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Mass die-off of Magellanic penguins seen during 2019 heat wave

In June 2021, an unprecedented heat wave hit the Pacific Northwest and Canada, killing an estimated 1,400 people. On June 28, Seattle reached 108 F—an all-time high—while the village of Lytton in British Columbia recorded ...

The benefits of savanna fire management in Africa

Many savanna-dependent species in Africa, including large herbivores and apex predators, are at increasing risk of extinction. Estimated costs of achieving effective management of protected areas in Africa where lions live ...

Scientists issue new climate adaptation 'scorecard'

A new study, co-authored by researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Forestry, offers a "scorecard" for climate adaptation projects—a set of 16 criteria ...

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Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), formerly the New York Zoological Society (NYZS), endeavors to save wildlife and wild lands though careful use of science, conservation around the world, education and through a system of urban wildlife parks. The wildlife parks include the world-renowned Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and Prospect Park Zoo.

According to WCS's website, its mission is:

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