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May 20 - Vatuvara Island: A Haven for Threatened Species

Fiji's Vatuvara, site of a recent WCS survey, supports healthy populations of several globally threatened species, including the humphead wrasse, giant clam, and the prehistoric-looking coconut crab.

May 19 - Rush Hour in the Bering Strait

Ensuring that the Arctic’s wildlife and people continue to flourish requires working together across cultures and political boundaries, while acknowledging the impact of a warming planet.

May 18 - New York Marine Life Revealed at Brooklyn Photo Exhibition

“Underwater Wildlife New York,” an outdoor exhibit at Brooklyn Bridge Park by acclaimed underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen, showcases the region’s most fascinating marine species.


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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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