Each year, the Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) hosts a Wildlife Conservation Expo in San Francisco, California, where over 1,200 individuals come to hear stories of hope from over 100 conservation organizations from around the world.

Our staff, partner organizations, and audience, always walk away from this event with inspiration and hope, which we want to keep going all year round! E.J. Milner-Gulland, the Founding Director of Conservation Optimism is a member of our Network, via her work with the Saiga Conservation Alliance, and we would love to partner with more organizations to spread this optimism.

Cotton-topped tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) researcher, Felix Medina, of Proyecto Titi in Northern Colombia, South America. Credit: Suzi Eszterhas.

Cotton-topped tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) researcher, Felix Medina, of Proyecto Titi in Northern Colombia, South America. Credit: Suzi Eszterhas.

For the first time, lions have been caught on camera trap & confirmed to be present in Southern National Park, South Sudan, thanks to @FaunaFloraInt, with support from the LRF! This finding is great news & emphasizes the importance of this epic landscape: https://t.co/54ncJc9JDP https://t.co/2QON30xNvL wildnetorg photo
News!

From surviving to thriving: the world’s first rehabilitated #Ethiopianwolf, Terefe, has not only recovered from a life-threatening injury and found a new home in the wild but has formed his own pack – and it’s growing! 🦊

Read the full story:
https://t.co/91aSz8Hnes https://t.co/8qQt4zLu3a
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📣 We are delighted to announce that our work protecting and monitoring marine megafauna in the MesoAmerican Reef will be broadcasted in the next @CNN #CallToEarth Protecting Nature’s Highways episode!

🎥 Watch it on CNN International - 2nd July at 6am ET and 3rd July at 1pm ET https://t.co/F0n5FK81wp
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