July 11, 2012
March 16, 2012
Marine mammals contend with new industrial developments in the Arctic as local waters become increasingly ice-free during the summer and fall.
December 2, 2011
WCS Ecologist Jerry Jenkins, who has spent more than four decades studying the environment of the Adirondacks, documents the impacts of climate change on the region’s wildlife, habitats, and communities.
September 28, 2010
WCS scientists link rising temperatures and rainfall levels to a growing parasite problem for nestling birds in South America.
June 18, 2009
A new study says that banning certain types of fishing gear can help save coral reefs from the damaging effects of climate change, by protecting key fish populations that help stressed reefs recover.
February 13, 2009
A quarter-century of data reveals how changing weather patterns and land use, combined with overfishing and pollution, are taking a heavy toll on penguin numbers.
December 29, 2008
A combination of improved management and natural regeneration is helping corals stage a rapid comeback in Indonesia following the December 2004 tsunami.
August 7, 2008
WCS evacuated five of its scientists from a remote camp in northern Alaska because of a new and unusual threat: a polar bear stuck on land due to climate change.
December 4, 2007
A WCS study finds that the prospects of coral reefs in the age of climate change have improved. Reefs living in sites with variable temperatures are better able to survive warm water.