The Wildlife Conservation Society Central African Republic Program is deeply saddened by the death of Mr. Éric Rama Doungous, Ecoguard team leader and head of the Base Vie location in Bamingui. He died Monday, March 20, after he and his team, on patrol in the western sector of Bamingui-Bangoran National Park, were ambushed by armed bandits.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), in collaboration with Mandai Nature and the Fisheries Administration (FiA) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF), released 20 critically endangered Royal Turtles into the Sre Ambel River system in Koh Kong Province's Sre Ambel district.
The following statement is by John Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President for Public Affairs on the Biden Administration's announcent to to start the process to designate the Pacific Remote Islands and their surrounding waters as a National Marine Sanctuary as well as the release of the first-ever Ocean Climate Action Plan
A WCS-coauthored study reveals that global mountain forests – critically important to wildlife – are vanishing at an accelerating rate with an area twice the size of Norway lost between 2001-2018.
WCS Colombia celebrates the expansion of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park, a process initiated by the Arhuaco and Kogui Indigenous Peoples for the protection of their ancestral territory.
From the 2023 Our Ocean Conference taking place this week in Panama, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced the launch of a new global 30x30 Ocean Accelerator to advance the historic goal of protecting and conserving at least 30% of the world’s ocean by 2030 – ”30x30.”
On April 1, 2023, Dr. Luthando Dziba is joining the Wildlife Conservation Society as its East Africa, Madagascar and the Western Indian Ocean Regional Director, based in Kigali
The Wildlife Conservation Society is recognizing World Wildlife Day, March 3, 2023, with a video featuring a message from WCS’s Interim President and CEO Robb Menzi.
The following statement is by Dr. Susan Lieberman, WCS Vice President of Internation Policy, addressing the 4th meeting of the International Negotiating Body (INB) of the World Health Organization (WHO) is in the process of drafting and negotiating a convention, agreement, or instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response.
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