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Image 1 - Veterinarians Collaborate To Solve Mysterious Wild Tiger Deaths
2011-10-01 07:24:50

Health experts from Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, Primorskaya State Agricultural Academy, and Moscow Zoo uncover how distemper may be affecting Siberian tigers.

New Study Uncovers Predictable Sequence Toward Coral Reef Collapse
2011-09-29 04:06:48

Research identifies 8 factors that can alert managers to the threat of overfishing in otherwise healthy-looking reefs.

2011-09-01 12:33:42

The Wildlife Conservation Society applauds the government of Santa Fe Province for taking steps to reduce the amount of lead ammunition used in hunting of waterfowl, the first such action of its kind in Argentina.

Rare Siamese Crocodiles Hatched In Lao PDR
2011-08-31 10:09:31

New program focuses on saving critically endangered reptile and its wetland habitat.

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2011-08-15 06:55:48

Wildlife Conservation Society leads global assessment showing where climate stresses on reef systems will be and places to focus management.

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2011-08-03 11:05:00

Researchers studying the African Crested Rat have found that it uses an ingenious tool to ward off predators.

2011-07-28 01:15:39

A paper by noted WCS conservationist Elizabeth Bennett says that an immense, increasingly sophisticated illegal trade in wildlife parts conducted by organized crime, coupled with antiquated enforcement methods, are decimating the world's most beloved species including rhinos, tigers, and elephants on a scale never before seen.

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2011-07-25 10:50:51

A genetic study of the world's largest sheep species has revealed that the big-horned animals travel extensively across the mountainous borders of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and China.

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2011-07-19 09:35:00

Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo and other members of the Blue Iguana Recovery Program close to saving reptile on Grand Cayman.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.