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Sharks and skates, horseshoe crabs, river herring, sea turtles, whales, and other threatened species will be focus of programMore than 20 million people live locally within 10 miles of the Atlantic, which sparks more than $14.3 billion in economic activities in New York State aloneConservation initiative is part of major transformation of historic aquarium Brooklyn, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium announced today the launch of the New Yo...
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Climate Change in the Adirondacks Warns Upstate New York Climate, Could Become As Warm As Georgia in Coming Decades Wildlife Conservation Society scientist’s latest book creates a blueprint for Adirondack communities to become leader in renewable energy to stave off climate change ITHACA (July 9, 2010) –A landmark book released by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Cornell University Press finds that if...
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As part of a global program for ocean conservation, WCS has been committed to conserving several threatened species that use Gulf waters, and is taking steps to mitigate the impact of the crisis to these species and their ecosystems.
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Raiding an illegal trafficking operation, the Indonesian government, WCS, and our conservation partners take a bite out of wildlife crime on Borneo.
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Three suspected orangutan smugglers arrested in Kalimantan WCS’s Wildlife Crime Unit played a key role in arrests NEW YORK (June 22, 2010) – The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today a successful raid by Indonesian authorities in Pontianak, in West Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, that resulted in the arrest of three suspects who allegedly attempted to illegally sell a baby orangutan. This is one of the first cases in many years against suspected illegal orangutan dealer...
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Visitors will get a chance to learn about the ecology, animal species, and plant life of this marine paradise. NEW YORK (June 9, 2010) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the opening of The Beck Interpretive Trail located at WCS’s Glover’s Reef Research Station, Middle Cay, Belize.  The Trail offers information about the ecology, wildlife, and plant life on and around the 14-acre island. Through strategically placed graphics, visitors can gain insight into how the is...
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A 12-year study off the coast of Kenya deconstructs old notions of how fishery closures affect local economies. Hint: They help them.

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“Fish Tales Extravaganza”Sponsored by Pepsi Every weekend in June filled with family-friendly entertainment Headliners include John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean, Author Seymour Simon, Author Edel Rodriguez, and Gigi and the Lend Me a Hand Band Live music, interactive attractions, author appearances and readings, crafts, and more Connect to the wonderful world of marine life at “Fish Tales Extravaganza” Brooklyn, NY – May 12, 2010 – Swim into beach season with the month-long ...
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Dr. Howard Rosenbaum, director of the WCS-Ocean Giants Program, discusses the ins and outs of marine conservation, his contribution to categorizing a new species of right whale, and his favorite bay in the world.
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NEW YORK —After 15 years of research in the waters of the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and an international coalition of organizations have unveiled the largest genetic study of humpback whale populations ever conducted in the Southern Hemisphere. By analyzing DNA samples from more than 1,500 whales, researchers can now peer into the population dynamics and relatedness of Southern Hemi...
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