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New Penguin Colony Discovered
Just in time for Penguin Awareness Day on January 20th, WCS researchers announced the discovery of a new colony of Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) on a remote island in Argentina.
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Keep Your Valentine Happy Forever and Name-A-Roach at the Bronx Zoo
BRONX, NY – Jan. 15, 2020 – Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and the Bronx Zoo is once again offering the only gift that will last forever – the original Name-A-Roach is back. The Bronx Zoo is offering the opportunity to symbolically name its 50,000-plus giant Madagascar hissing cockroaches for Valentine’s Day 2020. The tongue-in-cheek gift comes with a colorful certificate emailed to your loved one announcing that a cockroach has been named in his or her ...
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STUDY: Humanity’s Footprint is Squashing World’s Wildlife

New study assessed 20K terrestrial species finding that 85 percent are now exposed to intense human pressure

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WCS Announces Favorite Wildlife Pics of 2019

WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) released today its favorite images of 2019.

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Integrating Social and Ecological Science  For Effective Coral Reef Conservation
While many conservation plans focus on only environmental indicators for success, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)’s coral reef program is trying a relatively new approach: focusing on both social and ecological processes and outcomes to ensure a long-term future for coral reef systems, according to a newly published study.
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Study: Wild Tigers Struggle with Work/Life Balance

Scientists track a tigress in Russian Far East and learn there is lots of running around, wolfing down big meals, and then back home to watch the kids.

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WCS Cambodia Marks 20 Years of Wildlife Conservation Successes
WCS Cambodia has celebrated its 20th Anniversary, highlighting wildlife conservation advances. 
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It’s Not ‘One Size Fits All’ as the World’s Countries Strive to Halt the Depletion of Natural Ecosystems

A new study published this week in Natural Ecology and Evolution concludes each of the world’s countries have their own unique, urgent roles to play to halt any further depletion of natural ecosystems as there is only 50 percent of Earth’s nature remaining.

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The following statement was issued by Sara Marinello, WCS Vice President for Government & Community Affairs:

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2019 Ends With Good News For Great Apes: Mountain Gorillas Increasing in Numbers
The following statement was released by Simon Nampindo, WCS Uganda Country Director:
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