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Friday Aug 29 | CBC News

'Unborn' baby turtles talk to each other before hatching

When it comes to speaking their first "words," baby Giant South American river turtles are astonishingly precocious, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, Charitable Organizations

Thu Aug 28, 2014

EurekAlert!

Study finds marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology

A school of common bluestripe snappers in the waters off Kenya. A new study conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations reports that further expansion of marine protected... A new study reports that an expansion of marine protected areas is needed to protect fish species that perform key ecological functions.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Charitable Organizations

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Brooklyn Inc

"Mommy, I Want to See the Sharks!"

Sabina Espinosa, the eight-year-old daughter of Santiago Espinosa of Long Island, says that touching a "sea star" was her favorite activity at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Coney Island, NY, Queens, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Brooklyn, NY, Charitable Organizations

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

DNA tests to start on zoo's bison

Across developed Kansas, with its roads and communities, homes and farms, it's hard to imagine that millions of bison once roamed freely across these plains.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US National Parks, Charitable Organizations

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

Cute Alert! Snow Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut At Bronx Zoo

The male cubs were born on May 6 and are now on exhibit with their mother in the Himalayan Highlands, the Wildlife Conservation Society said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newswise

Study: World's Primary Forests on the Brink

August 18, 2014: An international team of conservationist scientists and practitioners has published new research showing the precarious state of the world's primary forests.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Australia, Oceania, World News, Ecology, Charitable Organizations, National University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

EurekAlert!

Scientists study 'talking' turtles in Brazilian Amazon

Authors find that Giant South American river turtles have a repertoire of vocalizations for different behavioral situations, including caring for young Turtles are well known for their longevity and protective shells, but it turns out these reptiles use sound to stick together and care for young, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, Charitable Organizations

New York Daily News

City's biggest tortoises go on display at Bronx Zoo

Two titanic tortoises, the biggest in the city, with one topping the scales at 600 pounds, have gone on display at the Bronx Zoo.

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Dear Kitty

Ravens and hawks in the USA, new study

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society , US Geological Survey and Idaho State University has revealed how man-made structures affect the nesting of a variety of avian predators.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Idaho State University

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Newkerala.com

Close Ivory markets to save African elephants

A new study has revealed that the ivory markets must be closed in order to save the African elephants from being demised for illegal uses.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

EurekAlert!

Peer-reviewed paper says all ivory markets must close

The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

RedOrbit

Dolphin Group Study Produces Taxonomic Clarity...

Image Caption: Scientists examining a taxonomically confused group of marine mammals have officially named a species new to science: the Australian humpback dolphin.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Genetics, Medicine

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