Navigation Links
Wildlife Conservation Society uncovers record number of jaguars in Bolivia
Date:10/19/2011

>

"The preliminary results of this new expedition underscore the importance of the Madidi landscape to jaguars and other charismatic rainforest species," said Dr. Julie Kunen, Director of WCS's Latin America and Caribbean Program. "Understanding the densities and ranging habits of jaguars is an important step in formulating effective management plans for what is arguably the most biodiverse landscape on the planet."

Madidi National Park is one of the top tourist attractions in Bolivia and is the centerpiece of a continuous chain of six national protected areas in northwestern Bolivia and southeastern Peru, one of the largest such complexes in the world.

WCS works to develop local capacity to conserve the landscape from a variety of threats, including the negative environmental impacts from poorly planned development such as road construction, hydroelectric projects, logging, and agricultural expansion. WCS also works to improve local livelihoods through community enterprises.

WCS has worked to protect jaguars for decades and launched the WCS Jaguar Conservation Program in 1999 to assess the needs of jaguars in the wild and to minimize potential conflicts with humans.


'/>"/>

Contact: John Delaney
jdelaney@wcs.org
718-220-3275
Wildlife Conservation Society
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Researchers: Apply public trust doctrine to rescue wildlife from politics
2. Wildlife Conservation Society study uncovers a predictable sequence toward coral reef collapse
3. New threat closes in on iconic Galápagos wildlife
4. Wildlife Conservation Society helps hatch rare Siamese crocodiles in Lao PDR
5. Study confirms food security helps wildlife
6. Organized crime is wiping out wildlife
7. Texas Parks Wildlife Commission member Karen Hixon to receive ESAs 2011 Regional Policy Award
8. Wildlife surviving conflict in Afghanistan
9. Wildlife Conservation Society receives $150,000 grant from Newmans Own Foundation to save gorillas
10. Wildlife in trouble from oil palm plantations, according to scientists
11. Lichens may aid in combating deadly chronic wasting disease in wildlife
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Wildlife Conservation Society uncovers record number of jaguars in Bolivia
(Date:6/17/2015)... Deutschland und GERMANTOWN, Maryland , June ... ®   Produktlinie mit DNA-Tests verbessert den ... (NASDAQ: QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) hat ... STR-Testkits der Produktlinie Investigator ® ... Markt eingeführt. Die neuen Kits zur Erstellung genetischer Fingerabdrücke ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... , June 17, 2015  Crossmatch™, a ... announced that its U.are.U ® 4500 fingerprint ... Eateries, Inc., a San ... chain, to increase security, improve accountability and reduce ... enable instant, non-repudiable identity confirmation for employee sign ...
(Date:6/16/2015)... GOTHENBURG, Sweden , June 16, 2015 ... including all touch fingerprint sensors in the company,s portfolio from ... . Deliveries are planned to mainly take place during the ... manufacturers in Asia . Jörgen ... another evidence of    the   growing interest from smartphone ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 2QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 3QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 4QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 5QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 6Togo's Eateries Improve Security and Accountability with Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers 2Togo's Eateries Improve Security and Accountability with Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers 3FPC Receives Order for Touch Fingerprint Sensors of 375 MSEK 2
... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to use ... the Internet by Globus Media, Montreal, Canada. The use of these ... adverse health consequences. The illegal kits are labeled as: Rapid HIV ... Kit , * One Step Cassette Style Cocaine ...
... be a godsend for many of the two million ... downside. People on the drug may develop hypothyroidism, tremors, ... weight. , However, better treatments for bipolar disorder depend ... which lithium damps the highs and lows of the ...
... partially this week , this initiative is so important ... In a publication today in the prestigious scientific journal, ... 'kernel' of the world's first 'explicit open source' biotechnology ... allow the public-sector, small to medium enterprises and even ...
Cached Biology News:FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use Home-Use Diagnostic Kits Marketed by Globus Media 2Beyond lithium for bipolar disorder 2The BIOS Initiative - open source biotechnology is born 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... -- InferMed , s ... will augment ... olutions suite   Elsevier , a ... services, announced today the acquisition of  InferMed , a ... InferMed,s Arezzo technology supports clinicians in choosing the ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Students and ... in the first half of “Integrative Biotechnology,” an applied biotechnology course team-taught by ... 2014, this course combines students from both universities and is taught on both ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... 30, 2015  Today, Americord Registry, one of the fastest ... Horne , a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, as ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150630/226958LOGO   "We are thrilled ... says Martin Smithmyer , CEO of Americord. "He brings ... that will assist Americord,s growth and vision." ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... DENVER, CO (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... technologies, today announced that it has hired Gem Swartz to head up its account ... as senior account director. Both Gem and Amanda bring senior account management and delivery ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Elsevier Acquires InferMed, Provider of Clinical Decision Support Technology 2Elsevier Acquires InferMed, Provider of Clinical Decision Support Technology 3Elsevier Acquires InferMed, Provider of Clinical Decision Support Technology 4Rivier University and Beijing City University Academic and Cultural Exchanges Begin 2Americord Registry Announces Andrew Horne as Advisory Board Member 2Matrix Marketing Group Expands Client Services Team 2
... on information technology may soon be subject to an ... of millions of dollars each, have failed to deliver ... Suzanne Jeskewitz, co-chairs of the Joint Audit Committee, said ... renovated recently are inefficient or non-functional, and appear to ...
... Madison, Wis. Fifty-two University of Wisconsin undergrads ... in prizes this Thursday and Friday for creative inventions ... ,The Schoofs Prize for Creativity and Tong Prototype Prize ... of any curriculum. At this year's Innovation Days, undergrads ...
... Crosse-based data quality firm Firstlogic for about $69 ... the second quarter. , ,Firstlogic is a privately held firm ... make sure their data is as correct as they need ... as call centers, web sites, customer relationship management systems, and ...
Cached Biology Technology: