservation Society, University of Stirling, CENAREST, IRET and others has completed the first-ever survey in Gabon on a previously overlooked animal group: small mammal predators.The team compiled information from camera-trap surveys, direct observations and bushmeat studies, mapped the country-wide distribution of 12 carnivore...
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