April 10, 2014
John Calvelli, WCS Executive Director of Public Affairs, discusses how zoos and aquariums are increasingly working to educate visitors about global conservation challenges.
Yearling and adult muskoxen staring back at Dr. Joel Berger on Wrangel Island in the Russian Arctic.
April 7, 2014
As a major destination for wildlife trade, the EU must 'show courage' and commit to 'strong, meaningful' action in tackling wildlife trafficking, says WCS Executive Director for Conservation Policy, Susan Lieberman.
Ivory is openly sold at the main tourist market, or 'marché de voleurs,' in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, in this October 2013 photo. The domestic ivory market in Kinshasa is large and completely unregulated.
April 4, 2014
Despite the recent uptick of wildlife crime in Congo, authorities are committed to protecting wildlife, increasing law enforcement and enlisting the help of sniffer dogs.
April 2, 2014
The Afghanistan Government recently created a national park, the second for the country, that covers the entire Wakhan District. The Wakhan National Park is home to the Marco Polo sheep seen here - a subspecies of argali sheep known for having the longest horns of any sheep.
March 25, 2014
The guanaco is one of several unique species that inhabit the Karukinka Landscape, located on the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego.
March 24, 2014
Vice Minister Ha Cong Tuan of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development speaking at a meeting that marks the nation’s first step toward synergy to minimize the transnational wildlife crime affecting this nation.
The Cross River gorilla is one of the world’s largest gorillas and also the rarest, but recently conservationists have made important achievements to help protect this species.
On the anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill 25 years ago, Dr. Martin Robards, Director of WCS Arctic Beringia program, reflects upon the stakes of another accident and what steps have been taken to prevent one.