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Even Zookeepers Have Their Favorites
Cindy Maur is a wild animal keeper at the Wildlife Conservation Society 's Bronx Zoo in New York City.
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.
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 .
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.
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)
Belize's No-take Zones Help Rebuild Lobster,...
Image Caption: This image depicts fishermen processing conch in Belize's coastal waters.
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)
Second Harbor Seal in 15 Years Born at New York Aquarium
The still-unnamed pup, which has a rounded body and spotted coat, weighed 22 pounds when it was birthed at the Coney Island aquarium on May 27, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Footlong Lobster Rolls Near the Bronx Zoo: A Trip to City Island
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