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First Baby Gorillas Born at Bronx Zoo in Nearly a Decade
Two bouncing baby western lowland gorillas - members of a critically endangered species - were born over the past two months at the Bronx Zoo , officials said Thursday.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Zoos, Aquariums and Their Visitors Are Critical Advocates for Conservation
John Calvelli is executive vice president for public affairs at the Wildlife Conservation Society and director of the 96 Elephants campaign.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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Turtle Trouble: 20-year study finds large decrease in green turtle catch rates
Sea turtle populations have been exploited for hundreds of years, and even though conservation efforts have increased substantially in modern times, populations still suffer across the globe.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
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.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
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.