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August 26, 2021

Conservation Leadership Programme Awardees Help Establish New Management Plan for Brazil’s Largest Coastal Marine Protected Area

A team of conservationists in Brazil funded by the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP), of which WCS is a partner, has assisted in the creation and recent publication of a new government-executed management plan to conserve threatened coral reefs in Brazil’s largest federal coastal ma...

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July 07, 2021

BEYOND “JAWS”: Five Things You Didn’t Know About Shark Conservation (Spanish and French)

“Shark Week” kicks off on July 11th, and just in time, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has released five facts you probably did not know about shark conservation to raise awareness about this imperiled group of fishes and what’s being done to protect them. 

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June 21, 2021

WCS Statement on G-7 Summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, UK

The Wildlife Conservation Society's statement in regards to the G-7 meeting in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, UK.

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June 08, 2021

Keeping a Closer Eye on Seabirds with Drones and Artificial Intelligence

Using drones and artificial intelligence to monitor large colonies of seabirds can be as effective as traditional on-the-ground methods, while reducing costs, labor and the risk of human error, a new study finds.

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June 08, 2021

WCS Launches New 10-Year Strategy to Save Imperiled Sharks and Rays

On World Oceans Day, WCS is launching a new 10-year strategy to save the oceans’ remaining sharks and rays in 10 unique shark hotspots around the world.

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May 06, 2021

New Global Collaboration to Tackle Impacts of Wastewater Pollution on the World’s Coral Reefs

A new multi-sector collaboration involving 22 organizations is being launched to address a pervasive global problem - marine pollution from sewage and wastewater. 

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May 04, 2021

Breakthrough Study Shows No-take Marine Reserves Benefit Overfished Reefs

A powerful, long-term study from WCS adds scientific backing for global calls for conserving 30 percent of the world’s ocean. 

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April 21, 2021

WCS Statement on Eve of Earth Day 2021

The following statement was issued today by the Wildlife Conservation Society on the eve of Earth Day 2021 and the Biden-Harris Leaders Summit on Climate, April 22 and 23.

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