After carefully recreating the conditions needed for incubation, WCS ornithologists at the Bronx Zoo helped a maleo family hatch three rare chicks. The zoo is the only home for maleos outside Indonesia, and the staff’s insights into this rare bird’s nesting needs will improve conservation efforts on behalf of its wild cousins.
In conjunction with the Cambodian Fisheries Administration and Wildlife Reserves Singapore, WCS helped a captured Southern River terrapin, one of the rarest and most endangered turtles on Earth, make her way back into the wild. The release, on the shores of the Sre Ambel River in Cambodia, marks a hopeful sign for the species' survival.
Representatives of the Government of South Sudan reflect on the importance of integrating sound natural resources management and wildlife conservation into the development goals for Africa’s newest nation.
Things are getting tough at the Bronx Zoo. The owls are losing sleep. The sloths are biting their claws.
Patagonia's penguins need our help, but we also need theirs. WCS's Dr. Dee Boersma explains.
Already facing the threat of habitat loss, our planet's largest land mammals are being slaughtered by poachers in greater and greater numbers. In this moving video, WCS's Dr. Liz Bennett explains why wild elephant families are so vulnerable, and how we can help them survive.
WCS-Indonesia field staff find a way to keep the peace between elephants and farmers in southern Sumatra.
A Wildlife Crimes Unit coordinator talks about fighting a dangerous trade in Indonesia.
New York Aquarium director Jon Dohlin introduces the watery wilderness at his doorstep.
WCS-Asia's Peter Zahler discusses how biodiversity conservation can help bring peace to Afghanistan.
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