Latest Wildlife Conservation Society Stories
Conservationists use molecular data and images from space to study imperiled coastal mammals.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The six finalists for the Indianapolis Prize, the world's leading award for animal conservation, were announced today.
A team of biologists from the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) reported today that Madagascar's radiated tortoise â€“ considered one of the most beautiful tortoise species â€“ is rapidly nearing extinction due to rampant hunting for its meat and the illegal pet trade.
Researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society have discovered for the first time the breeding area of the large-billed reed warblerâ€”dubbed in 2007 as "the world's least known bird species"â€”in the remote and rugged Wakhan Corridor of the Pamir Mountains of north-eastern Afghanistan.
The poster child for sustainable fish farming -- the tilapia -- is actually a problematic invasive species for the native fish of the islands of Fiji
The poster child for sustainable fish farmingâ€”the tilapiaâ€”is actually a problematic invasive species for the native fish of the islands of Fiji, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups.
A diminutive, colorful bird living in the rocky forests of Laos and Vietnam has been discovered by a team of scientists.
The world's rarestâ€”and most camera shyâ€”great ape has finally been captured on professional video on a forested mountain in Cameroon, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and Germany's NDR Naturfilm.
The Wildlife Conservation Society today released a list of animals facing new impacts by climate change, some in strange and unexpected ways.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today a report revealing that the last remaining population of Siberian tigers has likely declined significantly due to the rising tide of poaching and habitat loss.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.