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News from WCS's Zoos, Aquarium and Field Conservation Programs Across the Globe
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October 23, 2009
New Park in Cambodia
The forest haven for monkeys, tigers, and elephants also stores carbon and will help in the global fight against climate change. Key research conducted by WCS led to the park’s creation.
October 22, 2009
Cambodia Creates First Park to Protect Carbon and Wildlife
Forest stores carbon and provides key habitats for monkeys, tigers, and elephants Wildlife Conservation Society conducted key research that led to park’s creation Creation of park is part of WCS’s new “Carbon for Conservation” initiative NEW YORK (October 22, 2009)—The government of Cambodia has transformed a former logging concession into a new, Yosemite-sized protect...
October 15, 2009
Media Availability: WCS President and CEO on the Future of Latin America
WCS President and CEO Dr. Steven E. Sanderson, Appearing in Americas Quarterly: Does the 21st Century Belong to Asia or Latin America?Latin America Positioned to Lead On Climate Change and Sustainable Policies Sanderson Suggests a Three-Point Conservation Agenda for Latin America as a prelude to UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December (BRONX, NEW YORK, October 15, 2009) In the article “Growing Green,” appearing in the fall issue of the jour...
October 13, 2009
'Whale-sized' Genetic Study, Largest Ever for Southern Hemisphere Humpbacks
NEW YORK —After 15 years of research in the waters of the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and an international coalition of organizations have unveiled the largest genetic study of humpback whale populations ever conducted in the Southern Hemisphere. By analyzing DNA samples from more than 1,500 whales, researchers can now peer into the population dynamics and relatedness of Southern Hemi...
October 05, 2009
WCS Opens Center for Global Conservation
The Center for Global Conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo headquarters will serve as a command center for WCS’s work to save wildlife and wild places around the world.
October 05, 2009
Cynthia Reich Honored at the WCS New York Aquariums Dinner by the Sea
Brooklyn , NY , October 5, 2009 – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) recently honored Cynthia Reich, Deputy Director of Aquarium Administration, at the WCS’s New York Aquarium’s annual Dinner by the Sea held on September 17. In her twenty years at the Aquarium, Ms. Reich has worked closely with city and state leaders and agencies to ensure the stability and growth of one of the New York’s most important cultural institutions. Through the years, the Aquarium has become Brooklyn’s m...
October 05, 2009
Wildlife Conservation Society Opens the WCS Center for Global Conservation at Its Bronx Zoo
New WCS CGC building becomes command center for international conservation Facility utilizes state-of-the-art “green” technologies NEW YORK (October 5, 2009)—The Wildlife Conservation Society today opened the WCS Center for Global Conservation on its C.V. Starr Science Campus at the Bronx Zoo.The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Center for Global Conservation, designed by FXFOWLE Architects, is a state-of-the-art, 40,000-square-foot “green” facility that will serve...
September 29, 2009
Congo Basin Heads of State and Conservation Groups Celebrate 10 Years of Success in Saving World’s Second Largest Rainforest
JOINT PRESS RELEASE : African Wildlife Foundation, Conservation International, Wildlife Conservation Society, World Wildlife Fund Ongoing Threats include Bushmeat Hunting, Illegal Logging, and Climate Change Washington – September 29, 2009 -- Leaders of the Congo Basin countries and conservation groups are pressing for more attention, funds and technical support to save the world’s second largest rainforest and benefit its population during a Congo ...
September 28, 2009
Media Availability: Sept. 29th - International Conservation Caucus Foundation Hosts Heads-of-State Forum on Congo Basin
September 29th Congressional Hearing to Focus on Future of Crucial Tropical Rainforest WHAT: Leaders of Congo Basin countries, members of Congress, and leading conservation organizations will gather in Washington to recognize 10 years of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership. At a Congressional hearing the future of the world’s second largest rainforest will be discussed, including how those forests can help mitigate the climate crisis and ...
September 17, 2009
WCS, Mayor Bloomberg, BP Markowitz, and Councilman Recchia Announce Transformation of New York Aquarium
Ten-Year, Public-Private Initiative Will Transform WCS's NY Aquarium and Jump Start the Re-Birth of Coney Island, Solidifying Brooklyn as a Destination for Tourists Worldwide and Sparking Economic Development Locally Aquarium to Better Integrate Boardwalk, Ocean, and Protection of New York Waters BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (Sept. 17, 2009) – The Wildlife Conservation Society, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and City Councilman Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. an...
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