Latest Wildlife Conservation Society Stories
NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past several years, health experts with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have caught, banded, and released thousands of wild birds around Southeast Asia in an effort to monitor bird populations for avian influenza viruses.
The Wildlife Conservation Society today announced findings from a study showing that closures and gear restrictions implemented in fishing areas can increase fishery revenue and net profits.
The Wildlife Conservation Society announced the results of the first-ever evaluation of a large, "landscape-wide" conservation approach to protect globally important populations of elephants and great apes.
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.