May 16, 2013
With the emergence of a new zoonotic disease, H7N9, WCS’s Bird Coordinator Steve Zack reflects on the increasing mingling of birds, humans, and domesticated animals across the globe, and the need for improved management practices by poultry farms and markets.
February 17, 2012
A new collaboration between WCS and Children's Hospital Boston uses media reports to help track wildlife trade and reduce its associated disease risks.
June 1, 2010
WCS field veterinarians tracking avian influenza catch a glimpse into the life of a little-known bird, Nordmann's greenshank, as it flies between the Russian seacoast and the beaches of Sumatra.
August 4, 2008
Wildlife monitoring is the best defense against spreading pathogens, according to a report released by WCS that lists 12 wildlife-human disease threats in the age of climate change.