Thursday Mar 6
Birds of all feathers and global flu diversity
A member of the Wildlife Conservation Society surveillance team prepares to release a whooper swan on a Mongolian lake following sample collection and fitting of a neck collar, part of ongoing health and migration studies.
New York takes lead in state efforts to end ivory trade
A bill introduced into the New York State Legislature proposing a sweeping ban on the sale of ivory in New York State, Assembly bill A8824, has been welcomed by the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Surveys find that despite economic challenges Malagasy fishers support fishing regulations
This shows Malagasy fishers working on the shores of Antongil Bay, Madagascar. According to a recently published study by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral... Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and other groups have found that the fishing ... (more)
Environmental News Network
Microsoft Buys Madagascar Carbon Credits
Technology giant Microsoft has bought the first carbon credits generated under a rainforest conservation project in Madagascar, reports Wildlife Conservation Society , which organized and backed the initiative.
Ecology Global Network
Building a Better Fish Trap: WCS Reduces Fish Bycatch With Escape Gaps in African Fish Traps
New basket traps designed by WCS and Kenyan Marine and Fisheries Research Institute allow juvenile and non-target fish species to escape, reducing bycatch while increasing incomes.