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Govt, WCS to continue tiger project

2653 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

2679 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

2696 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

2696 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

2697 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

2700 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

2701 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 ...

Fiji’s Totoya Island Coral Reefs Declared Sacred

2702 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 ...

Elephants face same extinction fate as woolly mammoth

2708 days ago From BBC News   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - Kate Evans, a US conservationist and founder of the charity Elephants for Africa says: "The roads go straight through the heart of the forest, so they also provide easy access for poachers." And where these roads are not protected by law en ...

Rescued Sea Otter at the WCS New York Aquarium Makes His Public Debut

2710 days ago From Brooklyn Daily Eagle   View Archived Article

BRONX, NEW YORK - by Brooklyn Eagle (edit@brooklyneagle.net), published online 06-13-2011 BROOKLYN =97 The Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium is happy to announce that Tazo, an orphaned northern sea otter pup found stranded last summer in Alaska, .. ...

Fiji Reef Declared Sacred for World Oceans Day

2715 days ago From Paw Nation   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - In recognition of the annual event, the Wildlife Conservation Society, Pacific Blue Foundation, Wetlands International, and the Waitt Institute have declared that the Toyota Island coral reef in Fiji is officially "sacred," according to a W ...

Pronghorn study observes threats to historic migration

2740 days ago From Billings Gazette   View Archived Article

BILLINGS, MONTANA - Jeff Burrell, Wildlife Conservation Society Pronghorn may be shifting their migration to winter range due to energy development in the Upper Green River Basin, an ongoing study has found. =EF=BB=BFCODY, Wyo. =E2=80=94 Over the past six years, biologi ...

Turtles in Africa need protection

2742 days ago From UPI.com   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The Wildlife Conservation Society said it is working with the national park agencies of both countries to join and expand Mayumba and Conkouati-Douli National Parks, creating the first international marine park in the region. ...

Smallest turtle in the land becomes more scarce

2744 days ago From EurekAlert (press release)   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo veterinarians, US Fish & Wildlife Service, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program have joined forces to answ ...

DRC gorillas increase despite war, census finds

2769 days ago From CNN    View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Researchers from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society ventured into the DRC's Kahuzi-Biega National Park recently to take a census of the Grauer's population for the first time since 2004, the organization reported on its website. ...

Endangered gorilla numbers up in Congo

2770 days ago From UPI.com   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - A survey in Kahuzi-Biega National Park found 181 individual Grauer's gorillas, an increase from the 168 individuals detected in the same sector in 2004, a release by the Wildlife Conservation Society said Thursday. Related to the more famous moun ...

Wildlife Conservation Society Receives New Baby Wallabies

2773 days ago From Zoo and Aquarium Visitor News   View Archived Article

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - Brooklyn, NY - The Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo announces the debut of two baby yellow-footed rock wallabies, called joeys, at its re-opened Australian Walkabout exhibit. The joeys were born late last year and are experiencin ...

Bear Cubs Microchipped To Study Bear Behavior

2774 days ago From Paw Nation   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - As part of an ongoing 13-year study on bear behavior in Nevada by The Wildlife Conservation Society (WLS), Beckmann, along with other field scientists, recently helped microchip three bear cubs who were in a den with their safely sedated mother. ...

Missing Bronx Zoo cobra found as tweets continue from Yankee Stadium

2784 days ago From al.com (blog)   View Archived Article

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA - The Wildlife Conservation Society released the photo today in announcing the snake's safe recovery (The Associated Press) NEW YORK -- The Bronx Zoo announced today that the missing Egyptian cobra was located within the confines of the zoo. ...

Arctic wetland is vital breeding ground for birds

2795 days ago From China.org.cn   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - The four-year study by the Wildlife Conservation Society was the first to look at the full range of bird species from around the world that descend on the Teshekpuk Lake area and showed that the region contains some of the highest nesting bird ...

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