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A new study published in PLos One documents the drastic decline of Grauer’s gorilla, the World’s largest ape and a subspecies of the easte...

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Despite a 77% decline in the population of Grauer's gorilla across its range as reported by WCS in April 2016, there is one area where their numbers a...

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Catastrophic decline in Grauer's gorilla
Grauer’s gorilla is the largest primate on Earth and a close cousin to the mountain gorilla (both are subspecies of the eastern gorilla). It onl...

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**NEWS FROM WCS** CONTACT: SCOTT SMITH: (1-718-220-3698; ssmith@wcs.org) STEPHEN SAUTNER: (1-718-220-3682; ssautner@wcs.org Study: Deadly Amphibian Fu...

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Amphibians are facing an unprecedented crisis at the moment around the World. Over one third of known species are classified as threatened with extinc...

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An assessment has been made by WCS Field Scientists of the areas where species are likely to remain stable under future climate change. The study, sup...

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A documentary about the plight of lions in Uganda has been shown at least three times on the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, Uganda's most widely acc...

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A recent report has been uploaded that describes a method to examine trade offs in competing land uses and biodiversity conservation. Using the conser...

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A workshop was held at the Institute for Tropical Forest Conservation, Uganda which brought scientists from across Africa with long term data on flowe...

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  A new book that has recently been published shows that much of the biodiversity of the Albertine Rift has been conserved because protected are...

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