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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...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

Building on its strong history in conservation, and central role in conservation medicine, EcoHealth Alliance defines the intersection between local wildlife conservation and global health research. NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wildlife Trust, a non-profit international conservation organization dedicated to protecting wildlife and safeguarding human and animal health, today announced that the organization will be re-branded with a new name and tagline: EcoHealth...

2010-07-22 10:28:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Animals in need and endangered species around the world will benefit from more than $1 million in grants awarded by the non-profit SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. Since its creation seven years ago, the Fund has granted more than $7 million to protect wildlife and wild places. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/seaworld/45295/ (Photo:...

2010-07-12 15:23:00

Wildlife Trust Scientist Employs Advanced Genetic Sequencing to Uncover New Pathogen NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wildlife Trust, the global conservation health organization, announced the discovery of a previously unknown pathogen that may offer insight into the origins of the Hepatitis C virus. The virus, tentatively named GBV-D, is related to a group of GB viruses, previously only known to occur in monkeys and humans. Dr. Jonathan Epstein, Associate Vice President of...

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2010-01-12 09:11:34

One year in to a project to save one of the UK's top sites for pondlife, amazing new species are being revealed for the first time. Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London working with Dorset Wildlife Trust have discovered an astonishing variety of minute aquatic organisms, so small as to be invisible to the naked eye. East Stoke Fen nature reserve is coming under the microscope of scientists from Queen Marys' School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, based at the Freshwater...

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2009-07-23 12:42:47

On Thursday, Bangladeshi conservationists said that the discovery of a rare leopard captured by villagers in the southeast part of the county renewed hopes for the survival of the critically endangered species. Chief executive of Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh, professor Anwarul Islam, said that the thee-month old clouded leopard cub was released back into the wild. He said that for the past three weeks, villagers in the remote Chittagong Hill Tracts region, which borders Myanmar and Mizoram...

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2009-05-03 12:30:14

Study outlines potential risks to native species and human health Wildlife imports into the United States are fragmented and insufficiently coordinated, failing to accurately list more than four in five species entering the country. So reports a team of scientists from the Wildlife Trust, Brown University, Pacific Lutheran University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Global Invasive Species Program. A paper on their findings is published in this week's issue of the...

2009-05-01 08:57:56

 Wildlife imports into the United States are fragmented and insufficiently coordinated, failing to accurately list more than four in five species entering the country, a team of scientists has found. The effect, the scientists write in a paper in this week's issue of Science, is that a range of diseases is introduced into the United States, potentially decimating species, devastating ecosystems and threatening food supply chains and human health.The research by Brown University, Wildlife...

2008-10-10 18:00:17

By GRAHAM YOUNG IT'S easy to think of the Midlands as a wholly built-up area - but nothing could be further from the truth. Luckily, the amount of greenery in the region is astonishing both for its quality as well as its variety. Driving down the A45 towards Coventry, for example, it's hard to imagine that you are about to enter a wildlife paradise. But, that's exactly what happens if you cross the Toll Bar Island (the Coventry Airport junction) and then take a badly-signposted...

2008-09-12 12:00:18

By LINDA McKEE ENVIRONMENT Minister Sammy Wilson is backing a bid to recruit 50,000 people in Northern Ireland to help wildlife and wild places this year. The minister joined forces with the Ulster Wildlife Trust at a special reception at Stormont yesterday to launch its Year of Action which marks the charity's 30th anniversary. UWT is hoping to persuade at least 50,000 people, businesses and landowners to do one thing this year for local wildlife and wild places. "It is important to...


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