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1,000 jaguars live in the vast bi-national Gran Chaco Jaguar Conservation Unit spanning southern Bolivia and northern Paraguay NEW YORK (December 21, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released today a dramatic photo of a female jaguar and her two cubs near the Isoso Station of the Santa Cruz-Puerto Suarez Gas Pipeline in Kaa Iya National Park in Bolivia. The adult jaguar, nicknamed Kaaiyana, has been seen with her cubs in the area for over a month; though WCS conser...
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The First WCS Run for the Wild™ 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at WCS New York Aquarium David Bosch, Sunnyside, N.Y. – First man to cross the finish line Fiona Bayly, New York, N.Y. – First woman to cross the finish line NYC Council Member Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. and NYS Assembly Member Alec Brook-Krasny help kick off the event Brooklyn, N.Y. – Oct. 9, 2011 – More than 2,000 turtle supporters ran, jogged, and walked across the Coney Island Boardwalk at th...
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p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; }  Enjoy the aquarium and Luna Park at a 20 percent savings Brooklyn, N.Y. – There is no better time to experience Coney Island than this summer. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium and Luna Park are now offering Thrills and Gills, a new online combo ticket that gives visitors a full-day Coney Island experience with 20 percent...
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A WCS study finds when Brazilian ranchers rotate crops in the Pantanal and Cerrado, they get bigger cows, bigger profits, and better ecosystems for wildlife.

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WCS: Rotational grazing in native pasturelands benefits wildlife in Brazil’s Pantanal and Cerrado regions Pantanal and Cerrado are the most endangered ecosystems in Brazil – highlighted in new WCS book – Birds of Brazil NEW YORK (May 3, 2011) – Rotational grazing of cattle in native pasturelands in Brazil’s Pantanal and Cerrado regions can benefit both cattle and wildlife, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society.  The techn...
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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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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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WCS veterinarians working in Brazil evaluate whether forest fragmentation and other land-use changes make wildlife, as well as livestock, more susceptible to infectious diseases.

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