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October 6 - Imperiled Treasure: A Coral Reef Called Varadero

"We’ve never seen a reef like Varadero," writes WCS's Emily Darling. "As we dove from one mountain of coral to another, we could looked at each other in silent amazement. This place was astounding."

October 6 - We Look to the Ocean for Life

Humans have always looked to the ocean. We look to it for sustenance, for transportation and energy, and as the key to our planet’s health. Now, as global challenges mount, the ocean looks to us.

October 5 - A Global Plan For Nature Conservation

The "half-earth" goal of securing at least half of our planet for nature conservation would help to avoid widespread biodiversity declines and prevent the collapse of vital services provided by ecosystems.


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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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