Actress and Model Suki Waterhouse Gets Wild with GWC

September 10, 2018

Suki Waterhouse is a woman of many talents. A British actress, model and entrepreneur, Suki can now add ambassador for Global Wildlife Conservation to her CV (and we have no doubt she will!). We are thrilled to team up with Suki to tell the stories of some of our world’s more overlooked and threatened wildlife. Read more

Raising a Red Flag for Red Colobus

September 7, 2018

By Ekwoge Abwe, guest blogger Secretary general of the African Primatological Society My first encounter with the Critically Endangered Preuss’s Red Colobus monkeys occurred while visiting Cameroon’s Ebo forest. I discovered a group of the monkeys chattering away, lounging in the trees. They were hard to miss with their bright orangish-burgundy hair. During this visit Read more

Rare Reptiles Rebound with Radical Restoration of Caribbean Island

August 15, 2018

From afar, the tiny island of Redonda appears to be nothing more than an uninhabited, steep-sloping rock popping out of the Caribbean Sea, overshadowed by its neighboring islands of Antigua and Montserrat. But look closer these days and that mile-long rock transforms into a playground for fierce little dragons found nowhere else in the world, Read more

Sounding the Alarm: Madagascar’s Weird and Wonderful Lemurs on the Brink

August 1, 2018

Madagascar is home to an astonishing number of wildlife species, but perhaps most famous are its lemurs—and for very good reason. The big-eyed primates are charismatic, diverse, resourceful, whimsical and even quite humanlike. Lemurs have another, less fortunate distinction: They are the most endangered primates in the world, according to leading primate conservationists who gathered Read more

A Celebration of Rangers on World Ranger Day 2018

July 31, 2018

Today, July 31, is an opportunity to celebrate the great—and vital—work by rangers around the world. GWC’s Barney Long, senior director of species conservation, and a few GWC associate conservation scientists—Carlos Vásquez Almazán (Guatemala), Constanza Napolitano (Chile) and Esteban Brenes-Mora (Costa Rica)—explain what rangers have meant to them in the course of their work.  Barney Read more

A Q&A with GWC’s New Colombia Conservation Officer

July 23, 2018

Dr. Lina Valencia is no stranger to Global Wildlife Conservation. Since 2016 she has been a GWC associate conservation scientist, and this month she has joined GWC in a more official capacity as Colombia conservation officer. Lina is originally from Colombia and completed her Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin, where she focused Read more

Tabitha Upshaw

A Q&A with GWC’s New Chief Marketing Officer

July 19, 2018

GWC recently welcomed its first Chief Marketing Officer, Tabitha Upshaw, who is responsible for the organization’s branding, communications and marketing programs. Tabitha came to GWC from SunPower, a solar company, where she led brand marketing. Before that she led marketing for Dell’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts. We caught up with Tabitha about the vital role Read more

Q&A with Rosalinda Palomo-Ramos, Winner of the 2018 Sabin Turtle Conservation Prize

June 11, 2018

Rosalinda Palomo-Ramos and Gamaliel Castañeda Gaytán are joint awardees of the 2018 Sabin Turtle Prize for their efforts spearheading the study and conservation of some of northern Mexico’s most emblematic turtle species. Rosalinda has spent years deciphering the decline of the Bolsón tortoises, and understanding their relationship with ranchers in Mapimi Biosphere Reserve. She is Read more