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Scientists Honored by Society for Conservation Biology at 2009 Annual Meeting NEW YORK (AUGUST 6, 2009) Three Wildlife Conservation Society scientists were honored during the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology(SCB), in Beijing, China held from July 11-16, 2009. The SCB is an international professional organization with over 12,000 members dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving the Earth's biological diversity. Each year, the SCB ...
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15 Hatchlings Bring Hope for the Chinese Alligator Partnership Included Wildlife Conservation Society, Other North American Parks, Department of Wildlife Conservation and Management of the State Forestry Administration of China and Several Chinese Agencies NEW YORK— The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that critically endangered alligators in China have a new chance for survival. The WCS’s Bronx Zoo, in partnership with two other North American parks and the Depar...
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A group of critically endangered Chinese alligators, born at the Bronx Zoo and reintroduced to the Yangtze River, have produced 15 hatchlings on their native turf.
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Bronx, NY, June 19, 2009 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) education initiative, Teens for Planet Earth, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2009 Service Awards, which recognize teens around the world for service-learning projects that demonstrate their commitment to the environment. Winners of the Gold Service Awards include:Aquatic Life Group Location: Mbeya, East Rungwe, TanzaniaTeam Members: Lutufyo Abel, Ipyana Adamson, Joseph Ambele, Elikana Hezrom, Bupe Jackson, Pyelesya S...
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Agreement marks unique partnership among the World Bank, Global Environment Facility, and the Conservation Community to conserve big cats throughout their range NEW YORK (February 26, 2009) The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), together with the World Bank and Global Environment Facility (GEF), announced today a commitment of $2.8 million toward tiger conservation across its range. WCS will lead a new project, Tiger Futures, in partnership with other conservation organizations with long-term ...
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A rare female Far Eastern leopard is captured and released along the Russian-Chinese border. The leopard, one of about 40 in existence, is in good shape.
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The Wildlife Crime Units help intercept the trade in illegal tiger parts on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Ten arrests have been made in three months.
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WCS’s Wildlife Crime Unit played a key role in arrests
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To save Madagascar’s pristine forests and combat climate change, WCS and the government of Madagascar agree to launch a massive carbon sale, totaling more than nine million tons.
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Turtle biologists in the U.S. and China hope to prevent species’ extinction A still reproductive, 80-year-old female turtle living in China’s Changsha Zoo has been introduced to the only known male in China, more than 100 years old and living more than 600 miles away at the Suzhou Zoo. The Bronx Zoo-based WCS and the Fort Worth Zoo-based TSA coordinated the critically important move; TSA provided much of the funding, animal reproduction and technical expertise while WCS provided ...
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