#PlasticsChallenge update! Thanks to all participants for doing an amazing job so far. It’s not too late to join in: [ Bit.ly Link ]
PlasticsChallenge update Thanks to all participants for doing an amazing job so
WCS's Jeremy Radachowsky explains why saving Central America’s rainforests is key to U.S. border security: [ Bit.ly Link ]
WCSs Jeremy Radachowsky explains why saving Central Americas rainforests is key to
Sean Nicolas Urbanek
Check out this bundle of joy in a softshell - one of 150 baby Asian giant softshell turtles released into the Mekong River in Cambodia earlier today by WCS, the Turtle Survival Alliance, and Cambodia’s Fisheries Administration. The hatchlings are part of a community protection program designed to increase the wild population of this endangered species.

Sun Yoeung, WCS’s Asian Giant Softshell...
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Check out this bundle of joy in a softshell one of 150
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Last day to make your voice heard! Demand that your U.S. Senators stand up to the White House and protect wildlife funding from severe cuts: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Last day to make your voice heard Demand that your US Senators
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Diane Ham
Katherine Meduna
Nachamada Geoffrey (of Yankari) leads a team that includes roughly 100 wildlife rangers in Nigeria’s Yankari Game Reserve (home to Nigeria’s last viable elephant population). He’s focused on raising morale. “I’ve tried to get to know them each as individuals,” he says of the rangers, “to understand their strengths and weaknesses.” And he’s had success—Yankari has had zero recorded elephant...
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Nachamada Geoffrey of Yankari leads a team that includes roughly 100 wildlife
Mohammed Dikko Bala
Joann Palladino
Jamila Mariam Obionu
Happy Father’s Day from the wild! In Bolivia, greater rhea dads display serious parenting skills: with this species, it’s the males that build the nests, incubate the eggs for roughly six weeks, and tend to the chicks once they hatch. Enjoy more candid pics from our field projects here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy Fathers Day from the wild In Bolivia greater rhea dads display
The White House has proposed budget cuts that, if adopted, would be nothing short of catastrophic for wildlife. One of our chances to stop these deadly cuts ends on Tuesday, June 20th. Make your voice heard: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The White House has proposed budget cuts that if adopted would be
Jon Gibson
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Bill Packer
Hatchlings of hope! Thirty-nine Burmese roofed turtles have hatched in Limpha Village, Myanmar, It’s great news for one of the world’s most Critically Endangered turtle species.
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Madagascar's Makira Natural Park is home to biodiversity found nowhere else in the world, including 20 species of lemur. Thanks to Cool Effect, you can help protect this unique island and its wildlife from climate change. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Madagascars Makira Natural Park is home to biodiversity found nowhere else in
A new study by WCS and partners finds that logging roads in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains of the Russian Far East are leading to increased poaching of musk deer. Fortunately, the researchers are partnering with the primary timber company in the region – TerneyLes – to identify which logging roads most threaten musk deer, Amur tigers, Blakiston’s fish owls, and other important wildlife. We’re...
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A new study by WCS and partners finds that logging roads in
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Denine Mishoe
Meet Mia, a dog with a very important job: helping to sniff out illegal ivory trafficking in Uganda. Let Mia (and the K9 team at Entebbe International Airport) know that you have their backs. Post a photo of your dog, or a friend's dog, on facebook and twitter with the hashtag #PupsForEles so they can see your support!
Meet Mia a dog with a very important job helping to sniff
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Greg Allgrim
Julie Garrett
The 30-day Plastics Challenge is in full swing! We’ll be talking plastics all month. It’s not too late to sign up - reduce your use and make our water safer for people and animals: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The 30day Plastics Challenge is in full swing Well be talking plastics
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Sari Ojeadan
Craig Keller
Noise is an invisible form of pollution that can be devastating to many marine animals, explains WCS’s Howard Rosenbaum. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Noise is an invisible form of pollution that can be devastating to

At the UN Ocean Conference, Recognizing an Unseen Pollutant: Noise

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The time has come to save our oceans, say WCS’s Sylvia A. Earle and Jason Patlis. “A healthy ocean is synonymous with the planet’s survival.” [ Usnews.com Link ]
The time has come to save our oceans say WCSs Sylvia A

The Time Is Now to Save Our Oceans

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To celebrate World Oceans Day, WCS invites you to take the 30-Day Plastics Challenge. Together, we can reduce the use of single-use disposable plastics and do our part to help protect wildlife from the estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic currently floating in the world’s oceans. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Karen Crawford
Clive Terry
Justice for elephants. Northern Congo’s notorious elephant poacher and ivory trafficker, Daring Dissaka, has been convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment. In mid-May, WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit located Dissaka’s hideout in the District Capital of Ouesso, and coordinated his arrest with the local authorities and government partners. Two days later, Daring Dissaka was tried and...
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Justice for elephants Northern Congos notorious elephant poacher and ivory traff
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Natarajan Krishnamurthy
Rosemary Murphy
DYK: fewer than 4,000 tigers are left in the wild. This Thursday at the Central Park Zoo, we’re hosting our annual #wcsgala and #wcsafterdark with featured sponsor NIRAV MODI, and we’re celebrating all that we’ve accomplished for big cats. Yet we know much remains to be done to secure their future—and we can’t do it without you.
DYK fewer than 4000 tigers are left in the wild This Thursday
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President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon announced today at the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York his country’s creation of a massive marine protected areas network consisting of 9 new marine parks and 11 aquatic reserves. The new protected areas are the result of a marine expedition organized by the Waitt Foundation, National Geographic Pristine Seas, WCS’s Gabon Program, and the...
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President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon announced today at the United Nations
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Mohammed Dikko Bala
The Paris Agreement withdrawal is a disappointing step backward and a missed opportunity. Read our full statement: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Paris Agreement withdrawal is a disappointing step backward and a missed
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Dora Tamez
Laura-Jean Enge
As they forge ahead with the dangerous and difficult task of protecting elephants and other wildlife from poaching, let the rangers of Congo's Nouabale-Ndoki National Park know that you stand behind them. Send a thank you note today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Jess Mcdiarmid
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