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WCS Statement on Extinction of Species in the U.S.
New York, NY (Sept. 29, 2021) – WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper released the following statement today on the announcement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposing that 22 animal species and one plant species in the United States be declared extinct. “The announcement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that 22 animal species and one plant species should be removed from the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and declared extinct in United States reminds us that ...
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Sustainable Financing of Conservation Just Got a Major Boost
New York (October 5, 2017) - The Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA) announced today that the French Facility for Global Environment / Fonds Français pour l'Environnement Mondial (FFEM) and the MAVA Foundation have jointly awarded 701,114 Euros (822,315 USD) to support CFA.
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Expedition Scientists in Bolivia Discover Seven Animal Species New to Science  In World’s Most Biodiverse Protected Area
April 28, 2016 – Scientists on an expedition through Madidi National Park—the world’s most biologically diverse protected area— have now discovered seven animal species new to science, finds that were made in 2015 and recently confirmed through careful comparisons with known species, according to the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and local partners.
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