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A Cheat Sheet for the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS CoP13)

The 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS CoP13) is taking place in Gandhinagar, India, from February 15 to 22, 2020.

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Blowing Up Biodiversity Offsetting: Scientists Propose New “Target-Based” Approach
A team of scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), University of Queensland, and a dozen other organizations has developed a new alternative to “biodiversity offsetting” where compensation is provided to achieve an outcome of “no net loss” of biodiversity from development projects.
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New York, Feb. 11, 2020 – The following statement was issued today by the Wildlife Conservation Society encouraged by the Chinese Government taking actions to strengthen wildlife protection laws and regulations and closing wet markets selling wildlife in the wake of the current outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Said Dr. Chris Walzer, executive director of the Wildlife Conservation Society Global Health Program: “Preventing future zoonotic outbreaks is not about targeti...
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East African Fish In Need of Recovery
A study of East African coral reefs has uncovered an unfolding calamity for the region: plummeting fish populations due to overfishing, which in turn could produce widespread food insecurity.
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PIGS IN TROUBLE: Scientists Document Collapse of Central America's White-Lipped Peccary
White-lipped peccaries have declined by as much as 87 percent to 90 percent from their historical range in Central America, signaling a population collapse of a key species in the region, according to a study published recently in the journal Biological Conservation
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Scientists Listen to Whales, Walruses, & Seals In a Changing Arctic Seascape
A  year-round acoustic study of marine mammals in the northern Bering Sea is providing scientists with a valuable snapshot of an Arctic world already under drastic pressure from climate change, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), Columbia University, Southall Environmental Associates, and the University of Washington.
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WCS Issues Short Video on Wuhan Coronavirus, Zoonotic Outbreaks: Where It Starts and Stops

“These markets are local but their implications are global.” WCS’s Dr. Christian Walzer

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The Wildlife Conservation Society issued a statement concerning China’s announcement to temporarily ban the sale of wildlife in markets, restaurants and over e-commerce.
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WCS Calls for Closing Live Animal Markets that Trade in Wildlife in Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak
With the outbreak of the Wuhan Conronavirus, the Wildlife Conservation Society is calling for governments to recognize the global public health threats of live animal markets and to strengthen enforcement efforts on trafficking of wild animals. 
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New Fisheries Law in Belize Protects Both Marine Species and Livelihoods
The Senate of Belize passed a new Fisheries Resources Bill that will help make the country’s small-scale fisheries more sustainable for both marine life and people.
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