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Not good: Study documents catastrophic collapse of Sahara’s wildlife

A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Zoological Society or London warns that the world's largest tropical desert, the Sahara, has...

Forgotten ape threatened by human activity, forest loss

The most detailed range-wide assessment of the bonobo (formerly known as the pygmy chimpanzee) ever conducted has revealed that this poorly known and endangered...

Wildlife face ‘Armageddon’ as forests shrink

Species living in rainforest fragments could be far more likely to disappear than was previously assumed, according to an international team of scientists. In a...

Whale mass stranding attributed to sonar mapping for first time

An independent scientific review panel has concluded that the mass stranding of approximately 100 melon-headed whales in the Loza Lagoon system in northwest Madagascar...

Protecting world’s poor from climate change

The worst impacts of climate change on the world's poorest fishing communities can likely be avoided by careful management of the local environment and...

Wildlife treasure trove found in Peru

The Wildlife Conservation Society's (WCS) Peru program announced today the discovery of 365 species previously undocumented in Bahuaja Sonene National Park (BSNP) in southeastern...

Kenya’s fisheries management promotes species that grow larger and live longer

Marine conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Kenya have found that better fisheries management that includes restricting fishing gear is producing more predatory and longer-lived species and is improving fishing even...

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 ...

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