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From Cuba to the Russian Far East, 28 projects in 22 countries will receive support The CLP is a partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society, Fauna & Flora International, BirdLife International, and Conservation International NEW YORK (June 21, 2012) – The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP), a partnership including the Wildlife Conservation Society, Fauna & Flora International, BirdLife International, and Conservation International, have announced its 2012 award winners. The...
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Efforts include breeding at zoos combined with intensive field conservation work WCS will take direct responsibility for the continued survival of at least half of the 25 most endangered species of turtles and tortoisesWCS working with Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA), Turtle Conservancy (TC), and the Asian Turtle Program (ATP) in global effort NEW YORK (April 11, 2012) – The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today a new strategy that draws on all of th...
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Only population of this critically endangered species living in protected area New York (January 26, 2012) — Researchers from The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Colombia Program and Colombia’s National Parks Unit have confirmed that a critically endangered subspeices of brown-spider monkeys is living in Selva de Florencía National Park in Colombia – the only national protected area with a confirmed population of this extremely rare primate.The brown-spider monkey (Ateles hybridus), is...
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A discovery of brown-spider monkeys in Parque Nacional Natural Selva de Florencia offers the critically endangered species a second chance.
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Dr. Cristián Samper, Director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, will lead WCS starting August 1, 2012. Dr. Samper follows Dr. Steven E. Sanderson, who retires after a decade of renewing WCS parks, expanding global conservation efforts, and successful financial planning.
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Dr. Cristián Samper, Director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, to Lead WCS Starting August 1, 2012 Dr. Samper follows Dr. Steven E. Sanderson who retires after a decade of renewing WCS parks, expanding global conservation efforts, and successful financial planningBronx, New York (January 23, 2012) – The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today that Dr. Cristián Samper, Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, has been ...
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El Dr. Cristián Samper, Director del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Smithsonian Institution encabezará WCS a partir del 1ero de agosto, 2012 El Dr. Samper sigue los pasos del Dr. Steven E. Sanderson, quien se retira luego de una década de renovación de los parques de WCS, expansión de los esfuerzos de conservación globales, y una exitosa planificación financiera Bronx, Nueva York (23 de enero, 2012) – La Sociedad para la Conservación de la Vida Silvestre (WCS por sus siglas en ing...
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Dr. Graham, director of WCS’s Gulf and Caribbean sharks and rays program, receives one of the world’s most prestigious prize for grassroots nature conservation. The award recognizes her work to implement a national action plan for sharks and get more local people actively involved in protecting ocean wildlife and coastal biodiversity.
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Photo Credit: Judith Wolfe © Wildlife Conservation Society See the video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijhYVDNMe7k Three young, playful mountain coatimundi have a new home in the Tropic Zone exhibit at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo.  Mountain coatis live in large groups in the mountains of Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador. They have long, flexible noses for sniffing and rooting out food from fallen leaves in the forest and they hold their striped tails up in the ...
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Four conservationists working on WCS-supported projects in South America’s last wild places have earned Whitley awards for their efforts to find win-win solutions for people and wildlife.
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