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The Government of Bangladesh declares three new wildlife sanctuaries for Ganges River and Irrawaddy dolphins. A WCS collaborative study with the Bangladesh Forest Department helped pinpoint the locations of the new protected areas.
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Three new wildlife sanctuaries for Ganges River and Irrawaddy dolphins declared by the Government of Bangladesh Wildlife Conservation Society collaborative study with Bangladesh Forest Department helped pinpoint location of new protected areas NEW YORK (February 14, 2012) – The Government of Bangladesh recently declared three new wildlife sanctuaries for endangered freshwater dolphins in the world’s largest mangrove ecosystem – the Sundarbans, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)...
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Ceremony welcomes 35 children from 14 countries NEW YORK — May 12, 2011 – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administered the Oath of Allegiance to 35 children at a special naturalization ceremony at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Bronx Zoo on Monday, May 9. USCIS New York District Director Andrea Quarantillo administered the oath to the new citizens who ranged in age from 20 months to 17 years old. John Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President of Public Affairs,...
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Some turtle species number less than five individualsReport says controlling illegal trade is only hope to save turtles WCS co-authored report with coalition of conservation groups SINGAPORE (February 21,2011) – A report issued today, co-authored by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) working in conjunction with the Turtle Conservation Coalition, lists the 25 most endangered turtle species from around the world – some of which currently number less than five individua...
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According to a new report co-authored by WCS working in conjunction with the Turtle Survival Coalition, many more turtle species will go extinct in the next decade unless drastic conservation measures are taken.
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WCS’s Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project promotes public awareness of two threatened dolphin species in the Sundarbans.
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These mangroves home to one of world’s dolphin ‘hotspots’ NEW YORK (January 14, 2011)—Threatened dolphins in Bangladesh Sundarbans are getting a public awareness boost from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project. The project is sponsoring an exhibition on dolphins for fishing communities along the world’s largest swath of coastal mangrove forest. The event —called the “Shushuk Mela” or “Dolphin Exhibition”—will run from January 15-31. The exhibition highlight...
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WCS-Russia director Dale Miquelle discusses the unique challenges of conserving Siberian tigers.
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A WCS report, “Species Feeling the Heat: Connecting Deforestation and Climate Change,” highlights the impacts of deforestation and climate change on species around the globe.
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Report Highlights Impacts of Deforestation & Climate Change NEW YORK (December 7, 2009) —The Wildlife Conservation Society today released a list of animals facing new impacts by climate change, some in strange and unexpected ways. In a new report titled “Species Feeling the Heat: Connecting Deforestation and Climate Change,” the Wildlife Conservation Society profiles more than a dozen animal species and groups that are facing threats...
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