November 7, 2013
Four women recently joined the staff of Afghanistan’s Band-e-Amir National Park. They are the country’s first female park rangers.
December 23, 2011
A new video narrated by Edward Norton aims to combat the illegal wildlife trade in Iraq and Afghanistan by informing U.S. military personnel about the consequences of buying wildlife products while stationed overseas.
December 5, 2011
The New York Times reports on WCS's ongoing work in Afghanistan to protect endangered big cats and other wildlife while creating grass-roots initiatives to inspire local conservation action.
November 23, 2011
In conflict and post-conflict areas, conservation can play a key role in diplomacy by increasing stability and providing economic opportunities.
August 1, 2011
TIME reports on WCS's ongoing work in Afghanistan that has helped protect endangered snow leopards and other wildlife in the conflict-plagued eastern province of Nuristan.
July 22, 2011
In Afghanistan, researchers conducting a genetic study of the Marco Polo sheep discover the species to be an international traveler. WCS recommends trans-boundary monitoring to help ensure its future.
April 22, 2009
Afghanistan has announced some rare good news: the establishment of its first national park. The park, known as Band-e-Amir, will protect one of the country’s best-known natural areas.