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MOST IMPORTANT ARCTIC WETLANDS AND CORRIDORS FOR CARIBOU AND MIGRATORY BIRDS WOULD BE CONSERVED "By keeping development and disturbance away from essential wildlife habitat, Arctic wildlife will continue to thrive.” – WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper NEW YORK (August 14, 2012) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) expressed support for today’s announcement by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar of a proposed plan balancing conservation, subsistence rights for Alaska Nati...
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New York Senator Becomes Co-sponsor of Bill to Make North American Bison the National Mammal of the United States To help generate more co-sponsors, go to www.votebison.org NEW YORK (July 18, 2012)— The Vote Bison coalition applauded the news that New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand became a co-sponsor of the National Bison Legacy Act in the U.S. Senate, which if passed would officially designate bison as the national mammal. The bill, which was introduced by U.S. Sens...
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Puppet stars Trekkie Monster, Princeton, Mrs. T, Lucy and their human counterparts visit the Bronx Zoo to support wildlife conservation and fellow cast member Kate Monster DOWNLOAD B-ROLL OF THE GREEN CARPET EVENT: DV Avenue Q visits Avenue Zoo B-Roll Release.mov Bronx, NY – July 12, 2012 – Attached photos and video: Stars of the long-running musical Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q -- including the beloved puppets Trekkie...
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Puppet stars Trekkie Monster, Princeton, Mrs. T and their human counterparts will visit the Bronx Zoo to support fellow cast member Kate Monster  Interviews and photo-op available—Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 12:00pm Bronx, NY – July 9, 2012 – Stars of the long-running musical Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q -- including the beloved puppets Trekkie Monster, Princeton, Mrs. T, and their fellow human actors -- will travel from Broadw...
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Pup rescued after found stranded three times Rare opportunity helps zoo maintain vital genetic diversity in sea lion population in WCS's five NYC wildlife parksView the video: http://youtu.be/Xtpf2GRaefc @font-face { font-family: "MS PGothic"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }a:link, span.MsoHyperlink { font-family: "Times New Roman"; color: blue; text-decoration: underline; }a:visited, span.MsoHyp...
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Cultural organizations, including The Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium, are economic engines for NYC Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium face a cut of 58% in city funding Video: “A Bronx Zoo Monkey Gets an iPad” features a tiny monkey urging people to support restoration of funding View the full video at: http://youtu.be/HXtM97uQtAo Visit www.wcs.org/cityhall to sign the petition New York – June 1, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society released a homemade video called “A Bronx Zoo Monk...
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Coalition Launches Campaign to Make North American Bison the National Mammal of the United StatesSenator Michael Enzi and Senator Tim Johnson introduce the National Bison Legacy Act Public urged to take action at www.votebison.org BOZEMAN, MT (May 25, 2012)— The Wildlife Conservation Society, Intertribal Buffalo Council, and National Bison Association today announced the launch of a campaign to make the North American bison the national mammal of the United States. The announcement coincides ...
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New book underscores importance of protected areas and long-term conservation monitoring Book documents changes in climate, habitat, wildlife, and conservation in globally important region spanning five countries The Ecological Impact of Long-Term Changes in Africa’s Rift Valley is published by Nova Publishers (https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=19950) NEW YORK (May 3, 2012) – A new book produced by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Albertine Rift Conservat...
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More Than 5,200 Dash Through WCS’s Bronx Zoo to Save Lions and Other Wildlife Fiona Bayly from Manhattan – First woman to cross the finish line (17:40)Chris Johnstone from Brooklyn – First man to cross the finish line (16:20) Alex Carr of Staten Island earns top fundraiser honors with $7,200 Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show matches top fundraiser VIP attendees include Congressman José E. Serrano, Congressman Joseph Crowley, Elvis Duran and Greg T from Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show, and Jill Nicoli...
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4th annual 5k and family fun run/walk at WCS’s Bronx Zoo More than 5,000 runners and walkers will help WCS save lions and their habitats around the worldSaturday, April 28, 2012 Media check-in: 7:30 a.m. Bronx, N.Y. – April 23, 2012 – The fourth annual WCS Run for the Wild 5k run and family fun run/walk takes place this Saturday, April 28 at WCS’s Bronx Zoo. This year’s run/walk is dedicated to saving lions, their habitat and other wildlife. The Wildlife Conservation Society wo...
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