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WCS Uganda Participates in the Rescue of Lions from the Communities around Queen Elizabeth National Park

Three male lions that strayed from a Uganda National Park were rescued by staff from WCS Uganda and government partners.

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WCS: Thank You Mayor de Blasio For Keeping Momentum Behind Movement to Ban Plastic Straws in New York City
In his State of the City address yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio reaffirmed his support to ban plastic straws in New York City.
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WCS: No Oil and Gas Development Should be  Allowed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

WCS President and CEO Dr. Cristián Samper issues statement on oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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WCS Statement on the UK Ivory Ban – the Ivory Act of 2018

WCS releases statement congratulating the Government of the United Kingdom for passing the 2018 Ivory Act.

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WCS, China Tech Giant Tencent, and other NGOs Team up to Fight Wildlife Crime
WCS participated in the “Tencent for the Planet” Partnership Conference on December 19th, joining the Chinese tech giant and a cadre of conservation groups in a global effort to fight wildlife crime. 
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A new study by WCS, El Colegio de Frontera Sur, Washington State University and other key regional partners has found that the white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), one of the last large herding mammals of the Americas, has been eliminated from 87 percent of its historical range in Mesoamerica. 
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Argentina Creates Two Massive Marine Parks

The Government of Argentina has created two massive offshore marine parks in the southwest Atlantic that will help protect the diverse marine life of the Patagonian Sea, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and a host of other partners who have worked for years to protect these biodiverse seascapes.

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New York Aquarium Joins Other Aquariums and State Leaders in Opposition to Atlantic Coast Blasting
A coalition of major public aquariums has announced that they are opposed to the federal government’s pending issuance of permits to allow repeated seismic blasting along the East Coast in search of offshore oil and gas. Marine scientists are concerned that the prolonged and extreme noise pollution introduced into already highly stressed ocean environments will disturb marine life from tiny plankton to commercially valuable fish stocks and even giant whales.
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Study: Damning Evidence of Dam’s Impacts on Rainforest Birds

A study by an international team of conservation scientists found that a dam built in Thailand 31 years ago has caused the local bird population to collapse.

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WCS Myanmar Program Celebrates 25th Anniversary
The WCS Myanmar Program released a video celebrating its 25th year of conservation.Watch the video here.
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