March 6, 2013
WCS works with Ecuadorian communities to promote financial and environmental sustainability in the country's Yasuní National Park. Writing for National Geographic NewsWatch, Galo Zapata, WCS's Ecology and Wildlife Management Coordinator for Ecuador, underscores the need for collaborative conservation as economic developments threaten previously untouched wild places.
May 3, 2012
A five-year behavioral study shows that pronghorn in Wyoming are losing their wintering grounds to large-scale industrialization.
March 16, 2011
A WCS survey finds an endangered Andean cat population living lower than ever,
down from the Andes Mountains and onto the Patagonian Steppe.
March 10, 2011
four-year WCS study finds the Teshekpuk Lake region within the National
Petroleum Reserve to hold the highest breeding bird density in Arctic
Alaska—one solid reason for its permanent protection from energy development.
October 13, 2010
asks the government to fully protect “Special Areas” in Alaska’s National
Petroleum Reserve for caribou and migratory birds.
June 18, 2010
This week, WCS scientists are trekking across the vast and remote Alaskan Arctic and deep into the National Petroleum Reserve to explore how best to conserve Arctic wildlife
in the midst of expanding energy development.
WCS conservationist Steve Zack is chronicling the trip for
the New York Times' Scientists at Work blog.
May 6, 2010
WCS conducts the first landscape-wide survey of how land-use affects chimpanzees, gorillas, and forest elephants.
October 22, 2008
Argentina bans commercial fishing in Burdwood Bank, a key marine wildlife area in the Patagonian ecosystem that is home to albatross, penguins, whales, and seals, among other species.