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Scientists name new species of cetacean: The Australian humpback dolphin

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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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Toledo Blade

Zoo's Renee paints with purpose

Renee is no delicate artist. She slaps the paintbrush on the page, rocking the easel while making bold vertical strokes before handing the brush back to her assistant for a new color.

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Reuters

Bronx zoo shows off rare endangered goats

The Wildlife Conservation Society introduces herd of endangered flare-horned markhor to its Wild Asia exhibit at the Bronx Zoo.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Live Science

Even Zookeepers Have Their Favorites

Cindy Maur is a wild animal keeper at the Wildlife Conservation Society 's Bronx Zoo in New York City.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Science Daily

Safeguarding Belize's barrier reef with conservation drones

Seeking to gain a high-tech edge over illegal fishers, the Government of Belize will use "eyes in the sky" to enforce fishing regulations in the biodiverse Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and other reef systems in what is the first use of conservation drones to monitor marine protected areas.

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LiveScience

Only Zoo Keepers Get to Feed the Penguins

Nora Beirne, a senior keeper at the Wildlife Conservation Society , contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

National Geographic

Can Drones Fight Illegal "Pirate" Fishing?

Aquamarine waters and an abundance of marine life make Glover Reef off the coast of Belize a popular diving spot.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

EurekAlert!

Indus river dolphin's declining range

Removal of river water for irrigation and habitat fragmentation by irrigation dams were shown to be the principal factors contributing to the decline of the Indus river dolphin, according to a study published July 16, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Gill Braulik from the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of St. Andrews and ... (more)

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

RedOrbit

Belize's No-take Zones Help Rebuild Lobster,...

Image Caption: This image depicts fishermen processing conch in Belize's coastal waters.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

EurekAlert!

Belize's lobster, conch, and fish populations rebuild in no-take zones

This image depicts fishermen processing conch in Belize's coastal waters. A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals that no-take zones can help conch, lobster, and other economically... A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that no-take zones in Belize can not only help economically valuable species such as ... (more)

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