Guest speaker Robyn Appleton shares her story of the spectacled bears—who live in the elevations of Peru—and the efforts she and her colleagues have made to study and conserve them. Recorded at the Wildlife Conservation Network Expo at Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, CA on October 10, 2015.
http://bronxzoo.com Named for their small size and characteristic bluish hue, little penguins are also known as blue penguins, little blue penguins, and fairy penguins. Full-grown adults are only about 13 inches tall and weigh 2 to 3 pounds. They are the smallest of the 18 penguin species and native to coastal southern Australia and New […]
Interview of Dr. Eric Sanderson of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). At the WCS offices in the Bronx Zoo, Dr. Sanderson describes the historic ecology of the Bronx, the current efforts to clean up the Bronx River and his vision of the ecology of New York City in the future.
Two Aldabra giant tortoises are now grazing at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. Both males, one weighs 400 pounds and the other tips the scales at 600 pounds. Besides their impressive size, Aldabra tortoises are thought to live 200 years or more. Watch them move and learn a couple facts from Bill Orrico, a […]
http://blueyork.org/ http://wcs.org WCS researchers who have collected a wealth of information on sharks in New York waters over the past four years through the use of acoustic tags, devices that enable scientists to remotely track marine animals as they swim through their environment. These data have helped the scientists confirm the existence of the nursery […]
Compartimos video de Wildlife Conservation Society WCS Colombia en el que se presenta una semblanza de las actividades de conservación de especies nativas de Colombia que lleva a cabo esta institución en convenio con importantes entidades públicas y privadas del país, entre ellas la Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. Esta, es una mirada a la conservación […]
Wildlife Conservation Society President Tom Dando discuses wildlife volunteering with Conservation Rangers Sam Wilson
http://www.96elephants.org Watch out ivory poachers – now you got The Terminator mad. WCS’s 96 Elephants campaign has received a powerful new ally: Arnold Schwarzenegger! In support of efforts to protect elephants from the ravages of poaching, Schwarzenegger blows up an ivory tusk on camera to send a clear message: Let’s get rid of the demand […]
http://www.wcs.org/gorilladiscovery The world’s population of critically endangered western lowland gorillas has received a huge boost. A new, groundbreaking census released by the Wildlife Conservation Society shows massive numbers of these secretive great apes alive and well in the Republic of Congo.
http://wcs.org Home Again! WCS and Blackfeet Nation have partnered to bring buffalo back to their original homeland. This historic event cannot be overstated in its significance to the Blackfeet people and all tribes and First Nations in their quest to restore bison to native lands and re-establish ties to this cultural icon. WCS, which runs […]
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is an international non-profit organization for marine wildlife conservation. The organization was founded in 1977 under the name Earth Force Society by Paul Watson, a former member of Greenpeace. The society stands for the protection of marine wildlife and enforcement of international law. Read the exclusive interview with Siddharth Chakravarty, […]
This speech details an organization dedicated to preserving our natures wildlife and entails ways we can help in protecting our plants most prized possessions.
K. Ullas Karanth, Ph.D., is a senior conservation scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society and premier tiger expert. He energizes the new generation of India’s conservationists and has championed the cause of tigers through his groundbreaking work in India, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. After two decades actively involved in tiger conservation, Karanth still finds room […]