NEW YORK (3 April 2018) – Today, elephant conservation received a tremendous boost when the United Kingdom announced an end to all exports, imports and domestic sales of elephant ivory with very few narrow exemptions.
NEW YORK (August 11, 2017) – WCS helped ring in World Elephant Day, occurring this Saturday, August 12, by ringing the stock market closing bell at Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
YANGON (January 26, 2017): Urgent action is needed to reverse the decline in the wild elephant population of Myanmar, while securing the future of the country’s former timber-trade elephants. These conclusions have been outlined in the Myanmar Elephant Conservation Action Plan (MECAP)— the country’s first ever plan for the conservation of this species developed through extensive consultation over the last 12 months and culminating in a workshop last week in Naypyitaw.
Singapore – June 14, 2016 – The following statement was issued today by Cristian Samper, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society and a member of the US President’s Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking:
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