March 4, 2015
With rising temperatures on the Tibetan plateau, male wild yaks like this one are less likely than females to head up the hills in search of snow, a team of researchers recently found.
February 27, 2015
Elephants are in grave danger thanks to the global demand for ivory. China's announcement of a one-year ban on ivory imports is a great step to stemming the tide.
February 4, 2015
A new law announced by the Government of Madagascar will provide a sanctuary for 19 shark species.
February 2, 2015
How’s this for a first: A photo of an elusive African golden cat, with her kitten. It’s a win-win for researchers, who learned new information about the mysterious cats from these cute photos.
January 21, 2015
Zolushka, an Amur tiger found orphaned and starved in 2012, is reportedly doing well in the wild and conservationists are hopeful she’ll soon reproduce.
January 13, 2015
As with human fingerprints, no two tigers have the same stripe pattern. This enables Dr. K. Ullas Karanth and his team to count the number of tigers ‘captured’ by their many camera traps.
January 12, 2015
"As development gobbles up open space, conservationists take a fresh look at subdivisions with biodiversity in mind."
December 31, 2014
To ring in the New Year, WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper counts down the top 10 conservation successes from 2014.
December 30, 2014
In the past 12 months, some stories have really stood out.