January 8, 2014
Joe Walston, WCS Asia Executive Director, believes the importance of China's ivory crush lies within the government's internal debates, not in its impact on the price of ivory.
December 16, 2013
Five poachers who admitted to killing more than 20 animals have been arrested in China’s Jilin Province, making it the largest-ever wildlife crime arrest for the area. Here, a forestry official examines the evidence.
August 8, 2013
Scott Roberton, representative of WCS’s Vietnam Program, describes the country’s vast wildlife trade that is driving many species to extinction, as well as the progress being made to combat it.
April 25, 2012
Camera traps set up by protected area staff in Hunchun Amur Tiger National Nature Reserve snap the first-known camera trap photos of an Amur leopard in China.
January 31, 2012
Dozens of volunteers have braved northeast China’s freezing temperatures to clear illegal wire traps that catch endangered Amur tigers.
August 18, 2011
The Republic of Congo sends a Chinese ivory smuggler to jail, an example of the tough
law enforcement that WCS recommends for combating the illegal wildlife trade.
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.
July 7, 2011
A clean-shaven champion of the moustache toad, herpetologist Ben Han wins three Conservation Leadership Program grant awards. By inspiring young scientists, Han is sewing a future for amphibians
and conservation in China.
February 21, 2011
September 14, 2010
WCS-Russia director Dale Miquelle discusses the unique challenges of conserving Siberian tigers.