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Conservation in China and the Ivory Trade

Third and final in a series by Leo Carter (LBJ MGPS Student) covering his internship at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Tucked into a residential building outside of the Fourth Ring Road in Northeast Beijing, the field office of the Wildlife Conservation Society coordinates operations for all its ongoing conservation projects across China. From law enforcement […]

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Lobbying for the Wildlife Trafficking Enforcement Act

Photo Credit: Wildlife Conservation Society Second in a series by Leo Carter (LBJ MGPS Student) covering his internship at the Wildlife Conservation Society. The savannah stalker sprawled out on the dais, fur bristling, her tail tracing loops in the air. The cheetah basked in the cool, climate-controlled air of the Rayburn House office building. Elsewhere, in […]

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The Wildlife Conservation Society and the Battle to Protect Iconic Species

First in a series by Leo Carter (LBJ MGPS Student) covering his internship at the Wildlife Conservation Society. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), founded in 1895 in New York City, achieved its first major success when it helped to save the American Bison from extinction. Since then, aside from managing the zoos and aquariums of New York City, […]