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2014/11/22 08:38
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Leopards in human areas are not always "stray" or "conflict" animals but residents with strategies to thrive in human dominated areas, says the first GPS-based study of leopards in India. The study,...
2014/11/22 08:38
2014/11/22 08:38
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2014/11/21 20:38
2014/11/21 20:38
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Over the eons, leopards have built up a reputation as speedy, stealthy and surprisingly strong predators. Yet today, thanks to GPS technology, a new study suggests that the big cats might actually...
2014/11/21 18:38
2014/11/21 18:38
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Wireless consumers with a charitable conscience now have a wireless service built just for them. The new prepaid service GIV Mobile launches Wednesday. The service, which basically resells T-Mobile...
2014/11/21 18:31
2014/11/21 18:31
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Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society and other partners in India are using high-tech solutions to zero in on individual tigers in conflict and relocate them out of harm’s way for the...
2014/11/20 18:39
2014/11/20 18:39
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Participation of non-scientists as volunteers in conservation can play a significant role in saving wildlife, finds a new scientific research led by Duke University, USA, in collaboration with...
2014/11/20 07:24
2014/11/20 07:24
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Warring factions in South Sudan have slaughtered, poached and eaten "alarming" numbers of endangered wildlife, devastating one of Africa's largest migrations, conservationists warned...
2014/11/19 17:31
2014/11/19 17:31
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Scientists from the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), NASA, and other organizations have partnered to focus global attention on the contribution of satellites to biodiversity conservation in a...
2014/11/18 20:58
2014/11/18 20:58
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Kathryn Heintz, appointed last month as New York City Audubon's executive director, grew up in Maryland, where she kept a pair of binoculars and a copy of A Field Guide to the Birds by her...
2014/11/18 12:39
2014/11/18 12:39
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For the first time, scientists working in the waters of Patagonia are using satellite tags to remotely track southern right whales from their breeding/calving grounds in the sheltered bays of...
2014/11/18 12:39
2014/11/18 12:39
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Protected area managers need unbiased, current and geographically local information to effectively manage their protected areas. Conservation International (CI) and the Tropical Ecology Assessment and...
2014/11/16 18:58
2014/11/16 18:58
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Constructed on the site of the 1964 New York World's Fair and opened in 1968, the zoo is the newest of the Wildlife Conservation Society zoos in New York City. The zoo is part of an integrated system...
2014/11/15 06:48
2014/11/15 06:48
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The massive ungulates were extirpated from the region in the 1800s largely due to unregulated hunting. People began spotting them again in the 1990s, but the truth is, no one knows how many are...
2014/11/14 19:42
2014/11/14 19:42
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The international effort for answers includes members from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the Aqualie Institute of Brazil, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and...
2014/11/14 12:39
2014/11/14 12:39
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Today, the Conservation International (CI) Policy Center for Environment and Peace released five case study summaries that show that protected areas, through transparent and open agreements, can help...
2014/11/13 17:38
2014/11/13 17:38
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SYDNEY—The central African nation of Gabon this week declared almost a quarter of its territorial sea off-limits to commercial fishing, creating a first-of-its-kind network of marine protected areas...
2014/11/13 09:39
2014/11/13 09:39
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Vast areas of land and sea have become environmental sanctuaries in recent years but the world is not funding them adequately, the United Nations warned Thursday. The United Nations Environment...
2014/11/13 08:10
2014/11/13 08:10
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The last bison from a quarantine feasibility study launched nearly a decade ago finally moved to new pastures this week, bringing to a close one of the lengthier chapters in Montana’s ongoing bison...
2014/11/11 23:42
2014/11/11 23:42
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While CDV has recently been shown to lead to the deaths of individual tigers, its long-term impacts on tiger populations had never before been studied. The authors evaluated these impacts on the Amur...
2014/11/11 12:00
2014/11/11 12:00
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The world can dramatically improve the rate at which it rescues imperilled species if it starts choosing the land set aside as protected areas more wisely, international scientists say. New research...
2014/11/10 21:42
2014/11/10 21:42
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... about the environment, and particularly fisheries, abound with bad news, but here, we see a glimmer of hope," says lead author Professor Joshua Cinner, from the ARC Centre of Excellence for...
2014/11/22 08:38
2014/11/22 08:38
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