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2/4/2015 5:01:00 AM

Indonesian Mountain Weasel’s Activity Recorded for the First Time by Camera Trap

Mountain weasel (Mustela leutrolina), the small carnivore, was recorded on February 15, 2013, in Leuser Ecosystem Area through camera trapping activity by Gunung Leuser National Park (TNGL) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Indonesia. 

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12/3/2014 10:50:00 AM

Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Isolated for 70,000 Years

The small non-migratory humpback whale population is genetically distinct, scientists find Researchers recommend “Critically Endangered” status for isolated whales NEW YORK (December 3, 2014) — Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the American Museum o...

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12/3/2014 10:50:00 AM

Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Isolated for 70,000 Years

The small non-migratory humpback whale population is genetically distinct, scientists find Researchers recommend “Critically Endangered” status for isolated whales NEW YORK (December 3, 2014) — Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the American Museum o...

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12/3/2014 10:50:00 AM

Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Isolated for 70,000 Years

The small non-migratory humpback whale population is genetically distinct, scientists find Researchers recommend “Critically Endangered” status for isolated whales NEW YORK (December 3, 2014) — Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the American Museum o...

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10/30/2014 10:12:00 PM

Tiger Traders Busted in Indonesia

Arrests were made by West Java Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) of the Ministry of Forestry and the Indonesian Police (Lampung office), with technical assistance from WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit.

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9/30/2014 3:51:00 AM

Busting Indonesia’s Manta Gill Trade

Worth up to US$30 million a year, this industry depends on the traders for its survival. Chief among them is a secretive local man, I’ve been calling Mr. Big. Working alongside the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Conservation International (CI), and the Indonesian authorities, we plan to ...

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9/30/2014 3:38:00 AM

In Indonesia, a Major Arrest of Manta Ray Trader by Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries

The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), Government of Indonesia, and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)’s Wildlife Crimes Unit announced the first-ever series of enforcement actions against a trader of sharks and rays in Indonesia, home to the largest shark fisheries on earth...

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9/19/2014 10:59:09 AM

Dr. Melvin Gumal Honored at New York Reception for his Work Saving Orangutans

Director of WCS’s Malaysia Program Received the Prestigious Whitley Prize, Funded by the Arcus Foundation NEW YORK (September 18, 2014) – WCS conservationist and Malaysia Program Director Dr. Melvin Gumal was honored last night at a reception hosted by the Arcus Foundation to celebrate his 20...

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9/19/2014 10:59:09 AM

Dr. Melvin Gumal Honored at New York Reception for his Work Saving Orangutans

Director of WCS’s Malaysia Program Received the Prestigious Whitley Prize, Funded by the Arcus Foundation NEW YORK (September 18, 2014) – WCS conservationist and Malaysia Program Director Dr. Melvin Gumal was honored last night at a reception hosted by the Arcus Foundation to celebrate his 20...

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9/19/2014 10:59:09 AM

Dr. Melvin Gumal Honored at New York Reception for his Work Saving Orangutans

Director of WCS’s Malaysia Program Received the Prestigious Whitley Prize, Funded by the Arcus Foundation NEW YORK (September 18, 2014) – WCS conservationist and Malaysia Program Director Dr. Melvin Gumal was honored last night at a reception hosted by the Arcus Foundation to celebrate his 20...

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5/8/2014 1:10:42 PM

Conservation leader from Malaysia wins 2014 Whitley Award

“Green Oscar” awarded for conservation of Borneo’s iconic great apes London, UK: 8 May 2014 – HRH The Princess Royal will today present a Whitley Award, a prestigious international nature conservation prize, to Melvin Gumal at a special ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in honour of his...

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5/8/2014 1:10:42 PM

Conservation leader from Malaysia wins 2014 Whitley Award

“Green Oscar” awarded for conservation of Borneo’s iconic great apes London, UK: 8 May 2014 – HRH The Princess Royal will today present a Whitley Award, a prestigious international nature conservation prize, to Melvin Gumal at a special ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in honour of his...

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5/8/2014 1:10:42 PM

Conservation leader from Malaysia wins 2014 Whitley Award

“Green Oscar” awarded for conservation of Borneo’s iconic great apes London, UK: 8 May 2014 – HRH The Princess Royal will today present a Whitley Award, a prestigious international nature conservation prize, to Melvin Gumal at a special ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in honour of his...

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5/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

And the Green Oscar Goes to: Melvin Gumal

Thanks to his excellent work to conserve orang-utans in Sarawak, Dr. Melvin Gumal has been honored with a 2014 Whitley Award. He is one of eight individuals to be awarded the prestigious international conservation prize.As the WCS Malaysia Program Director, Melvin Gumal has initiated programs to eng...

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5/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

And the Green Oscar Goes to: Melvin Gumal

Thanks to his excellent work to conserve orang-utans in Sarawak, Dr. Melvin Gumal has been honored with a 2014 Whitley Award. He is one of eight individuals to be awarded the prestigious international conservation prize.As the WCS Malaysia Program Director, Melvin Gumal has initiated programs to eng...

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5/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

And the Green Oscar Goes to: Melvin Gumal

Thanks to his excellent work to conserve orang-utans in Sarawak, Dr. Melvin Gumal has been honored with a 2014 Whitley Award. He is one of eight individuals to be awarded the prestigious international conservation prize.As the WCS Malaysia Program Director, Melvin Gumal has initiated programs to eng...

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4/16/2014 1:28:12 PM

Melvin Gumal Nominated for Green Oscar

Melvin Gumal, Director of WCS Malaysia program, has been nominated as one of the eight finalists for the Whitley Award, also known as the Green Oscar. 

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4/16/2014 1:28:12 PM

Melvin Gumal Nominated for Green Oscar

Melvin Gumal, Director of WCS Malaysia program, has been nominated as one of the eight finalists for the Whitley Award, also known as the Green Oscar. 

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4/16/2014 1:28:12 PM

Melvin Gumal Nominated for Green Oscar

Melvin Gumal, Director of WCS Malaysia program, has been nominated as one of the eight finalists for the Whitley Award, also known as the Green Oscar. 

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4/11/2014 3:20:56 PM

WCS Researcher Named as Finalist for Whitley Award

New York, (April 11, 2014) -- Melvin Gumal, Director of the WCS-Malaysia Programme since 2003, has been named one of eight finalists for this year's Whitley Awards. This prestigious international prize honors exceptional individuals working in grassroots nature conservation in the world's developing...

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4/11/2014 3:20:56 PM

WCS Researcher Named as Finalist for Whitley Award

New York, (April 11, 2014) -- Melvin Gumal, Director of the WCS-Malaysia Programme since 2003, has been named one of eight finalists for this year's Whitley Awards. This prestigious international prize honors exceptional individuals working in grassroots nature conservation in the world's developing...

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4/11/2014 3:20:56 PM

WCS Researcher Named as Finalist for Whitley Award

New York, (April 11, 2014) -- Melvin Gumal, Director of the WCS-Malaysia Programme since 2003, has been named one of eight finalists for this year's Whitley Awards. This prestigious international prize honors exceptional individuals working in grassroots nature conservation in the world's developing...

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12/18/2013 11:00:40 AM

Southern Weekend Reporter Personally Experienced Bloody Slaughter Spot of China’s Largest Ivory Smuggling Case in Africa.

.image { font-size: 10px; color: #a2a2a2; } Author: Southern Weekend reporter Yuan Duanduan From: Kenya, Mozambique, November 15, 2013, 09:48:26 Origin: Southern Weekend China has become the largest illegal ivory consumer market in the world, but 2 /3 of the Chinese people do not know ivory is ob...

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12/18/2013 11:00:40 AM

Southern Weekend Reporter Personally Experienced Bloody Slaughter Spot of China’s Largest Ivory Smuggling Case in Africa.

.image { font-size: 10px; color: #a2a2a2; } Author: Southern Weekend reporter Yuan Duanduan From: Kenya, Mozambique, November 15, 2013, 09:48:26 Origin: Southern Weekend China has become the largest illegal ivory consumer market in the world, but 2 /3 of the Chinese people do not know ivory is ob...

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12/18/2013 11:00:40 AM

Southern Weekend Reporter Personally Experienced Bloody Slaughter Spot of China’s Largest Ivory Smuggling Case in Africa.

.image { font-size: 10px; color: #a2a2a2; } Author: Southern Weekend reporter Yuan Duanduan From: Kenya, Mozambique, November 15, 2013, 09:48:26 Origin: Southern Weekend China has become the largest illegal ivory consumer market in the world, but 2 /3 of the Chinese people do not know ivory is ob...

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