January 21, 2015
Zolushka, an Amur tiger found orphaned and starved in 2012, is reportedly doing well in the wild and conservationists are hopeful she’ll soon reproduce.
January 13, 2015
As with human fingerprints, no two tigers have the same stripe pattern. This enables Dr. K. Ullas Karanth and his team to count the number of tigers ‘captured’ by their many camera traps.
January 12, 2015
"As development gobbles up open space, conservationists take a fresh look at subdivisions with biodiversity in mind."
December 31, 2014
To ring in the New Year, WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper counts down the top 10 conservation successes from 2014.
December 30, 2014
In the past 12 months, some stories have really stood out.
December 29, 2014
Over at National Geographic, Dale Lewis, the President and Founder of COMACO who has over 20 years of experience protecting elephants with WCS, writes of his organization's conservation-focused work with African farmers. It helps locals and local wildlife, like hippos.
December 23, 2014
Using new technology, WCS and Woods Hole will start monitoring whales in the New York Bight to understand their interaction with humans, and what we can do to protect them.
December 19, 2014
By collecting and analyzing the DNA of 60 blue whales, a group of scientists determined there may be two distinct populations in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. This information could help inform an effective protection plan for this endangered species.
December 14, 2014
Stuart Campbell and Nils Krueck recount their time in Indonesia, exploring the Forgotten Islands and the difficulties facing the people and wildlife who live there.
December 10, 2014
Caleb McClennen, WCS Executive Director for Marine Conservation, believes it is time we commit ourselves to expanding global ocean protection. The world's waters are in need of the same conservation efforts that have created many protected parks on land.