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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.

2009-04-23 16:39:18

The Afghanistan National Environmental Protection Agency says it has established that country's first internationally recognized national park. The United States Agency for International Development provided key funding for the park's creation, while the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York conducted preliminary wildlife surveys and helped identify and delineate the park's boundaries. Known as Band-e-Amir, the park will protect one of Afghanistan's best-known natural areas -- a series of...


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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