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News from WCS's Zoos, Aquarium and Field Conservation Programs Across the Globe
WCS in the News
March 25, 2021
New Endangered and Critically Endangered status for African elephants
The African savannah elephant and the forest elephant have now been classified as Endangered and Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
April 07, 2015
April 7--Declining Great Apes of Central Africa Get New Action Plan for Conservation for the Next Decade
The number of gorillas and chimpanzees in Central Africa continues to decline due to hunting, habitat loss, and disease, combined with a widespread lack of law enforcement and corruption in the judicial process, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Wildlife Conservation Society,
and partners in a new conservation plan.
June 26, 2013
Not Exactly Monkey Business as Usual as WCS Debuts Three Primate Babies
Brown Collared Lemur, Sliver Leaf Langur, and Mandrill babies on exhibit as the summer season gets underway at the Bronx Zoo All three primate births are part of the Species Survival Plan Attached photo (#3610): The baby silver leaf langur stands is easy to spot among the adults until its coat changes from a striking orange color to silver between three to five months of age. Bronx, NY – June 26, 2013 – Three primate species have produced offspring at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Z...
January 04, 2012
WCS Organizes Fisheries Observer Workshop For Central Africa
Trained observers will collect data for more effective fisheries and marine ecosystem management NEW YORK (January 4, 2012)—The Wildlife Conservation Society recently collaborated with Gabon’s Department of Fisheries, the Gabon Sea Turtle Partnership, Defra’s Darwin Initiative at the University of Exeter (UK), the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the USA (NOAA) to organize a land-mark fisheries observer training course for Central Afri...
May 06, 2010
Treehuggers of the Congo
WCS conducts the first landscape-wide survey of how land-use affects chimpanzees, gorillas, and forest elephants.