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An Uphill Climb for Mountain Species?

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A recently published paper provides a history of scientific research on mountain ecosystems, looks at the issues threatening wildlife in these systems, and sets an agenda for biodiversity conservation throughout the world’s mountain regions.
2-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Endangered Siamese Crocs Released in Wild

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The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today the successful release of 17 juvenile critically endangered Siamese crocodiles into a protected wetland in Lao PDR.
28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Wildlife Conservation Society Announces New Event for August 2015: Cycle Adirondacks

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The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) today announced Cycle Adirondacks, a week-long, road bike tour through the Adirondack Park featuring daily routes that will allow riders to be immersed in the forests, lakes, streams and abundant wildlife...
26-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Study: World's Primary Forests on the Brink

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An international team of conservationist scientists and practitioners has published new research showing the precarious state of the world’s primary forests.
18-Aug-2014 11:10 AM EDT

Giant Aldabra Tortoises Debut At the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo

Two giant Aldabra tortoises (Geochelone gigantean) are now grazing outside Zoo Center at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.
14-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Scientists Study “Talking” Turtles in Brazilian Amazon

Turtles are well known for their longevity and protective shells, but it turns out these reptiles use sound to stick together and care for young, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations.
14-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Biologists from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico Collaborate for North America’s Fastest Land Animal

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Biologists from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada have collaborated for the first time to produce recommendations to protect and manage North America’s fastest land mammal – the pronghorn.
13-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Governor Cuomo Signs Historic Ban on Sale of Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn

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The Wildlife Conservation Society applauds New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for signing a state ban on the sale and purchase of elephant ivory and rhino horn today on World Elephant Day.
12-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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WCS Conservationist Lauds “Smart” Protection for Thailand’s Tigers & Elephants

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A systematic patrol system called the “Smart” program has become a vital component in the protection of tigers, elephants, and other wildlife species in the forests of Thailand, according to scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society at...
11-Feb-2014 11:00 AM EST

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