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Two-and-a-Half-Year Identidad Madidi Expedition Ends After Visiting 15 Remote Sites in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (May 22, 2018) — After a two-and-a-half-year expedition through the world’s most biodiverse protected area, the Identidad Madidi explorers have concluded their epic quest of completing a massive biological survey of Madidi National Park, uncovering more than 120 potentially new species of plants, butterflies and vertebrates in the process, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society).
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Annual Bronx Zoo Birdathon Returns: Presented by JetBlue
Bronx, NY – April 20, 2015 – Following a successful inaugural event last year, WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) is bringing back the Bronx Zoo Birdathon on Saturday, May 9 during the peak of the spring migration season. This year’s Birdathon promises to be bigger and better with prizes, keeper chats, conservation experts, family activities, and a free-flying bird show, all presented by JetBlue Airways.
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Public-Private Partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Goldman Sachs, and Chilean people marks first decade with milestones of scientific discovery, conservation, and public education & engagement Created in 2004, the 735,000 acre reserve in Chilean Tierra del Fuego contains southernmost old growth forests, largest population of guanacos in Chile, condors, and spectacular marine wildlife Intact forests and peatlands sequester almost 300 million tons of c...
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Work of wildlife photographer Mileniusz Spanowicz on exhibition at the Ethnography and Folklore Museum (MUSEF) in Sucre through November 7th NEW YORK (November 4, 2014) – The wildlife of Bolivia’s Madidi landscape is getting unprecedented exposure through a series of photo exhibitions and, most recently, on the exteriors of cable cars in La Paz, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. The photographs of Bolivian-Polish photographer Mileniusz Spanowicz—featuring the mammals, birds, and...
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Human-structures in sagebrush landscapes favor Common Raven nesting over historical hawk species Implications for transmission line development, sensitive prey species BOZEMAN (August 11, 2014) – A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Idaho State University (ISU) exploredhow habitat alterations, including the addition of energy transmission towers, affect avian predators nesting in sagebrush landscapes. Researchers compared nesting habitat ...
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Birders of all experience levels welcome Chat with WCS bird experts to learn about migratory birds, conservation, and other species in the zoo The Bronx Zoo Birdathon includes early access to the zoo and all-day admission Saturday, May 17Experienced bird-watchers start at 7am; Families and novice bird-watchers start at 8:30 Birdathon registration is now open:www.bronxzoo.com Bronx, NY – May 6, 2014 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo will host the first ever “Bronx Zoo Birdathon” on ...
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See dozens of wild bird species at the height of the migration seasonBirders of all experience levels welcomeChat with WCS bird experts to learn about migratory birds, conservation, and other species in the zooThe Bronx Zoo Birdathon includes early access to the zoo and all-day admissionSaturday, May 17Experienced bird-watchers start at 7am; Families and novice bird-watchers start at 8:30Birdathon registration is now open: www.bronxzoo.comBronx, NY – May 6, 2014 – The Wildlife Conservation Socie...
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Chilean park in competition to win 23,000 Euros ($31,000) from European Outdoor Conservation Association Protected area contains Andean Condors, old growth forests, and spectacular marine life Vote today on the EOCA's English language site >> NEW YORK (March 26, 2014) – The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today that Karukinka – the Rhode Island-sized wilderness it manages on the Island of Tierra del Fuego in Chile – has been selected for a competition as one of the world's most "...
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New study by Wildlife Conservation Society, Idaho State University, and U.S Geological Survey shows transmission poles and fragmented habitat providing advantages to a common predator Exponentially increasing raven populations threaten other species in western U.S. BOZEMAN (January 7, 2014) – A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Idaho State University and the U.S. Geological Survey suggests that habitat fragmentation and the addition of makeshift perches such as transmission polls i...
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With an extinction crisis looming, reporter Elizabeth Kolbert writes for National Geographic on the importance of, conservation efforts by zoos—modern-day arks to protect the world’s biodiversity.
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