Op-Eds & Blogs
News from WCS's Zoos, Aquarium and Field Conservation Programs Across the Globe
Op-Eds & Blogs
Freshwater Turtles & Tortoises
December 14, 2010
An Ocean of Wonders
Come 2015, Coney Island beachgoers will come ashore to connect with sharks, skates, rays and other fish. The New York Aquarium’s newest exhibit will bring people to the sea, and the sea life to the people.
December 08, 2010
WCS's Bronx Zoo Debuts Interactive Children’s Book by Phyllis Shalant
Young scientists, Bowie and Zoey, learn about Galapagos tortoises and their historyReaders can make their own field journalsVisit www.bronxzoo.com/bowieandzoey New York, NY – Dec. 8, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo has teamed up with award-winning children’s book author Phyllis Shalant to present Bowie and Zoey’s Fantastic, Fun-Filled Field Journal: Galapagos Tortoise, an interactive online reading experience for kids. The children’s book gives readers a chance to le...
September 30, 2010
Media Advisory: Author Craig Hatkoff Holds Book Signing at WCS's Central Park Zoo
Leo The Snow Leopard: The True Story of an Amazing Rescue A children’s book that appeals to animal lovers of all ages Signing at Central Park Zoo follows author’s appearance at Ultimate Block Party in Central Park Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, 2:30 p.m. New York, NY – date – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo is hosting author New York Times bestselling author Craig Hatkoff for the debut and signing of his latest non-fiction children’s pictur...
September 23, 2010
House "Stamp" of Approval Sends Wildlife Legislation to President's Desk
Specialized Stamps Will Benefit Existing Wildlife Protection Funds at No Cost to American Taxpayers Bi-Partisan Group Led the Charge for New Funding Mechanism for Tigers, Elephants, Rhinos, Great Apes and Marine Turtles WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 22, 2010) – The Wildlife Con...
August 29, 2010
WCS’s New York Aquarium Launches the New York Seascape Initiative
Sharks and skates, horseshoe crabs, river herring, sea turtles, whales, and other threatened species will be focus of programMore than 20 million people live locally within 10 miles of the Atlantic, which sparks more than $14.3 billion in economic activities in New York State aloneConservation initiative is part of major transformation of historic aquarium Brooklyn, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium announced today the launch of the New Yo...
August 29, 2010
Turning the Tide for the New York Seas
WCS launches the New York Seascape Initiative to conserve the Atlantic's marine life and habitats from Montauk, Long Island to Cape May, New Jersey.
July 30, 2010
WCS Applauds Senate for Giving "Stamp" of Approval to New Wildlife Legislation
Bi-Partisan Group Led the Charge for New Funding Mechanism for Tigers, Elephants, Rhinos, Great Apes and Marine Turtles Specialized Stamps Will Benefit Existing Wildlife Protection Funds at No Cost to American Taxpayers WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 30, 2010) – The Wildlife Conservation Society applauded today’s Senate passage of H.R. 1454, the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act. In essence, the bill provides for the issuance of a spec...
July 09, 2010
No Snow in Lake Placid?
Climate Change in the Adirondacks Warns Upstate New York Climate, Could Become As Warm As Georgia in Coming Decades Wildlife Conservation Society scientist’s latest book creates a blueprint for Adirondack communities to become leader in renewable energy to stave off climate change ITHACA (July 9, 2010) –A landmark book released by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Cornell University Press finds that if...
July 02, 2010
An Action Plan for the Gulf: WCS Looks Ahead
As part of a global program for ocean conservation, WCS has been committed to conserving several threatened species that use Gulf waters, and is taking steps to mitigate the impact of the crisis to these species and their ecosystems.
June 23, 2010
A Little Luck for a Baby Orangutan
Raiding an illegal trafficking operation, the Indonesian government, WCS, and our conservation partners take a bite out of wildlife crime on Borneo.
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