February 19, 2014
Ray populations in Indonesia face serious threats from overfishing, but recently the government has taken action to ensure their future.
January 23, 2014
An international trader with ties to global crime syndicates was arrested today for smuggling live animals, including baby siamangs and komodo dragons.
October 23, 2013
Dwi Dhiasto of WCS’s Indonesia Program discusses the threat of extinction facing the pangolin, an extraordinary and rare dog-sized animal, in Asia and Africa.
February 29, 2012
In this TV news segment, WCS’s Joe Walston is interviewed about the reasons behind a 2009 spate of Sumatran tiger attacks.
February 23, 2012
As Indonesia steps up the fight against the illegal wildlife trade, one baby orangutan confiscated from the pet trade in Sumatra prepares for a return back to the wild.
January 4, 2012
Indonesian authorities arrest a bird smuggler traveling through the island of Sumatra by bus, saving more than 20 rare birds—including the palm cockatoo—from becoming victims of the illegal wildlife trade.
August 12, 2011
WCS marine scientists provide a color code for coral conservation by mapping out the stress loads of the world's reefs.
February 17, 2011
A growing online black market is creating new demand for items like elephant ivory chopsticks, tiger claws and whiskers, and wallets made from clouded leopard skin. WCS’s Wildlife Crime Unit is working with Indonesian authorities to investigate the illegal Internet trade.
September 14, 2010
WCS-Russia director Dale Miquelle discusses the unique challenges of conserving Siberian tigers.
August 31, 2010
WCS scientists upgrade camera-trap research by developing huge virtual photo albums of species living in large landscapes.