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Volunteers to clear traps in animal protection drive

1336 days ago From China Daily   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - HARBIN - Ninety Chinese volunteers from across the country will be chosen to clear traps set for endangered wild Siberian tigers in northeast China again this winter. The trap-clearing campaign will be jointly sponsored by the New York-based non-prof ...

Macaws called a conservation victory

1354 days ago From UPI.com   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The newly fledged birds total 29 macaws, a success for the Wildlife Conservation Society's Guatemala Program, WCS's Bronx Zoo, the National Park Service of Guatemala and other groups working for the survival of the species, a WCS release said ...

Wildlife Conservation Society helps scarlet macaws take flight in Guatemala

1356 days ago From EurekAlert   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Researchers and conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Guatemala Program, WCS's Bronx Zoo, the National Park Service of Guatemala, and other groups report a major conservation victory from Central America: a bumper crop of ...

New Bat Species Named After Bat Researcher

1369 days ago From Our Amazing Planet   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By OurAmazingPlanet Staff Joe Walston, the director for Asia programs at the Wildlife Conservation Society, has had a new species of bat named after him in honor of his work to save bats and other wildlife in Southeast Asia. The bat, discovered in th ...

Campaign roars for endangered species

1373 days ago From The Hindu   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - In association with Wildlife Conservation Society, a YFC team led by its Executive Director, 22-year-old K. Ramnath Chandrasekhar, will be carrying out an awareness campaign free of cost on 'tiger conservation' in educational institutions in ...

Wildlife Conservation Society uncovers record number of jaguars in Bolivia

1382 days ago From Science Codex   View Archived Article

DALLAS, TEXAS - In a new camera trap survey in the world's most biologically diverse landscape, researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society have identified more individual jaguars than ever before. Using technology first adapted to identify tigers by strip ...

Coral reefs more vulnerable than they appear, but collapse is avoidable

1399 days ago From Earth Times   View Archived Article

YORKSHIRE, U K - The study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups showed that overfished reefs undergo a series of at least eight important changes before final collapse. Each step, like throwing a switch to shut off the lights, leads to a dimmer chanc ...

Sowing the seeds to save the Patagonian Sea

1424 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - Conservation efforts, spearheaded by marine conservationist Claudio Campagna and colleagues with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), are in the early stages. Campagna, who often writes about the importance of language in the fight for preservati ...

Rare Baby Croc Hatches at Asian Zoo

1432 days ago From Our Amazing Planet   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By OurAmazingPlanet Staff Working with the government of Lao PDR, the Wildlife Conservation Society has helped to successfully hatch a clutch of 20 Siamese crocodiles, a species threatened across its range by hunting, habitat fragmentation and loss, ...

BBC plans to cancel fruitful Wildlife Conservation Fund

1432 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The announcement that the BBC plans to axe its 4-year-old Wildlife Conservation Fund, which has raised nearly $5 million (=A33 million) for endangered species worldwide, has spurred an online campaign to save the program. The fund, which raises money ...

New map to save coral reefs

1439 days ago From Science Alert   View Archived Article

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Marine researchers from Macquarie University, the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups have compiled a worldwide map including high temperatures, ultra-violet radiation, weather systems, sedimentation, as well as stress-reducing factors suc ...

Stresses on world's coral reefs mapped

1451 days ago From UPI.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Credit: Wildlife Conservation Society. NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- US researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups say they've created a map of the world's coral reefs charting climate stress impacts. The map identifies wo ...

Govt, WCS to continue tiger project

1453 days ago From Myanmar Times   View Archived Article

YANGON, BURMA - By Ei Ei Toe Lwin THE government plans to continue working with the Wildlife Conservation Society on a project to protect Bengal tigers in Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary until at least 2015, an official said last week. The Ministry of Forestry' ...

Snow Leopards Found In Afghanistan

1479 days ago From myfoxny.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - COM - A surprisingly healthy population of rare snow leopards is living in mountainous areas of northeastern Afghanistan, according to a new study by The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). The leopards were caught by remote cameras placed at 16 ...

Sea Ducks Hatch at Central Park Zoo

1496 days ago From myfoxny.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - COM - Eight ducklings of a critically endangered species have successfully hatched at the Central Park Zoo , according to the Wildlife Conservation Society . The Chinese merganser ducklings, which hatched April 26, 2011, are the first to hatch at a z ...

Adorable Pronghorn Fawns Debut at Queens Zoo

1496 days ago From NBC New York   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Four adorable pronghorn antelope fawns were recently born at the Queens Zoo, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced today. The pronghorn antelope is the second-fastest land animal in the world =96 second only to the cheetah. ...

$350,000 to study exurbs and animals

1497 days ago From The Adirondack Daily Enterprise   View Archived Article

SARANAC LAKE, NEW YORK - SARANAC LAKE - The Wildlife Conservation Society's Adirondack Program announced Thursday that the National Science Foundation has awarded two WCS scientists, Heidi Kretser of Saranac Lake and Michale Glennon of Ray Brook, a four-year, $350000 gra ...

WCS study calls for more wilderness

1500 days ago From Great Falls Tribune   View Archived Article

GREAT FALLS, MONTANA - But in the face of climate change, that's no longer enough land for the animals, argues the author of a new report by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). John Weaver, a WCS senior scientist living north of Missoula, studied and ranked 1.3 mi ...

Vietnam's elephants could be extinct in 10 years

1501 days ago From VietNamNet Bridge   View Archived Article

HA NOI, VIETNAM - Scott Roberton, Manager of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Leanne Clark, Veterinary Surgeon of WCS answered Tien Phong's questions on the elephant conservation. VietNamNet Bridge briefs the conversations. Statistics show that since 20 ...

Fijiís Totoya Island Coral Reefs Declared Sacred

1502 days ago From Long Island Press   View Archived Article

SYOSSET, NEW YORK - By Jessica Sinclair on June 21st, 2011 The announcement came from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Pacific Blue Foundation, Wetlands International, and the Waitt Institute, that the people of Fiji's Totoya Island have declared part of their cor ...

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