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Argentine Brand Julieta Grana Launches Wildlife Friendly™ Fibers for FW2021 Line

Julieta Grana partners with WCS in Argentina, Patagonian herders, and WFEN to tell the story of sustainable fashion through sourcing homegrown fibers for her eponymous boutique in Buenos Aires

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WCS Launches New 10-Year Strategy to Save Imperiled Sharks and Rays
On World Oceans Day, WCS is launching a new 10-year strategy to save the oceans’ remaining sharks and rays in 10 unique shark hotspots around the world.
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STUDY: African great apes predicted to suffer massive range declines in the next 30 years, with the greatest loss in unprotected areas

A new study published in the journal Diversity and Distributions predicts massive range declines of Africa’s great apes – gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos – due to the impacts of climate change, land-use changes and human population growth.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilmember Treyger,  And Community Leaders Visit New York Aquarium  – The City’s Latest Pop-Up Vaccination Site
MAYOR AT NEW YORK AQUARIUM PHOTOS: https://bit.ly/3vNNojf (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS) MAYOR AT NEW YORK AQUARIUM VIDEO: https://bit.ly/3gv3O9Z(© WCS)NYA VACCINATION SITE PHOTOS: https://bit.ly/3yXH7n1 (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS) NYA VACCINATION SITE VIDEO: https://bit.ly/3vNbt9I (HD b-roll) Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY – June 4, 2021 – Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the New York Aquarium today to promote New York City’s latest pop-up vaccination...
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New York Aquarium Opens Vaccination Site in Partnership with New York City to Help Fight COVID-19
FIRST DAY PHOTOS: https://bit.ly/3yXH7n1 (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS) FIRST DAY VIDEO: https://bit.ly/3vNbt9I (HD b-roll)Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY – June 2, 2021 – New York City’s COVID-19 vaccination site at the New York Aquarium opens today and will provide free COVID-19 vaccinations through June 30, on weekdays, 10am to 5pm. The vaccination site at the New York Aquarium is a part of the city’s efforts to incentivize New Yorkers to get vaccinated. The Pfiz...
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WCS Congratulates WCS-India For Hiring New Director: Dr. Vidya Athreya
New York, May 28, 2021 – The following statement was released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society, based in New York, concerning the hiring of a new country director by its partner, Wildlife Conservation Society-India. “The Wildlife Conservation Society congratulates its partner, Wildlife Conservation Society-India, for appointing Dr. Vidya Athreya as its new Country Director. Dr. Athreya is an accomplished scientist and wildlife conservationist who has been a long-t...
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Humpback Whales are Singing off New York
NEW YORK – MAY 24, 2021 – Using underwater recording equipment, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Cornell University, Columbia University, and Syracuse University, have documented humpback whales singing in the New York Bight. Though visual sightings of humpback whales in the New York Bight have increased in recent years, this finding marks the first peer-reviewed account of the acoustic occurrence of humpback whales in the area. The scientists published their ...
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Bronx, NY, May 21, 2021 — The following statement was issued by Jim Breheny, Bronx Zoo Director and Executive Vice President for Zoos and Aquarium of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS): “We commend the U.S. government’s action to enforce the Endangered Species Act by seizing 68 lions, tigers, lion-tiger hybrids, and a jaguar at Lauren Lowe’s Tiger King Park in Thackerville, Oklahoma after U.S. Department of Agriculture officials determined th...
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Bronx Zoo Partners with New York City to Help Get People Vaccinated
Bronx, NY, May 21, 2021 – New York City’s COVID-19 vaccination site at the Bronx Zoo opened today and will run through June 30, on weekdays, 10am to 5pm.This vaccination site at the Bronx Zoo is a part of the city’s efforts to incentivize New Yorkers to get vaccinated. The Pfizer vaccine is being administered at this site; all New Yorkers ages 12+ are eligible and those ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Vaccinations will be available at the zoo through Jun...
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New Incentive to Get Vaccinated: Bronx Zoo Offers Free Admission Ticket for Future Visit as Incentive To Get COVID-19 Vaccine at Zoo Location

The Bronx Zoo has been designated as a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine site by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.


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