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Wildlife Conservation Society: Conservation Plays Diplomatic Role in War-Torn Regions WCS operates conservation programs in Afghanistan, South Sudan, and Democratic Republic of Congo BRUSSELS (November 22, 2011) – In conflict and post-conflict areas, conservation can play a key role in diplomacy by increasing stability and providing economic opportunities, according to a team of conservationists hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) who spoke at an ev...
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Monday, November 21st, 2011, 18:30—21:00 Afghanistan Governor Habiba Sarabi and WCS conservationists discuss successes in Afghanistan, South Sudan, and Democratic Republic of Congo November 16, 2011 – With ongoing nation-building efforts in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and most recently, South Sudan, the need to integrate conservation efforts with building democracy, stability, and economic growth is increasing. The Wildlife Conservation Society ...
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Afghanistan Governor Habiba Sarabi and WCS conservationists discuss successes in Afghanistan, South Sudan, and Democratic Republic of Congo OCTOBER 31, 2011 – With ongoing nation-building efforts in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and most recently, South Sudan, the need to integrate conservation efforts with building democracy, stability, and economic growth is increasing. The Wildlife Conservation Society is pleased to invite you to its first EU panel discussion about ...
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Trail to summit of Noshaq now open to mountaineers as WCS and others anticipate return of tourism to mountain. NEW YORK (August 10, 2011)—Closed off from the outside world for decades due to regional insecurity, Afghanistan’s highest mountain—Mount Noshaq—is once again accessible to the mountaineering community, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, Australian Geographic Outdoor, and other groups. Located in the Hindu Kush Mountains of the Wakhan Corridor, an isolate...
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TIME reports on WCS's ongoing work in Afghanistan that has helped protect endangered snow leopards and other wildlife in the conflict-plagued eastern province of Nuristan.

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Wildlife Conservation Society recommends international monitoring, protection needed for Marco Polo sheep NEW YORK (July 22, 2011)—A genetic study of the world’s largest sheep species has revealed that the big-horned animals travel extensively across the moutainous borders of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and China according to Wildlife Conservation Society researchers with the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Using a non-invasive...
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In Afghanistan, researchers conducting a genetic study of the Marco Polo sheep discover the species to be an international traveler. WCS recommends trans-boundary monitoring to help ensure its future.
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Camera trap photos unveil a healthy population of snow leopards living in Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. Despite ongoing violent conflict in the country, WCS conservationists work with local communities to protect the nation's natural heritage.

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Camera trap surveys show surprising numbers of elusive big cats in Wakhan Corridor in northeastern AfghanistanWith USAID support, WCS is working with Afghanistan communities on conservation to benefit wildlife and human livelihoods NEW YORK (July 13, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered a surprisingly healthy population of rare snow leopards living in the mountainous reaches of northeastern Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor, according to a new study.The discovery gives hope to th...
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A WCS field team finds that bears, wolves, and wild cats have survived in the conflict-plagued eastern province of Nuristan. Their study highlights the need for continued conservation support to protect Afghanistan’s natural heritage.
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