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2010-08-19 08:34:01

Rising ocean temperatures in waters off the northwestern coast of Indonesia are killing off coral at one of the fastest rates ever recorded.

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2010-08-18 09:40:30

Tiny toads, extinct in the wild, now reside in propagation center in Dar es Salaam after being bred by Toledo Zoo and Bronx Zoo.

2010-08-18 05:00:00

18 prominent zoos and aquariums are leading the way EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading zoos and aquariums - from Copenhagen to Calgary - announce their participation in a global conservation movement.

2010-08-18 02:31:18

The Wildlife Conservation Society today released initial field observations that indicate that a dramatic rise in the surface temperature in Indonesian waters has resulted in a large-scale bleaching event that has devastated coral populations.

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2010-08-05 13:54:39

According to conservationists, Myanmar has created the world's biggest tiger sanctuary by more than tripling an area designated as a reserve for the endangered big cats.

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2010-07-08 14:45:00

In a fascinating example of vocal mimicry, researchers have documented a wild cat species imitating the call of its intended victim: a small, squirrel-sized monkey known as a pied tamarin.

2010-06-03 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Relentless in his lifelong devotion to the elephants' survival, Save the Elephants founder Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Ph.D., has been named the 2010 recipient of the Indianapolis Prize, the world's leading award for animal conservation.

2010-05-27 15:18:00

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past several years, health experts with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have caught, banded, and released thousands of wild birds around Southeast Asia in an effort to monitor bird populations for avian influenza viruses.

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2010-05-13 11:17:35

The Wildlife Conservation Society today announced findings from a study showing that closures and gear restrictions implemented in fishing areas can increase fishery revenue and net profits.

2010-05-07 13:55:24

The Wildlife Conservation Society announced the results of the first-ever evaluation of a large, "landscape-wide" conservation approach to protect globally important populations of elephants and great apes.


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