Caught in the Crosshairs

The Wildlife Conservation Society today announced the release of Caught in the Crosshairs: Combating the Illegal Wildlife Trade in Iraq and Afghanistan—a new video aimed at informing U.S. military personnel about the consequences of buying illegal wildlife products when deployed or stationed overseas. The video, seen here, is the latest outreach tool in an ongoing […]

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Global Assessment Identifies Most Important Wildlife Forests

Global Assessment Identifies Most Important Wildlife Forests

As the world tightens its economic belt, resources to address the world’s growing environmental problems are becoming increasingly limited. These reducing resources means the ability to establish the utmost conservation priorities is more important than ever to achieve the greatest returns for the investment. A new paper published in the journal PLoS ONE by BirdLife […]

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Border Fence Blocks Bears in Migration

Border Fence Blocks Bears in Migration

New research has found that black bears and other large carnivores may be impacted by urbanization, roads and border security activities along the U.S.–Mexico border. The paper was co-authored by WCS conservationist Jon Beckmann, along with researchers from the USDA-National Wildlife Research Center, Purdue University, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Beckmann and his […]

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