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October 5 -  Technology Makes Lighter Work of a Tough Job—SMART Ranger Patrolling

As the race to save Asia’s threatened forests and wildlife heats up, law enforcement staff on the frontline have their work cut out for them. A new SMART technology is being rolled out in protected areas to stop poaching of flagship species like banteng, Asian elephants, giant ibis, and Eld’s deer.

October 1 - Bad Omen or Wise Advisor? Evocative Owls Star in Photos

No one is neutral about owls.

September 30 - Ban the Beads

Clean waters mean healthy communities. That's why there's been a renewed push to ban microbeads in New York. More attention paid to the water around us means healthier ecosystems, which affect the food we eat, the work we do, and the recreational activities we enjoy.

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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

September 25, 2015

The Ocean Wonders: Sharks! building is pictured here with a blue waterproofing that crews are applying to protect the structure from the weather’s elements. The precast concrete skin and shimmer wall will eventually be installed to cover this. Since the building is on the shore facing the Atlantic Ocean, it is important to take the proper precautions to prevent its concrete surfaces from getting damaged by wind, rain, and sea water. Photo credit: WCS

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