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December 14 - What Sustainable Wildlife Conservation Really Looks Like

WCS and partners are working to offer scholarship funding to the next generation of conservation leaders from the developing world. As WCS's Peter Zahler notes, the program has been an enormous success.

December 8 - Sharks and Rays: Migratory Species with a Story Worth Telling

After years focused on action to protect the world’s birds, cetaceans, and even the monarch butterfly, the UN Convention on Migratory Species has begun to focus on the conservation of sharks and rays.

December 7 - The Time Has Come for an EU-Wide Domestic Ivory Ban

Why is the EU dragging its heels when it comes to saving elephants and closing its domestic ivory market? The only way to clamp down on this trade is by closing down legal domestic markets.


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

January 20, 2017

The above photo, taken on an overcast day in January, shows the structural steel in place for supporting the future Shimmer Wall. Adjustments and modifications are in the process of being made before cabling is installed to hold the 33,000 aluminum panels that will be the most prominent feature of the building's facade. Credit: NYA OWS Site Camera January 18, 2017

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