Colombia was the host country of the II High-Level Conference of the Americas on Illegal Wildlife Trade, held on April 5 and 6 in Cartagena de Indias.
The following statement on World Health Day was issued by Dr. Chris Walzer, Wildlife Conservation Society’s Executive Director of Health:
The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, together with the Embassy of the United Kingdom, lead the organization of the II High-Level Conference of the Americas on Illegal Trade in Wildlife from April 5-6, which is aimed at joining efforts and strengthening cooperation for the prevention and control of illicit wildlife trafficking in the Americas.
The following statement was released by the Wildlife Conservation Society today at the conclusion of three meetings convened under the auspices of the Convention on Biological Diversity or CBD
A special issue of the African Journal of Ecology is dedicated to the wild meat trade that is rapidly emptying Africa’s forests of its wildlife.
A new study in the journal Frontiers in Public Health led by scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) confirms that pangolins confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade in Viet Nam host SARS-CoV-2 related coronaviruses.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) launched a new, visual identification tool to enable trade inspectors and customs officials to quickly identify and seize illegally obtained or traded shark products.
WCS released a statement by Dale Miquelle, WCS Tiger Program coordinator and director of WCS’s Russia Program, upon the commencement of the Lunar Year of the Tiger.
The following statement was issued by WCS Vice President of International Policy Dr. Susan Lieberman in response to the European Union’s new ivory trade rules announced today.
A WCS Statement on the consensus decision from the World Health Assembly, which agreed to launch a global process to draft a treaty to strengthen pandemic prevention, preparedness and response.
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