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Epicenter of Biodiversity Gets Visitor Center
The new MaMaBay Environmental Campus, inaugurated on Friday November 22, 2013 by Madagascar's Prime Minister Jean Omer Beriziky will help implement conservation programs in the epicenter of Madagascar biodiversity.
Wall Street Journal
Astor's Last Gifts
More than six years after the death of philanthropist and socialite Brooke Astor, a first round of charitable donations has been made from a fund created with the assets from her estate, representing some of the last New York philanthropic gifts to be made in her name.
New York Daily News
Two miniature zebus join Prospect Park Zoo
Moo-ve over and make way for the two newest bovine additions to the Prospect Park Zoo! Two miniature zebus arrived at the famed Brooklyn zoo on Wednesday, adding to the Wildlife Conservation Society-run's wide menagerie of creatures.
Very Rare Amur Leopard Breeding in China, Video Trap Finds
Camera traps in the Wangqing Nature Reserve in northeast China recorded footage of a female Amur leopard with two cubs, marking the first record of breeding by this critically endangered cat in China, the Wildlife Conservation Society confirmed today.
Thanksgiving Day Marks the 100-Year Anniversary of Historic Transfer of Endangered Bison
This Thanksgiving, the Wildlife Conservation Society and Wind Cave National Park are marking the 100-year anniversary of one of the great milestones in the modern conservation movement: the transfer and restocking of 14 bison from the Bronx Zoo in New York City to WCNP in South Dakota.
Wildlife Conservation Society dives into annual holiday toy drive at NY Aquarium
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the Alliance for Coney Island have joined with The New York Aquarium and Prospect Park Zoo have launched the annual holiday toy drive in order to bring some joy to local families in need, including those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
The human health costs of losing natural systems: Quantifying Earth's worth to public health
On the island of Madagascar, a team of researchers from University of California, Berkeley, Harvard School of Public Health, and the Wildlife Conservation Society has found that the loss of... A new paper from members of the HEAL consortium delineates a new branch of environmental health that focuses on the public health risks of human-caused ... (more)
The Big Fish That Got Away...
It's not every day that fishermen catch the world's largest fish species in their nets, but this is what recently happened in Indonesia's Karimunjawa National Park, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Seneca Park Zoo hosts Upstate Zoo Conference
Monroe County's Seneca Park Zoo hosted zoo professionals from more than 10 institutions Tuesday for the Upstate Zoo Conference.