July 7, 2014
As the Greater Yellowstone grizzly bear population has increased, separation between grizzly bear island populations is shrinking and closing the population gap is within reach.
June 30, 2014
A recent study found that although the amount of protected land is increasing globally, biodiversity isn’t necessarily being protected.
June 24, 2014
WCS commends Ian Somerhalder for his testimony at today’s federal hearing on the U.S. Ivory Ban. “His willingness to lend his invaluable support to the fight to strengthen federal conservation action to protect elephants and the world’s wildlife inspires others to join our cause” said John Calvelli, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs.
June 20, 2014
Following the Our Ocean conference in the capital, WCS President and CEO Dr. Cristián Samper congratulates the Obama Administration for its leadership on marine conservation and carbon emissions.
June 16, 2014
In a new study, researchers show that wild yak mothers are found on higher ground than their male counterparts. The scientists expect this is an adaptive way to avoid predators and to access more nutritious food.
Cristián Samper, WCS President and CEO, and Cyrus Vance, the Manhattan District Attorney, urge the New York State Senate to pass the ban on the purchase or sale of ivory.
June 13, 2014
WCS honored Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, as well as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and WCS Trustee Diane Christensen, at its annual gala on Thursday, June 12.
June 12, 2014
An Elephant’s Tale: The Matriarch tells the story of a single elephant, but provides powerful testimony to the experience of the species as a whole at this crucial moment in its existence. Together, we must work to ensure that we are not remembered as the generation that let elephants disappear.
June 9, 2014
In the fight to save wildlife, whose side are you on? The new United for Wildlife campaign asks the next generation of conservationists to decide just that.
June 5, 2014
Cristián Samper, WCS President and CEO, and John Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President of Pubic Affairs, discuss the “96 Elephants” initiative.