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Some bird species declining in Adirondack wetlands

Data collected from 2007 to 2011 on the boreal chickadee, olive-sided flycatcher and rusty blackbird "showed high extinction probabilities in Adirondack wetlands," according to a Wildlife Conservation Society researcher's findings, recently published in the journal Northeastern Naturalist.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

EurekAlert!

Declining catch rates in Caribbean green turtle fishery may be result of overfishing

A green turtle is being unloaded by fishers in Rio Grande Bar community. A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua's legal, artisanal green sea turtle fishery by the Wildlife Conservation Society and... A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua's legal, artisanal green sea turtle fishery has uncovered a stark reality: greatly reduced overall catch rates of turtles ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

RedOrbit

Wildlife Conservation Society Study Shows...

Image Caption: Gray jays are one of the boreal species of the Adirondacks looked at in a newly published study.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS Local

Run For The Wild In Bronx Zoo Aims To Save Elephants From Poaching

John Calvelli, executive vice president of public affairs for the Wildlife Conservation Society, called the run a "quintessential New York" experience, running through the world-famous zoo in the morning before it opens its gates to the public.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

EurekAlert!

Iconic boreal bird species declining in the Adirondacks, study says

A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society finds that several iconic Adirondack birds are in trouble, with declines driven by the size of their wetland habitats, how connected these wetlands are to one another, and how near they are to human infrastructure.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

LiveScience

How Two Women Brought a Sea Change to Conservation

Madeleine Thompson is archivist for the Wildlife Conservation Society .This article is the fourth and final blog in a series celebrating the contributions of women to the practice of conservation.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Animatronic Dinosaurs Exhibit Turns Bronx Zoo Into Land Before Time

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed will open at the zoo on April 12. The narrated ride will feature more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs that move, snarl and roar, spread across two acres, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium Opens Registration...

Children will have opportunities to get up close with some of the aquarium's animals.

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