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Premium Stamps Benefit Wildlife Protection for Tigers, Elephants and More at No Cost to American Taxpayers More Than 4 Million Sold in 41 Days Stamps May Be Purchased at Post Offices Nationwide, USPS.com WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 30, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society applauded the introduction of legislation to reauthorize the Save Vanishing Species U.S. postage stamp, which features an illustration of a tiger cub and supports efforts to save species like elephants, tigers, and great ap...
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BROOKLYN, NY — On October 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. – 12 noon, the Brooklyn Post Office and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo held a special unveiling ceremony to commemorate the stamp which is helping to save vanishing species 11-cents at a time — specifically tigers, African and Asian elephants, rhinos, great apes and marine turtles. The ceremony is being held at the Prospect Park Zoo, located at 450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn NY. To commemorate the day, a pictorial cancellat...
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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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Stamp Unveiling: Tuesday, October 11, 11:00 a.m. Brooklyn, NY – October 5, 2011- The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo and the Brooklyn Postmaster invite members of the media to an unveiling of the Save Vanishing Species postage stamp.The Save Vanishing Species stamps, which feature an image of a tiger cub, will contribute funding for projects supported by the Multinational Species Conservation Funds (MSCF), which are administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to conse...
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WCS Joins U.S. Embassy in Applauding New Wildlife Stamps in U.S. and Russia  WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 3, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) joined the U.S. Embassy in Moscow in celebration of Russia’s Tiger Day to commemorate the issuance of a tiger postage stamp the U.S. and a tiger postcard in Russia and that will help save wildlife.   The event was held at the Moscow Zoo on Sunday, September 25, and was attended by U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Beyrle. On September 20,...
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The Save Vanishing Species postage stamps will benefit wildlife protection for tigers, elephants, great apes, and more at no cost to the American taxpayer.
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Premium Stamps Will Benefit Wildlife Protection for Tigers, Elephants and More at No Cost to American Taxpayers Stamps May Be Purchased at Post Offices Nationwide, USPS.com   WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20, 2011) – A new U.S. postage stamp, the Save Vanishing Species stamp, was issued today by the U.S. Postal Service. The stamp, featuring an illustration of a tiger cub, supports efforts to save species like elephants, tigers, and great apes.Save Vanishin...
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WCS conservationists help Belize develop a management program to restore the health of both fisheries and the coral reef ecosystems at its Glover’s Reef and Port Honduras Marine Reserves.
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WCS Run For The Wild dedicated to saving turtles and other species– including the world's 25 most endangered turtle/tortoise species, as listed in a recently released report co-authored by WCS Register online at: www.wcsrunforthewild.org. Brooklyn, N.Y. – Aug. 9, 2011- An alarming report issued earlier this year, co-authored by the Wildlife Conservation Society, listed the 25 most-endangered turtles and tortoises around the world. Many of these have been decimated by factors i...
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