The following statement is from John F. Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President for Public Affairs of the Wildlife Conservation Society in support of the Global Wildlife Trade Biosecurity Act.
A new study by a team of scientists from WCS and other groups reveals that Cambodia’s iconic Tonle Sap Great Lake is losing massive amounts of habitat threatening its very existence.
A recent expedition to Fiji’s largest two community protected areas, Namena Marine Reserve (88 km2) and Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park (110.5 km2), shows that they are making an incredible recovery from the impact of a tropical cyclone in 2016.
WCS’s Guatemala program released images and video showing the dramatic release of 26 young scarlet macaws (Ara macao) into Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR).
WCS Cambodia released a dramatic video showing a team of three WCS conservationists releasing a wild boar (Sus scrofa) caught in an illegally-set snare in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary.