March 6, 2014
In this video, Ullas Karanth, WCS Director for Science-Asia, explains a new and improved method to study tiger populations – counting their stripes.
March 3, 2014
Sue Lieberman, WCS Executive Director for Conservation Policy, gives a brief history of events leading up to the declaration of World Wildlife Day and explains the importance behind the UN's decision.
February 19, 2014
Ray populations in Indonesia face serious threats from overfishing, but recently the government has taken action to ensure their future.
February 18, 2014
As the second-largest market for ivory in the world, the United States recently announced that it will ban the trade within its borders through a series of new rules. The editorial board of the New York Times explores the implications.
February 13, 2014
The following statement was released today by Dr. John G. Robinson, WCS Chief Conservationist and Executive Vice President of Conservation and Science.
February 12, 2014
The authors of a landmark 2013 study, coordinated by WCS, show that forest elephant poaching continues apace, with 65 percent of the animals lost between 2002 and 2013. The information was released at the United for Wildlife International Wildlife Trafficking Symposium at the Zoological Society of London.
February 8, 2014
Following recent ivory crushes by the governments of France, China, and the U.S., the editorial board of the New York Times evaluates an initiative by New York State legislators to prohibit all ivory sales in the state, including those that are now technically legal.
February 7, 2014
In her 25 years of work on the issue of international wildlife trade, Dr. Sue Lieberman, WCS Executive Director for Conservation Policy, has never witnessed a level of poaching worse than it is today. The global initiative United for Wildlife will meet in London this week to identify solutions to the poaching crisis.
February 6, 2014
If the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, neonics for short, continues, in the future we won't have birds and bees to talk about. Steve Zack, WCS Coordinator of Bird Conservation, explains the dangers of the heavily used insecticide.
February 5, 2014
Working with a team of ecologists, planners, and programmers, WCS Senior Conservation Ecologist Eric Sanderson has developed Mannahatta2409.org, enabling any individual to visualize a sustainable future New York.