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WCS involvement in tracking ongoing zoonotic disease outbreaks in Bolivia

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(November 30, 2011) At the beginning of November, following an unusual disease outbreak in Bolivia, WCS was contacted by national authorities, particularly the Ministry of Public Health, the National Service of Agricultural Health and Food Safety (SENASAG) and General Directorate of Biodiversity and Protected Areas (DGBAP), requesting technical assistance, within the framework of the PREDICT project, to conduct epidemiological studies and support the establishment of measures to control these diseases. The stat...

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Commercialization of spectacled caiman hides with added value

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Commercialization of spectacled caiman hides with added value
(September 09, 2011) One of the mid-term objectives of the sustainable harvest of spectacled caiman in the Takana Indigenous Territory (TCO Takana I) is to commercialize added value products in specialized markets.The tanning of leathers for sale as a processed product (and not only salted) was a first step in this direction, which allowed CIPTA and the Matusha Aida Association to increase profits and to distribute additional benefits to the partners and communities sustainably harvesting the spectacled caiman. The...

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Vesty Pakos Zoo visit

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Vesty Pakos Zoo visit
(September 21, 2010)   -    In the last year the Greater Madidi-Tambopata Landscape Conservation Program, implemented by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has undertaken various activities to disseminate scientific knowledge about wildlife in the Municipal Zoo “Vesty Pakos” of the city of La Paz

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2010 Equatorial prize

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2010 Equatorial prize
(September 20, 2010)   -    Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) extends congratulations to the T´simane Mosetene Regional Council (CRTM) for their efforts favoring conservation and sustainable development in Pilon Lajas, a region of high biological value worldwide

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