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Indian Rhinoceros Born at Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo

1991 days ago From River Journal Staff   View Archived Article

TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK - A greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), or Indian rhino calf, born at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo is making its public debut in ...

Tanzania primates should be protected by ‘Priority Primate Areas’

2000 days ago From Wildlife Extra News   View Archived Article

HEREFORD, U K - The Red Cross Town Council met at 7 p.m. Monday to consider a North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) proposal that could affect the town. NCDOT's tentative plan includes an expressway that could either run through Red Cross and Locus ...

New effort to save South Sudan’s elephants

2022 days ago From Wildlife Extra News   View Archived Article

HEREFORD, U K - In 1913, the Loyal Order of Moose established the Mooseheart School, a home for children in need. Congressman John Lentz announced: "This will always be the place where the Moose fraternity will collectively pour out its heart, its devotion and ...

Rare Baby African Monkey Makes Photo Debut

2050 days ago From LiveScience.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), headquartered in New York City, circulated the photo of the baby kipunji (Rungwecebus kipunji) this morning on Twitter. Kipunji, also known as the highland mangabey, are considered a critically endangered ...

Gabon steps in to help protect elephants from ivory poaching at Central African Republic site

2070 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - NEW TECUMSETH - Tottenham's Village Pizza Restaurant and The Baja Luna Lounge is once again asking for the community's support for its upcoming Camp Oochigeas golf tournament fundraiser. Registration is open for the restaurant's 16th annu ...

Madagascar Tortoise Trafficking Reaching Epidemic Levels: WCS

2082 days ago From Nature World News   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Illegal trading of endangered tortoises from Madagascar has soared in the past few years, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. Since the beginning of the year, about 1,000 tortoises have been rescued from potential smugglers. The illegal . ...

Emergency: large number of elephants being poached in the Central African Republic

2093 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - The 16th annual =93Richie Ashburn Home Runs for Heart=94 event gives you the opportunity to stand at home plate and swing for the fences. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association, a charity dear to Richie Ashburn's son Rich. =93I've ha ...

Secret population of rare orangutans discovered

2104 days ago From Times of India   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - Epoch Times reports that Hawking, 71, was visiting Cedars-Sinai to tour a stem cell laboratory focused on trying to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease, or ALS. Hawking was diagnosed with the disease 50 years ago, but went on to develop ...

Cameroon, FAO Install Move to Protect Mangroves

2106 days ago From Voice of America   View Archived Article

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS - Dr Gordon Ajojina is a longtime mangrove conservationist and chair of the Cameroon Wildlife Conservation Society. He says today the degradation rate stands at 2,500ha annually, and is resulting in wildlife habitat loss and rising coastal erosion. It& ...

Remote camera snaps curious tiger cub in India

2111 days ago From Mother Nature Network   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The cub is estimated to be about four to five months old, according to a release from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), which conducts animal surveys in the area and helped place the camera that captured the young tiger's image. A second c ...

Leopards Encroaching On Populated Areas In India

2121 days ago From RedOrbit   View Archived Article

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - According to the World Conservation Society (WCS), homeowners in western India can expect to see something a little bigger when they fling open the curtains ...

Two new marine protected areas created on Argentina's southern coasts

2136 days ago From Phys.Org   View Archived Article

DOUGLAS, ISLE OF MAN, U K - The Wildlife Conservation Society applauds the Government of Argentina for creating two enormous marine protected areas in Patagonia, a region filled with majestic shorelines and abundant wildlife. The new marine parks=97Isla Ping=FCino Coastal Marin ...

Gorillas Caught in the Crossfire in the Democratic Republic of Congo

2136 days ago From Science Daily   View Archived Article

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND - Andrew Plumptre of WCS said: "The Wildlife Conservation Society, Fauna & Flora International and the Jane Goodall Institute have designed a new scientific approach to survey this endangered ape across its 80,000 square kilometer range with s ...

Conservationists: ban the wild cheetah pet trade

2141 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - The victim, according to the founder of the animal sanctuary called Project Survival's Cat Haven, located in Fresno County, was a female volunteer intern. It's unknown at this time why the employee was inside the cage and what led to the atta ...

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Last Large Forest Elephant Population in Serious Decline

2146 days ago From ENN   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - "The volunteers like Janie that heroically give of themselves continue to drive our mission here at Health Partners. Over 100 volunteers donate time to our organization every year and we wish we could give them all the recognition that they dese ...

Elephant massacre in the Congo

2149 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - To help those in need this winter, HoneyBaked has joined with Feeding America=AE, the nation's leading anti-hunger organization, to donate 100,000 meals.* To officially launch the program, HoneyBaked is donating 4,000 pounds of ham (10,000 immedi ...

Gorilla paradise: New park safeguards 15,000 western lowland gorillas

2177 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - The new report compiles the latest in EPA findings on environmental stressors that can affect children's health. The report covers 37 indicators of children's environmental health such as contaminants in air, water, and food; chemicals measur ...

Asia's third largest animal may be on the rebound

2191 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - Sunnyside Goodwill manager Chella Cardenas displays the shoebox in which she found $15,000. The box was mistakenly donated on December 18. Goodwill official were able to track down the owners who declined to give her name or go on camera. ...

Tiger count goes up in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu: Wildlife Conservation Society data

2207 days ago From India Today   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - This has emerged in new global data released by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), which is engaged in scientific monitoring and conservation programme in collaboration with government agencies including the National Tiger Conservation Agency. ...

Good news for tigers

2212 days ago From Wildlife Extra News   View Archived Article

HEREFORD, U K - The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), will award more than $2 million in grants this quarter, with more than $1 million going to support community health and fitness programs. Including ...

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