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As negotiators from around the world gather for the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference, WCS climate policy experts are urging progress on the strategy known as REDD+, or Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation.

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Will the Cancún climate talks lead to a concrete commitment to REDD+? Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is a key component in any climate agreement Wildlife Conservation Society: Talks need to result in a REDD+ decision NEW YORK  (December 3, 2010) – Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) climate policy experts are available to comment on current efforts to agree on a global solution to climate change as ...
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St. Petersburg, Russia, November 22, 2010 Your excellencies, distinguished delegates from the Tiger Range States, colleagues and honored guests, good morning. It is truly a pleasure to be here to represent the Wildlife Conservation Society.  WCS has over fifty years of experience working for tiger conservation, from the pioneering work of George Schaller, Ullas Karanth, Alan Rabinowitz, and Dale Miquelle, to today’s work by the new generation of tiger conservationists – people like  Me...
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In a huge wildlife trade bust in Da Lat City, Vietnamese authorities make arrests and confiscate more than 850 pounds of illegal wildlife meat from restaurant kitchens.
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Wildlife Conservation Society-led census boasts record numbers for vultures NEW YORK (September  2, 2010)—While vultures across Asia teeter on the brink of extinction, the vultures of Cambodia are increasing in number, providing a beacon of hope for these threatened scavengers, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other members of the Cambodia Vulture Conservation Project. Researchers report that record numbers of vultures have been counted in Cambodia’s annual v...
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Hundreds of pounds of illegal wildlife from more than a dozen species seized in restaurants by authoritiesWCS helped organize major enforcement campaign    NEW YORK (September 2, 2010) – Hundreds of pounds of illegal wildlife from nearly 20 species were seized from restaurants in the largest enforcement campaign of its kind in Vietnam’s Lam Dong Province, the Wildlife Conservation Society reported today. More than 100 officers from the Lam Dong Forest Protection Department (FPD) swept thro...
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Researchers report record numbers of vultures in Cambodia after a drug nearly wiped out these scavenging birds in Asia.
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A WCS scientist goes to Washington to speak for tigers and the protection of their remaining habitat across Asia.
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Wildlife Conservation Society’s Dr. John Robinson Cites the Need for U.S. Government Leadership Wild tiger numbers are at an historical low  WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2010) – At a briefing for the House Natural Resources Committee, Wildlife Conservation Society Executive Vice President for Conservation and Science Dr. John Robinson spoke of the dire state of tigers in the wild and the need for urgent support from the highest levels of the U...
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WASHINGTON (May 13, 2010) – The Wildlife Conservation Society applauded U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) for their leadership in introducing new legislation, The American Power Act, which would provide important measures to protect wildlife and wild places while ensuring our U.S. energy independence.WCS Executive Vice President of Public Affairs John Calvelli issued the following statement: “We praise U.S. Sens. John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman for their leadersh...
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