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Presented by Con Edison The Wildlife Conservation Society Announces Second Annual WCS Run for the Wild at the New York Aquarium This year’s WCS Run for the Wild 5K run/walk in Brooklyn is dedicated to saving walruses and other wildlife Event date: Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012; 5K Run: 8 a.m.; Family Fun Run/Walk: 8:45 a.m. Registration is now open at: wcsrunforthewild.org/nyaquarium Brooklyn, N.Y. – July 26, 2012 – Time to lace up the sneakers – and perhaps snowshoes – as the sec...
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New Book from the Wildlife Conservation Society illustrates how conservation-planning is evolving to prepare for climate change BOZEMAN, MT (June 14, 2012) –A landmark book released by the Wildlife Conservation Society through Island Press shows that people in diverse environments around the world are moving from climate science to conservation action to ensure their natural systems, wildlife and livelihoods can withstand the pressures of global warming. Climate and Conservation offers a...
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A Brazilian aquarium displays discus fish, coveted for their bright colors by fish keepers around the world. With support from WCS, the Piagaçu Institute is working with local fishermen in the Brazilian Amazon to sustainably manage discus cultivation. 
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Bronx, NY – May 8, 2012 – A male black-necked swan swims with three hatchling swans called cygnets in Heart Lake at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. These cygnets will stay close to their parents for almost a year after hatching. While they are small, they ride on the backs of their parents for warmth, transportation, and protection from predators. Carrying cygnets is most pronounced in black-necked and mute swans, but all true swans are known to do this behavior. Swans have sev...
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A WCS marine project to reduce bycatch in Kenya and Curacao through a low-cost, low-tech fish trap design takes the top honor in a contest sponsored by Rare, in partnership with National Geographic.
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Honor Awarded by Rare in Partnership with National GeographicWCS's "Bycatch Escape Gaps for Fish Traps" Takes Top Honor NEW YORK, (January 10, 2012) -- The Wildlife Conservation Society has won top honors from Rare, in partnership with National Geographic, for an innovative marine program operated in Curacao and Kenya. WCS won the grand prize in the contest called "Solution Search: Turning the Tide for Coastal Fisheries."The Wildlife Conservation Society’s winning solution is entitled “...
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1,000 jaguars live in the vast bi-national Gran Chaco Jaguar Conservation Unit spanning southern Bolivia and northern Paraguay NEW YORK (December 21, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released today a dramatic photo of a female jaguar and her two cubs near the Isoso Station of the Santa Cruz-Puerto Suarez Gas Pipeline in Kaa Iya National Park in Bolivia. The adult jaguar, nicknamed Kaaiyana, has been seen with her cubs in the area for over a month; though WCS conser...
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The First WCS Run for the Wild™ 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at WCS New York Aquarium David Bosch, Sunnyside, N.Y. – First man to cross the finish line Fiona Bayly, New York, N.Y. – First woman to cross the finish line NYC Council Member Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. and NYS Assembly Member Alec Brook-Krasny help kick off the event Brooklyn, N.Y. – Oct. 9, 2011 – More than 2,000 turtle supporters ran, jogged, and walked across the Coney Island Boardwalk at th...
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