A massive decade-long study of Western Equatorial Africa’s gorillas and chimpanzees has uncovered both good news and bad about our nearest relatives. The good news: there are one third more western lowland gorillas and one tenth more central chimpanzees than previously thought. The bad news: the vast majority of these great apes (80 percent) exist outside of protected areas, and gorilla populations are declining by 2.7 percent annually.
WASHINGTON (March 23, 2018) – Congress has just passed an appropriations bill that will be very good news for international wildlife conservation.
WASHINGTON (February 13, 2018) – The budget blueprint released by the Administration for Fiscal Year 2019 spending is shortsighted and harmful to American interests.
Feb. 2, 2018 -- The following statement was released by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) concerning the murder of three conservation heroes in Cambodia on 30th January 2018.
November 30, 2017 – Despite some forest loss, Mozambique’s sprawling Niassa National Reserve has the potential to support tens of thousands of elephants and 1,000 lions according to a new land-use study published in the journal Parks.