News Releases


Inspire


Despite dangerously low global numbers, tigers are rebounding in three significant landscapes where WCS operates. Success in India, Thailand, and Russia fosters hope for these iconic big cats.
Full Article
More Than 1,500 Runners and Walkers Dash Across Coney Island’s Famous Boardwalk at the WCS Run for the Wild in Brooklyn Fiona Bayly, New York, N.Y. – First woman to cross the finish line Alessio Asaro, Queens, N.Y. – First man to cross the finish line City Council Member Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., and Assembly Member Alec Brook-Krasny were in attendance Christopher Ritchey of Manhattan earns top fundr...
Full Article
JEJU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA (September 13, 2012)—Oscar Loayza of WCS’s Madidi Program in Bolivia has received the Kenton Miller Award for Innovation in Protected Areas Management at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Republic of Korea from Sept. 6-15. Loayza, the Sub Director of the WCS Greater Madidi-Tambopata Landscape Conservation Program, was chosen by an international jury for his development of initiatives that strengthened indigenous participation in the management of protected are...
Full Article
With help from WCS, the Bolivian Park Service released a new compendium documenting the abundant plant and wildlife found within Madidi National Park. The natural haven houses more than 200 mammal species, 11 percent of the world’s birds, and the vibrant parrot snake, photographed as it slithers through the trees.
Full Article
WCS President and CEO, Dr. Cristián Samper, delivered the following keynote speech during the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea. His speech may be read below.Martha's Legacy:The past, present and future of species, ecosystems and human livelihoods"On September 1, 1914, nearly 100 years ago, the last passenger pigeon passed away in a cage in the Cincinnati Zoo after many years in captivity. Her name was Martha. She was the last of her kind and with her, this extraordinary...
Full Article
Wildlife Conservation Society and partners call for regulation of international trade in sharks and rays  JEJU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, September 4, 2012—The Wildlife Conservation Society and over 35 government agency and NGO partners participating in IUCN’s World Conservation Congress this week are urging the world’s governments to take urgent steps to save the world’s sharks and rays from the relentless pressure of over-fishing for international trade.  WC...
Full Article
WCS and the New York Botanical Garden have launched a digital collection of historic postcards. With images ranging from a 1959 shot of Komodo dragons to a 1916 card of iconic buildings at the Botanical Garden, the “Bronx Park Postcard Collection” tells our shared histories.
Full Article
More than 400 new historical postcards published on new Wildlife Conservation Society and New York Botanical Garden website http://ielc.libguides.com/bronxparkpostcards Project funded by a digitization grant from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)NEW YORK (August 23, 2012)—The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) announced today a collection of hundreds of historical postcards that showcase everything from interesting archi...
Full Article
Watch the full video>>With election season in full swing, race to make bison the U.S. National Mammal now a stampede New video shows bison’s unique brand of political stomping Visit www.votebison.org to cast your vote New York – August 16, 2012 – Who says bison can’t vote? The Vote Bison coalition, which is campaigning to make the bison the National Mammal of the United States, has released a homemade video showing that even the candidate itself can cast a ballot. The humorous video ...
Full Article
Artistic interpretations of water include sculptures, paintings, and innovative designs A-MAZE-ING Water features elements of the New York Seascape –the aquarium’s conservation program working to preserve local waters Exhibits open through Sunday, Sept. 9 Brooklyn, N.Y. – Aug. 2, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium is hosting a summer art installation called A-MAZE-ING WATER: ...
Full Article
Page 20 of 26First   Previous   15  16  17  18  19  [20]  21  22  23  24  Next   Last   

Stand for Wildlife

© 2020 Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS, the "W" logo, WE STAND FOR WILDLIFE, I STAND FOR WILDLIFE, and STAND FOR WILDLIFE are service marks of Wildlife Conservation Society.

2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx, New York 10460 (718) 220-5100