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The Rising Threat to Jaguars from the Demand for Their Body Parts

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(June 25, 2020)   -   A new report on jaguars from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) warns of a rising demand for teeth, claws, skins and other body parts which could imperil jaguars in the same way tigers are threatened across Asia.

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Breaking: Honduran Government Announces Unprecedented Commitment to Protect Ancient City and Surrounding Rainforest

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Honduras’s Moskitia region is a place of legend, the site of the recently uncovered ancient city—the White City—and one of the planet’s last strongholds for an incredible diversity of wildlife. Yesterday, Nov. 8, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and the minister of the Institute of Forest Conservation (ICF) Director Arnaldo Bueso announced the government’s commitment to protecting the Moskitia and its people with an initiative called SOS Honduras: Stop the Destruction of the Forest.“The...

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Are Vulnerable Lions Eating Endangered Zebras?

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Are Laikipia’s recovering lions turning to endangered Grevy’s zebras (Equus grevyi) for their next meal?

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New Study: An Estimated 84 Highly Endangered Amur Leopards Remain in the Wild in China and Russia

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Scientists estimate there are only 84 remaining highly endangered Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) remaining in the wild across its current range along the southernmost border of Primorskii Province in Russia and Jilin Province of China.

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Garden Pests that Can Eat You: WCS Wild Seve Program Protects Farmers and Wildlife from Each Other

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(June 25, 2020)   -   WCS’s Wild Seve program, which helps farmers living around India’s Bandipur and Nagarahole National Parks recoup losses of crops or livestock from tigers, leopards, elephants, and other protected wildlife, has just filed its 10,000th claim since the program launched in July, 2015.

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Joint Study by WCS & Yale Identifies Challenges and Opportunities to Safeguard One of Mesoamerica’s Last Forest Blocks

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(June 25, 2020)   -   The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Yale University have created a plan to preserve one of the last intact forest strongholds for the jaguar and other iconic species in Central America: the Moskitia Forest Corridor.

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World’s Leading Coffee Companies Commit to Tackle Deforestation in Indonesia

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(June 25, 2020)   -   The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that a group of the world’s leading coffee companies has committed to addressing deforestation from illegal coffee production inside Indonesia’s Bukit Barisan Selatan (BBS) National Park – a key protected area for Sumatran tigers, rhinos, and elephants, and part of the “Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra,” an internationally recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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New study highlights emerging trends from the illegal wildlife trade in Central America

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Wildlife trafficking is devastating many species across the globe, while undermining local livelihoods, weakening the rule of law, exacerbating corruption and organized crime, and emerging as a growing threat to national security.

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WILDLIFE HOT TUB: Remarkable camera trap video footage shows a parade of Asian wildlife lounging and drinking from a Jacuzzi-sized watering hole

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(June 24, 2020)   -   WCS released remarkable camera trap footage showing a virtual parade of Asian wildlife – tigers, elephants, sun bears, and other species – individually visiting a single, small watering hole in Thailand’s Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary.

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SMART Partnership announces release of SMART Mobile

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(June 22, 2020)   -   The world’s leading protected area management solution is now available for your mobile. 

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