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WCS at 120: Then and Now, Conservation Action Takes a Movement

John F. Calvelli | Posted 05.02.2015 | Green
John F. Calvelli

To pursue legislative action to restrict ivory sales in the United States, the 96 Elephants campaign has followed Hornaday's tested movement strategy: building coalitions with public and private partners, raising public awareness, and working with government leaders.

WCS at 120: Celebrating a 12-Decade Commitment to Protecting Wild Places

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 06.27.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

It is perhaps fitting that the 120th anniversary of WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) this week coincides with the establishment of three new marine parks in Madagascar. Since its founding 12 decades ago, WCS has dedicated itself to the protection of wildlife and wild places.

Could the Golden State Go Grey For Elephants?

John F. Calvelli | Posted 04.05.2015 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Californians are proud to have a bear adorn their state flag, but by helping stop the illegal trade in ivory through the enactment of this ban, the Golden State would be supporting a global effort to save another symbol of strength and determination.

5 Measures of Conservation to Affordably Monitor Our Effectiveness

David Wilkie | Posted 01.14.2015 | Green
David Wilkie

Most conservation practitioners would rather spend the next dollar raised on reducing threats than monitoring the effectiveness of their actions. Not surprisingly, few have ever attempted to gather scientifically credible data on any of the numerous exhaustive lists of indicators.

Volcano Birds in the Modern Age

Steve Zack | Posted 05.27.2013 | Green
Steve Zack

We humans, and our dogs, cats, and rats, have collided with megapodes in ways that make their conservation imperative. In Sulawesi I saw how our efforts to conserve the species are working.

Bird's Underwater Dive Filmed Using Tiny Camera Attached To The Cormorant's Back

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green

An imperial cormorant was filmed diving 150 feet underwater in 40 seconds -- the first time such a dive has ever been recorded on camera. The South...

Looking For The Perfect Valentine's Gift? How About A Roach?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Still looking for the perfect gift for your significant other; perhaps a significant other who said he/she didn't want anything for Valentine's Day bu...