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Giraffe calf joins herd in Bronx Zoo’s African PlainsB-roll Download:Bronx Zoo Baby Giraffe May 2014 b-roll.movBronx, NY – May 29, 2014 – A male Baringo giraffe calf is one of the newest animals at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.The young giraffe was born during the winter and lives in the zoo’s African Plains exhibit. The giraffe’s mother is Margaret Sukari, and the father is James Michael. The Bronx Zoo names all of its giraffes in memory of Mr. and Mrs. James Carter, benefact...
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Data-driven analysis will maximize return-on-investment in protecting wildlife and wild lands New York (March 26, 2014)—Scientists seeking a more efficient way of protecting the heart of Africa’s wildlife—the Greater Virunga Landscape—have developed a method to make the most of limited enforcement resources, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Queensland, Imperial College London, and the Uganda Wildlife Authority. By channeling data on wildlife sight...
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Uganda Develops Database For Wildlife Crime Offenders WCS and Uganda Wildlife Authority collaborate on online tool LONDON (February 10, 2014) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced today a collaboration to produce an online tool that will allow law enforcement officials to access a database that tracks offenders of wildlife crime in real-time and across the country. The announcement was made as conservationists gather from around the world for th...
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January 16, 2014 Good afternoon. My name is Elizabeth Bennett. I am the Vice President for Species Conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Thank you for the opportunity to speak before you today regarding the plight of African elephants due to demand for ivory, and the actions that New York State can take to improve their conservation status in the wild. My background is that I have spent 30 years working in wildlife conservation, from long-term field research on wildlife and h...
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WCS-supported research produces camera trap footage showing African predator in Uganda park NEW YORK (November 12, 2013) — The Wildlife Conservation Society and Panthera released camera trap footage today from Uganda’s Kibale National Park showing a rarely seen African golden cat. The cat was recorded scent-marking after it was attracted to a camera site “baited” with Calvin Klein Obsession for Men, which is frequently used by WCS scientists to attract cats and other wildlife to remote cameras...
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Populations of lions in Uganda are shrinking. The country is often described as the “Pearl of Africa” for its natural wonders.
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NEW YORK (October 24, 2013)—Conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of St. Andrews warn that Uganda’s African lions—a mainstay of the country’s tourism industry and a symbol of Africa—are on the verge of disappearing from the country’s national parks.According to the results of a recent survey, African lions in Uganda have decreased by more than 30 percent over the past 10 years in some areas of the country, mostly the result of poisoning by local cattle herder...
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Objectifs de l'engagement : mettre un terme au massacre, faire cesser le trafic, arrêter la demande Une collaboration sans précédent visant à dépasser les statistiques sur l'extinction et trouver des solutions au problème des éléphants Le nombre d'éléphants a chuté de 76 pour cent depuis 1980 à cause du braconnage de l'ivoire ; 35 000 animaux ont été massacrés par les braconniers durant ...
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Objectifs de l'engagement : mettre un terme au massacre, faire cesser le trafic, arrêter la demande Une collaboration sans précédent visant à dépasser les statistiques sur l'extinction et trouver des solutions au problème des éléphants Le nombre d'éléphants a chuté de 76 pour cent depuis 1980 à cause du braconnage de l'ivoire ; 35 000 animaux ont été massacrés par les braconniers durant ...
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Objetivo del compromiso: Detener la matanza, el tráfico y la demanda Colaboración sin precedentes, que supera las estadísticas sobre extinción en pos de soluciones para los elefantes La cantidad de elefantes ha caído un 76 por ciento desde 1980, debido al tráfico ilegal de marfil; 35 000 elefantes masacrados por cazadores furtivos en el 2012 únicamente. Los creadores del compromiso son: Wildlife Conservation Society, African Wildlife Foun...
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