Study finds fisheries management makes coral reefs grow faster

An 18-year study of Kenya’s coral reefs by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of California at Santa Cruz has found that overfished reef systems have more sea urchins — organisms that in turn eat coral algae that build tropi…

Last strongholds for tigers identified in new study

NEW YORK (Embargoed until September 14, 2010: 5:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time) — A new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups reveals an ominous finding: most of the world’s last remaining tigers — long decimate…

Largest ever white-shouldered ibis count

A record-breaking 429 White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni have just been recorded in Cambodia, making the known global population much larger than previously thought. With so many birds remaining in the wild the chances of conservation success …