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October 02, 2020
WCS Tanzania and North Carolina Zoo Vulture Conservation Work Recognized by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Tanzania – October 2, 2020 – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Tanzania and North Carolina Zoo’s vulture research and conservation work has been recognized through receipt of the 2020 Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) William G. Conway International Conservation Award of Significant Achievement. The award was given for a collaborative project between WCS, North Carolina Zoo and Tanzania wildlife authorities, which has been monitoring vultures across the Ruaha-Katavi...
February 06, 2018
Finalists Announced for World’s Leading Animal Conservation Award
(INDIANAPOLIS - Feb. 6, 2018)
– Officials from the Indianapolis Prize today named the
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)’s Joel Berger and P. Dee Boersma as Finalists for the world’s leading award for animal conservation. Berger and Boersma join conservation heroes Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Rodney Jackson, Dr. Russell Mittermeier and Dr. Carl Safina in the running for the prestigious title of Indianapolis Prize Winner and an unrestricted $250,000 prize.
February 09, 2016
Two WCS Scientists Are Finalists for World’s Leading Award for Animal Conservation
(NEW YORK- February 9, 2016)
WCS is pleased to announce that two of its scientists, Dr. Joel Berger and Dr. P. Dee Boersma, have advanced as finalists for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize. This announcement was made by
officials today as the six finalists for the world’s leading award for animal conservation were revealed. In recognition of their success in the conservation of at-risk species, Berger and Boersma join fellow finalists Dr. Rodney Jackson, Professor Carl Jones, Dr. Carl Safina and Dr. Amanda Vincent.