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Strengthening the Capacity of Institutions to Design and Implement the Mitigation Hierarchy as a Planning and Management Tool for Biodiversity Conservation

Strengthening the Capacity of Institutions to Design and Implement the Mitigation Hierarchy as a Planning and Management Tool for Biodiversity Conservation
(July 23, 2018)   -   Over 50 stakeholders have been equipped with skills to design and implement the mitigation hierarchy as a planning and management tool for biodiversity conservation..

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WCS Publishes Results of the Study about Impacts of climate Change and Industrial Developments on the long‐term changes in Wildlife Behavior in the Greater Virunga Landscape

WCS Publishes Results of the Study about Impacts of climate Change and Industrial Developments on the long‐term changes in Wildlife Behavior in the Greater Virunga Landscape
(July 20, 2018)   -   The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) with funding from the Kingdom of Netherlands commissioned an in-depth study, conducted by WCS, On long-term changes in animal behavior in the Greater Virunga Landscape (GVL) resulting from industrial development, climate changes and other factors...

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Stakeholders demonstrate how Natural Capital accounting can support decision-making to secure sustainable development in Uganda

Stakeholders demonstrate how Natural Capital accounting can support decision-making to secure sustainable development in Uganda
(March 23, 2018)   -   According to the national population projections by Uganda Bureau of Statistics(UBOS) , Uganda’s population currently estimated at 38,823,100 million in 2018 will be 41,222,200 in 2020; with such a growth rate, it is needless to say the pressure on our natural capital is huge and will continue to grow…

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Wildlife Conservation Society Wins Award

Wildlife Conservation Society Wins Award
(March 03, 2018)   -   On 3rd March 2018, Wildlife Conservation society (WCS) won an award for the contribution to sustainable management of protected areas.Uganda has 28 protected areas because of their recognized natural, ecological, biodiversity and cultural values...

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Wildlife Conservation Society Staff Run for Big Cats’ Survival

Wildlife Conservation Society Staff Run for Big Cats’ Survival
(February 26, 2018)   -   The staff of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) - Uganda were part of the hundreds of people who turned up at Kitante school to run for...

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Wildlife Conservation Society Hosts World Wildlife Day Public Lecture

Wildlife Conservation Society Hosts World Wildlife Day Public Lecture
(February 26, 2018)   -   Wildlife Conservation society (WCS) in partnership with other agencies organised a well-attended public lecture about the state of big cats in Uganda at imperial royale hotel...

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Conserving Uganda’s Biodiversity: Identifying critical sites for threatened species and habitats

(January 10, 2018)   -   Uganda is particularly rich in biodiversity, having recorded more than half of Africa’s birds for instance, despite being a small area of the continent...

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WCS survey shows oil and mineral mining in the Greater Virunga Landscape would impact key conservation species adversely

(July 07, 2016) A study made by WCS of the potential impacts of oil and mineral mining on the Greater Virunga Landscape shows that there is nowhere in the landscape where mining can take place without affecting either a globally threatened species (on the IUCN Red List) or affecting a species only found in the Albertine Rift (endemic species). The work used species distribution models of all the threatened and endemic species in the Albertine Rift which were derived from extensive biodiversity surveys made by W...

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Bucking The Trend: Uganda’s Elephants On The Rise

(June 08, 2015)

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Targeting Enforcement Where Needed Most In Africa’s Heart of Biodiversity

(February 24, 2014) Targeting Enforcement Where Needed Most  In Africa’s Heart of Biodiversity. Data-driven analysis will maximize return-on-investment in protecting wildlife and wild land   New York (February 24, 2014)—Scientists seeking a more efficient way of protecting the heart of Africa’s wildlife—the Greater Virunga Landscape—have developed a method to make the most of limited enforcement resources, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the ...

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