March 14, 2013
The future looks bleak for Africa’s lions. According to a new report, a fence may be the only thing that stands between them and extinction.
December 5, 2012
The thick-coated mountain gorilla only inhabits two places on Earth: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the Virunga Volcanoes in the African nations of Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
May 23, 2012
Researchers who discovered a prehistoric crocodile fossil have named the species Crocodylus thorbjarnarsoni, in honor of the late WCS conservationist Dr. John Thorbjarnarson. The enormous horned croc was a relative of the Nile crocodile that lives today.
February 9, 2012
WCS conservationist Carol Bogezi and others, trained by late WCS croc expert John Thorbjarnarson, continue critical research of the little-known pygmy Nile crocodile.
December 1, 2010
August 11, 2010
A WCS carnivore researcher based in Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park searches for lions at prime-time for big cats: in the pitch dark.
June 22, 2010
WCS and IUCN launch an international, decade-long action plan to protect eastern chimpanzees by safeguarding 16 crucial areas where their populations number around 48,000 individuals.
October 1, 2009
Congo Basin heads of state and conservation groups celebrate 10 years of success in saving the world’s second largest rainforest.
April 21, 2008
A recent census conducted by WCS and other groups found that Uganda’s endangered mountain gorillas have increased in number, thanks in part to a thriving ecotourism program.
January 7, 2008
“Conservation cotton” from Africa is making its way onto the backs of U2 fans across the world, thanks to a partnership between Hard Rock International, T-shirt company edun LIVE, and WCS.