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August 23 - East of Siberia: Arsenyev in the Land

WCS 's Jon Slaght explores his kinship with the Russian topographer Vladimir Arsenyev in an excerpt from Slaght's new translation of Arsenyev's "Across the Ussuri Kray."

August 23 - Shark On! Our NY Shark Expedition Begins

The first in a series of blogs by Merry Camhi, Director of WCS’s New York Seascape program, chronicling her experience tagging sharks off Montauk Point with the OCEARCH at-sea research lab.

August 18 - How My First Snow Leopard Encounter Defined my Career Path

Wakhan National Park in northeastern Afghanistan, a high-elevation region above the tree line, is considered a hotspot for snow leopards and their spectacular wild prey species.


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The Bison: The WCS Storytelling Project

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The Wonders of the WCS NY Aquarium: An Ongoing Picture Blog

August 12, 2016

Construction crews are installing custom-made precast concrete panels that will become the exterior finish of Ocean Wonders: Sharks! The panels vary in shape and size and give the building a more uniform color and surface. Once this façade is complete, the next step is the installation of a structure that wraps the building made up of over 30,000 square aluminum tiles will shimmer and move with the ocean breeze.

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