In the Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Indigenous landowners of the Inaugl tribe have joined their neighbours in the Bismarck Forest Corridor to commit to legally protecting 12,241 hectares (46.3 square miles) of forest under a conservation deed.
On the occasion of World Ranger Day, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and its partners Amani Protection LAB and CEDAMM (Dr Alphonse Mackanga Missandzou Educational Complex) are proud to release Africa’s first publicly available, extensive human rights training manual for protected area rangers.
As Tiger Range Countries launch a new 12-year range-wide recovery plan for tigers, released today in conjunction with Global Tiger Day, a diverse group of tiger conservation organizations and multilateral agencies announced a coalition to support those countries in realizing their long-term tiger conservation ambitions and delivering impact for nature and people from the local to the global levels.
The Northeastern Central African Republic Protected Areas Complex and its Functional Landscape is one of the 11 new biosphere reserves in the World Network.
Avianca and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) join forces to confront wildlife trafficking by signing an agreement that will not only strengthen the airline's actions in terms of prevention but will also draw upon the technical knowledge and experience of WCS in combating wildlife trafficking.
A new perspective paper emphasizes the importance of considering ecological integrity in climate adaptation practice and offers recommendations for doing so.
The steering committee of the Corporación Autónoma Regional de Risaralda (CARDER) has approved the expansion of the Cuchilla del San Juan Regional District of Integrated Management (DRMI).
A new study, featuring more than 150 researchers worldwide, including Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) scientists who collected data at WCS programs in Mesoamerica, South East Asia, Melanesia and East Africa, says overfishing is driving reef sharks toward extinction.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) tonight at its gala at Central Park Zoo honored Carlos Manuel Rodríguez for his life-long dedication fighting for nature in his homeland of Costa Rica and now for the world as CEO and Chair of the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
The following tribute to Dr. Roger Payne, who died June 10, was issued today by the Wildlife Conservation Society:
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