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New Book from the Wildlife Conservation Society illustrates how conservation-planning is evolving to prepare for climate change BOZEMAN, MT (June 14, 2012) –A landmark book released by the Wildlife Conservation Society through Island Press shows that people in diverse environments around the world are moving from climate science to conservation action to ensure their natural systems, wildlife and livelihoods can withstand the pressures of global warming. Climate and Conservation offers a...
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"Chile is blessed with some of the world's most beautiful land and seascapes and this country's leadership is taking important steps to protect these natural treasures." Dr. Steven Sanderson, WCS President and CEO SANTIAGO, CHILE, Chile (April 11, 2012) – The Wildlife Conservation Society and the Government of Chile's Ministry of the Environment have agreed to work in cooperation on a range of conservation issues affecting the nation's lands, seas and wetlands.On Tuesday, April 10, WCS repr...
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WCS and the Government of Chile collaborate on a new trekking trail on the island of Tierra del Fuego. The trail is intended to attract ecotourists to the Karukinka reserve, a national treasure largely untouched by the human footprint.
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Trail is latest collaboration between WCS and Government of Chile to attract ecotourism to Karukinka, a national treasure, largely untouched by the human footprint WCS Expedition planned April 12-18 to attract ecotourism entrepreneurs NEW YORK, NY April 5, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced the opening of a new trekking trail that will connect spectacular uplands to rugged coastal areas in Karukinka – a 294,999-hectare (728,960 acres) protected area, which WCS owns and mana...
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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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New study finds 87 marine mammal species consumed by people in 114 countries New York (January 24, 2012)—The fate of the world’s great whale species commands global attention as a result of heated debate between pro and anti-whaling advocates, but the fate of smaller marine mammals is less understood, specifically because the deliberate and accidental harvesting of dolphins, porpoises, manatees and other warm-blooded aquatic denizens is rarely studied or monitored. To shed more light on the i...
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‘Invisible’ barriers within the western Indian Ocean are keeping populations of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins from intermingling. New research advises conservation plans to take environmental conditions such as currents into consideration.
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