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August 16 - Cultural Traditions & Environmental Lessons of the Paraguayan Asado

In Paraguay and elsewhere, more work will be needed to convince consumers that they should demand that the beef on their plate has not been produced by damaging natural landscapes.

August 9 - Fences Are an Increasing Threat to Africa’s Migratory Wildlife

To avoid catastrophic impacts of large scale fencing on its wildlife, Africa must avoid repeating past mistakes. This requires further scientific research to better understand negative impacts of linear barriers.

August 4 - Saving Elephants: Ivory Crush in Central Park

When the state of New York crushed its stockpile of nearly 2 tons of confiscated elephant ivory in Central Park, it was WCS staff photographer Julie Larsen Maher's third such event to photograph in four years.


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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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