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WCS Urges Forest Protection at Cancún Climate Talks

December 3, 2010

As negotiators from around the world gather for the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference, WCS climate policy experts are urging progress on the strategy known as REDD+, or Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation.

New Park in Cambodia

October 23, 2009

The forest haven for monkeys, tigers, and elephants also stores carbon and will help in the global fight against climate change. Key research conducted by WCS led to the park’s creation.

New Initiatives in the Congo Basin

October 1, 2009

Congo Basin heads of state and conservation groups celebrate 10 years of success in saving the world’s second largest rainforest.

New Hope for Forests

May 21, 2009

WCS applauds the inclusion of forestry provisions in the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which paves the way to comprehensive climate change policy.

On Sale in Madagascar: Carbon

June 4, 2008

To save Madagascar’s pristine forests and combat climate change, WCS and the government of Madagascar agree to launch a massive carbon sale, totaling more than nine million tons.

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