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WCS Thanks U.S. House of Representatives for Passing the National Defense Authorization Act with Key Amendments that Address Pandemic Prevention and Biosecurity and other Conservation Issues
September 24, 2021
The Wildlife Conservation Society thanks the U.S. House of Representatives for including key amendments that address global pandemics of zoonotic origins at the source, biosecurity and marine mammal protection in…
Study Says New York Waters may be an Important, Additional Feeding Area for Large Whales
September 23, 2021
  A new study finds that that some large whale species (humpback, fin and minke whales) use the waters off New York and New Jersey as a supplemental feeding area feasting…
WCS Annual Gala at Central Park Zoo Celebrates Conservation for a Sustainable Future
September 23, 2021
On Thursday, September 23, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) hosted its annual gala honoring businessman and philanthropist David Bonderman for his dedication to conservation causes. His philanthropic giving to WCS…
Private Funders of the New ‘Protecting Our Planet Challenge’ Announce $5 Billion Commitment to Protect and Conserve 30% of Planet by 2030
September 22, 2021
Nine organizations have joined together to pledge $5 billion over the next 10 years to support the creation, expansion, management and monitoring of protected and conserved areas of land, inland…
WCS Welcomes the Launch of the ‘Protecting Our Planet Challenge’
September 22, 2021
The following statement was released today by WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper upon the announcement of the new groundbreaking “Protecting Our Planet Challenge” and its $5 billion commitment toward…
RESTORATION, PLANTING, PROTECTION – A GREEN HOPE FOR JANE GOODALL
September 21, 2021
Dr. Jane Goodall has always had a powerful connection to forests. Some of her most profound moments were spent alone in the forests of Gombe, Tanzania during her early studies…
WCS GALA 2021 TO HONOR BUSINESSMAN AND PHILANTHROPIST DAVID BONDERMAN
September 21, 2021
New York, NY – On Thursday, September 23, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) will host its annual gala, this year honoring businessman and philanthropist David Bonderman for his dedication to…
WWF Statement on President Biden’s Commitment to Double US Climate Finance by 2024
September 21, 2021
Date September 21, 2021 Media Contact In This Press Release Today, at the United Nations General Assembly, President Biden announced the United States commitment to double US global climate finance…
Global Food Security at Risk from Growing Threats to Rivers, which Support One-Third of World’s Food Production
September 21, 2021
New analysis finds that irrigation with river water accounts for 25% of all food, while 40% of global fish consumption depends on rivers Gland, 21 September – Ahead of the…
The Global Environment Facility Council Approves US$41.3 Million Project to Strengthen Management and Climate Change Resilience in Angola’s Conservation Areas for Sustainable Development
September 20, 2021
Improved management for 3.8 million hectares of terrestrial Protected Areas.Climate-resilient management for 35,000 hectares of community lands.At least 38,000 people to benefit directly, and approximately 250,000 indirectly.Enhanced protection for 17…