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A new book series, Birds of Brazil, explores how the hobby of birdwatching can encourage conservation. The first stop for the field guides? The Pantanal and Cerrado.
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WCS is evaluating whether forest fragmentation and other land-use changes make wildlife species, as well as livestock more susceptible to infectious diseases NEW YORK (March 23, 2011)—Veterinarians from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the State Institute of Animal Health (IAGRO) in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil have conducted one of the first health assessments of white-lipped peccaries (medium-sized pig-like animals) in Brazil’s Pantanal. The study was an effort to gauge the impact of Lepto...
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Wildlife Conservation Society introduces “Birds of Brazil” book series First edition highlights birds in threatened Pantanal and Cerrado ecosystems NEW YORK (March 23, 2011)—The job of promoting conservation in the most biodiverse nation in the world is for the birds, according to the authors of a new bird guide produced by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Cornell University Press, and Editora Horizonte in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Published in Portuguese and En...
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After more than 30 years in wildlife conservation and 9 years at WCS, Steven Sanderson says that he will retire in 2012.
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New York (Sept. 8, 2010) –  Dr. Steven E. Sanderson, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society, has announced that he will retire in July 2012.Dr. Sanderson, who has led WCS since 2001, will retire after more than 30 years serving in wildlife conservation, poverty alleviation, and academia. “I am deeply appreciative of the opportunity to serve with WCS, the most global cultural institution in New York,” said Dr. Sanderson. “It is a privilege to work with the most dedicated, effec...
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Predatory trickery documented for the first time in wild felids in Americas NEW YORK (July 7, 2010)—In a fascinating example of vocal mimicry, researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and UFAM (Federal University of Amazonas) have documented a wild cat species imitating the call of its intended victim: a small, squirrel-sized monkey known as a pied tamarin. This is the first recorded instance of a wild cat species in the Americas mimicking the calls of its prey. The extraordina...
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Researchers in the Brazilian Amazon discover that wild cats called margays are imitating the sounds of tamarins in order to lure the small monkeys in for a snack.
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The ambitious atlas, compiled from data gathered over a decade, shows how albatrosses, penguins, elephant seals, and other marine animals use a critical region of the South Atlantic Ocean.
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Researchers combine data from the sky and the sea to save a dolphin in need.
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Genetics and remote sensing data represent a rare hi-tech combo for marine animals Researchers detect hidden environmental barriers along coastal habitat of the franciscana dolphin NEW YORK—Using DNA samples and images from Earth-orbiting satellites, conservationists from Columbia University, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and Fundación AquaMarina, are gathering new insights about the franciscana—a poorly known coast...
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