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2012-06-28 06:24:13

NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a Statement by Dr. Peter Daszak, President, EcoHealth Alliance: EcoHealth Alliance, an organization with a long history of ground-breaking work on species declines by our disease discovery experts, welcomes the publication of two new papers on the critical issue of honey bee colony declines, focusing on the role of the parasitic mite Varroa destructor. The mite was introduced in South America in the late 1970s, across Europe...

2012-06-06 10:21:22

New York and Washington, DC Events Highlight Research Methodology on Amphibian Declines Implemented to Study Honey Bees NEW YORK, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on local conservation and global health issues, announced this week at New York City and Washington, DC events the expansion of its programs to include the study of honey bee health. Leveraging the organization's independent scientific expertise, EcoHealth...

2012-05-16 22:49:36

Response efforts to outbreaks of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Africa can benefit from a standardized sampling strategy that focuses on the carcasses of gorillas, chimpanzees and other species known to succumb to the virus, according to a consortium of wildlife health experts. In a recently published study of 14 previous human Ebola outbreaks and the responses of wildlife teams collecting animal samples, the authors of the new study conclude that most efforts to collect samples from live...

2012-03-13 07:00:00

Snap A Photo, Add An Animal, Share With Friends And Learn The Facts About Exotic Pets NEW YORK, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on local conservation and global health issues, announced the release of a fun and informative iPhone app that complements the organization's PetWatch program (www.PetWatch.net). The free app is available now and can be downloaded from Apple's iTunes application and can be used on...

2012-01-11 10:50:03

An article released January 10 in PLoS ONE entitled, Zoonotic Viruses Associated with Illegally Imported Wildlife Products, from a collaborative study led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), identified evidence of retroviruses and herpesviruses in illegally imported wildlife products confiscated at several U.S. international airports, including John F. Kennedy International Airport, George Bush Intercontinental-Houston and Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International....

2012-01-10 16:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article released today in PLoS ONE entitled, Zoonotic Viruses Associated with Illegally Imported Wildlife Products, from a collaborative study led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), identified evidence of retroviruses and herpesviruses in illegally imported wildlife products confiscated at several U.S. international airports, including John F. Kennedy International Airport, George Bush Intercontinental-Houston...

2011-12-14 09:00:00

Survey Respondents Lack Knowledge of How and Why Outbreaks Occur NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EcoHealth Alliance, a U.S. science-based nonprofit organization, announced the results of a just released survey that polled Americans' knowledge surrounding global disease outbreaks. Results showed that more than two in three Americans (68%) worry about global disease outbreaks. When polled about how and why the next big outbreak will happen and what causes them,...

2011-10-29 07:00:00

iMarc, LLC is pleased to announce the W3 has honored the EcoHealth Alliance and Petwatch Mobile websites with Silver W3 Awards. Newburyport, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 iMarc, LLC is pleased to announce the W3 has honored the EcoHealth Alliance and Petwatch Mobile websites with Silver W3 Awards. The W3 Awards are sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. Receiving over 3,000 entries, the W3 Awards honors outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, Web Video, and Mobile...

2010-11-15 06:45:00

Getting a bird's eye view of North Atlantic right whales in a bid to save them from extinction; Charleston, S.C. survey flights from November 15, 2010 through April 15, 2011; St. Simon's Island, Ga. Survey flights from December 31, 2010 through March 31, 2011 NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EcoHealth Alliance (formerly Wildlife Trust), is gearing up for the organization's annual aerial surveys for the protection of endangered North Atlantic right whales. For the fourth...

2010-11-09 06:00:00

A first-of-its-kind red list of globally threatened ecosystems has the potential to complement the policy successes of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, according to a recent article led by EcoHealth Alliance's Jon Paul Rodriguez NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent article by a group of 21 scientists led by Jon Paul Rodriguez, a local conservation partner of EcoHealth Alliance, formerly known as Wildlife Trust, sheds light on the urgent need for...