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2009-08-18 15:20:00

The results of a Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) study that rapidly measures stream habitat have been adopted by a government agency working with private landowners to restore waterways throughout the U.S.

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2009-07-30 12:40:00

Scientists have discovered a songbird with a bald head - the first of a new species of songbirds in Asia.

2009-07-14 12:57:25

The Wildlife Conservation Society says a new subspecies of monkey has been discovered in a remote region of the Amazon in Brazil. The organization said the monkey is related to saddleback tamarins, which include several species of monkeys known for their distinctively marked backs.

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2009-07-14 11:30:00

The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today that critically endangered alligators in China have a new chance for survival.

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2009-07-07 15:05:00

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the discovery of a new monkey in a remote region of the Amazon in Brazil.

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2009-06-24 10:05:00

While cancer touches the lives of many humans, it is also a major threat to wild animal populations as well, according to a recent study by the Wildlife Conservation Society

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2009-06-18 14:31:07

New study shows that fecal DNA sampling provides extremely accurate estimates of tiger populations.

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2009-06-17 16:20:00

Banning or restricting the use of certain types of fishing gear could help the world's coral reefs and their fish populations survive the onslaughts of climate change according to a study.

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2009-05-08 14:37:51

Researchers in the forests of central Africa have observed methods used by mother gorillas to keep their families in line.

2009-04-23 17:45:00

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of International Earth Day, the Director General of Afghanistan's National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) declared Band-e-Amir as Afghanistan's first national park.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.