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BOZEMAN, MT (March 2, 2012) – The Wildlife Conservation Society today announced a Request for Proposals and invited eligible non-profit conservation organizations to submit project proposals to the WCS Climate Adaptation Fund—a program made possible through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.This is the second year that the focus of the grants program, which formerly operated as the WCS Wildlife Action Opportunities Fund, is on supporting projects that address increasin...
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BOZEMAN (February 29, 2012) – A baby bear on stilts, perhaps? Nope. Conservationists with the Wildlife Conservation Society recently released this camera-trap photo of a wolverine retrieving bait placed in a tree in Montana. The frame upon which the animal climbs is designed so that the unique markings on the underside of the wolverine are revealed to the motion-sensing camera. Scientists use these markings to identify individual animals and document their distribution and range. WCS’s eight...
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A study by WCS and partners presents a novel approach for establishing new large-scale protected areas in Madagascar’s waters.
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View the Welikia Project video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Zkv_G0qGd4 Bronx, NY - February 16, 2012- The Welikia Project led by Eric W. Sanderson, Wildlife Conservation Society senior conservation ecologist, has been submitted to the Buckminster Fuller Challenge – an annual international design challenge awarding $100,000 to support the development and implementation of a strategy that has significant potential to solve humanity's most pressing problems. The Welikia Project s...
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Report Features Major WCS Studies on Western Indian Ocean Coral Reefs and the Albertine Rift Recommendations Include Improvements in Data Sharing, Workshops and Technology WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 20, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society and other members of the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group released a report today that will help African nations plan for the impending effects of climate change, such as more severe storms and flooding,...
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CGC building selected as winner of 2011 American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies   Designed by FXFOWLE Architects, CGC will be included in “New World Architecture” exhibition in Buenos Aires followed by European tour Bronx, NY – August 23, 2011 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Center for Global Conservation, located at WCS’s Bronx Zoo, has been selected to receive the 201...
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WCS marine scientists provide a color code for coral conservation by mapping out the stress loads of the world's reefs.
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WCS leads global assessment showing where climate stresses on reef systems will beExposure map highlights places to focus management  NEW YORK (August 11, 2011)—Marine researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups have created a map of the world’s corals and their exposure to stress factors, including high temperatures, ultra-violet radiation, weather systems, sedimentation, as well as stress-reducing factors such as temperature variability and tidal dynamics. ...
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Wildlife Conservation Society ecologist and author Jerry Jenkins presented with Harold K. Hochschild Award SARANAC LAKE, NY (August 5, 2011) –Wildlife Conservation Society ecologist Jerry Jenkins was presented with the 2011 Harold K. Hochschild Award on Thursday, August 4th by the Adirondack Museum. Since 1990, the museum has presented the award to a wide range of intellectual and community leaders throughout the Adirondack Park, highlighting their contributions to the region’s culture and ...
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As organized crime steps up its game in wildlife trade, a WCS conservationist suggests fighting back through increased law enforcement and better use of resources.

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