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Entries for April 2011

More Than 6,600 Penguin Champs Dash Through the WCS Bronx Zoo at the 3rd Annual WCS Run for the Wild Danielle Rosario, Bronx, N.Y. – First woman to cross the finish line  Chris Bauer, Seacliff, N.Y. – First man to cross the finish line    Team Aghelos from Port Washington, Long Island – top fundraiser Bronx, N.Y. – April 30, 2011 – More than 6,600 penguin champs ran, jogged, and walked through the W...

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A team of conservationists has released three adult cheetahs, rescued from the hands of an illegal wildlife trader, into Tarangire National Park in Tanzania.

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3rd annual 5k and family fun run/walk at WCS’s Bronx Zoo More than 6,500 runners and walkers will help WCS save penguins and their habitats around the world Saturday, April 30, 2011 Bronx, N.Y. – April, 27, 2011 – The third annual Wildlife Conservation Society Run for the Wild 5k run and family fun run/walk takes place this Saturday, April 30 at WCS’s Bronx Zoo. This year’s event is dedicated to helping save penguins, which the Wildlife Conservation Society has been wo...

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One of three rescued adult cheetahs released last week in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania. The release was conducted by a team of conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Zoological Society of London (ZSL), and Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) working with the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) and the Tanzania Wildlife Division.  The cheetahs were confiscated from an illegal wildlife trader in the Tanzanian city of Arusha. Each cheetah was fitted with a satellit...

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  (April 15, 2010) – Wildlife Conservation Society Executive Vice President of Public Affairs John Calvelli emphasized today the connection between protecting wildlife abroad with economic and national security at home. He made this connection while testifying about the Fiscal Year 2012 budget before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior. Calvelli testified that international conservation programs create job opportunities and development within often unstable re...

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Conservation Hall spotlights marine life native to three regions of the world: The Indo-Pacific, freshwater lakes of Africa, and Brazil’s rainforest Glover’s Reef showcases fish and coral native to this magnificent reef in Belize WCS conservation efforts to protect endangered marine species will be featured Conservation Hall and Glover’s Reef is major part of A Sea Change at the New York Aquarium, a 10-year transformation initiative announced in 2009    Campaign will tran...

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Fate of largest gorilla subspecies unknown for past several years due to regional warfare Census team led by Wildlife Conservation Society, ICCN braves insecurity of imperiled Kahuzi-Biega National Park NEW YORK (April 14, 2011)—A census team led by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Insitut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) in Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo today announced some encouragin...

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Representatives from more than 35 nations expected to attend May-June 2011 event, in celebration of the International Year of Forests 2011 Three regions account for nearly 80 percent of world’s rainforests and contain two-thirds of world’s terrestrial diversity Announcement made by Republic of Congo’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Forest Economy, and the Environment Henri Djombo NEW YORK ...

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Robert Richardson, Jr. and the No. 23 Wildlife Conservation Society Dodge Team are bringing awareness to WCS and wildlife conservation this race season. The WCS car is becoming a favorite amongst race fans and animal lovers alike. Keep track of the races here throughout the series.

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