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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis: wildlife is also in the firing linethe start of the 1984 war for liberation from Sudan, South Sudan had a populati
South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis: wildlife is also in the firing line
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 hours ago
the start of the 1984 war for liberation from Sudan, South Sudan had a population of about 80,000 elephants. In 2011, the Wildlife Conservation Society and South Sudanese government estimated the country’s elephant population to be about 5,000... Read more
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Orange County Register
Bronx Zoo breeds first little penguin in its 120-year historyof the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to N
Bronx Zoo breeds first little penguin in its 120-year history
Orange County Register / Posted 13 hours ago
of the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to New York as part of a breeding program. The Wildlife Conservation Society says the Bronx Zoo in turn is supporting the Taronga Zoo’s little penguin conservation programs... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year historyof the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to N
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
of the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to New York as part of a breeding program. The Wildlife Conservation Society says the Bronx Zoo in turn is supporting the Taronga Zoo's little penguin conservation programs... Read more
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NBC New York
Bronx Zoo Breeds 1st Little Penguin in Its 120-Year Historyof the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to N
Bronx Zoo Breeds 1st Little Penguin in Its 120-Year History
NBC New York / Posted 16 hours ago
of the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to New York as part of a breeding program. The Wildlife Conservation Society says the Bronx Zoo in turn is supporting the Taronga Zoo's little penguin conservation programs... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year historyof the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to N
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 hours ago
of the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to New York as part of a breeding program. The Wildlife Conservation Society says the Bronx Zoo in turn is supporting the Taronga Zoo’s little penguin conservation programs... Read more
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CBS News
Bronx Zoo breeds a little penguin for first time in 120-year historyand was moved to New York as part of a breeding program. "Little penguin" is s
Bronx Zoo breeds a little penguin for first time in 120-year history
CBS News / Posted 17 hours ago
and was moved to New York as part of a breeding program. "Little penguin" is seen at the Bronx Zoo in New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society says the Bronx Zoo in turn is supporting the Taronga Zoo's little penguin conservation programs... Read more
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CTV News
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history In this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history
CTV News / Posted 17 hours ago
In this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "little penguin" chick is shown in its habitat at the Bronx Zoo in New York. (Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year historyIn this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "l
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history
Darien News-Review / Posted 18 hours ago
In this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "little penguin" chick is shown in its habitat at the Bronx Zoo in New York. Hatched on May 10, 2016, it is the first "little penguin" born at the zoo in the zoo's 120 year... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year historyof the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to N
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 18 hours ago
of the Bronx colony was hatched at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney and was moved to New York as part of a breeding program. The Wildlife Conservation Society says the Bronx Zoo in turn is supporting the Taronga Zoo's little penguin conservation programs... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year historyIn this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "l
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 18 hours ago
In this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "little penguin" chick is shown in its habitat at the Bronx Zoo in New York. Hatched on May 10, 2016, it is the first "little penguin" born at the zoo in the zoo's 120 year... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year historyIn this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "l
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 hours ago
In this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "little penguin" chick is shown in its habitat at the Bronx Zoo in New York. Hatched on May 10, 2016, it is the first "little penguin" born at the zoo in the zoo's 120 year... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year historyIn this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "l
Bronx Zoo breeds 1st little penguin in its 120-year history
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
In this July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a "little penguin" chick is shown in its habitat at the Bronx Zoo in New York. Hatched on May 10, 2016, it is the first "little penguin" born at the zoo in the zoo's 120 year... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Bronx Zoo breeds its first 'little penguin'NEW YORK (AP) - The Wildlife Conservation Society says the Bronx Zoo has bred a
Bronx Zoo breeds its first 'little penguin'
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 19 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The Wildlife Conservation Society says the Bronx Zoo has bred a "little penguin" for the first time in its 120-year history. The zoo is now exhibiting the chick , which can also be seen on its YouTube channel. It hatched on May... Read more
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PhysOrg
Conservation scientists call for global strategy to halt threatened animal extinctionsconservation action across the massive scales required," said Sarah Durant, co-
Conservation scientists call for global strategy to halt threatened animal extinctions
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
conservation action across the massive scales required," said Sarah Durant, co-author and a wildlife biologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Zoological Society of London. "This program has established a consensus across key... Read more
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New Kerala
A toll-free number helps villagers live with animals ( - newkerala.com #95837In doing so, Wild Seve -- run by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a non
A toll-free number helps villagers live with animals ( - newkerala.com #95837
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
In doing so, Wild Seve -- run by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a nonprofit that works with the government's forest departments in 284 villages in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu -- helps soothe the tension and violence evident between India's... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Wild service: A toll-free number helps villagers live with animalstook up to 15 days—if farmers bothered to apply at all—now takes as little as f
Wild service: A toll-free number helps villagers live with animals
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
took up to 15 days—if farmers bothered to apply at all—now takes as little as four days. In doing so, Wild Seve—run by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a nonprofit that works with the government’s forest departments in 284 villages in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Are India's tiger numbers inflated?Park for a long time. This technique came under a cloud when K Ullas Karanth,
Are India's tiger numbers inflated?
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
Park for a long time. This technique came under a cloud when K Ullas Karanth, now Director for Science in Asia, for Wildlife Conservation Society, Bengaluru who took some pug mark casts from captive tigers taken under varying environmental... Read more
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PhysOrg
Expanding development associated with declining deer recruitment across western Coloradodevelopment in Crystal River, Carbondale, Co. Credit: Ecoflight A new study fro
Expanding development associated with declining deer recruitment across western Colorado
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
development in Crystal River, Carbondale, Co. Credit: Ecoflight A new study from Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and Colorado State University (CSU) shows that dramatic increases in residential and energy... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Study: Houses, drilling take toll on deerare under strain in Colorado as development continues in rural areas, says a st
Study: Houses, drilling take toll on deer
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
are under strain in Colorado as development continues in rural areas, says a study by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Wildlife Conservation Society and Colorado State University. The study, which researchers said shows no causal link between... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Baby owls born at Queens ZooA trio of baby birds were recently born at the Queens Zoo. (Julie Larsen Maher/
Baby owls born at Queens Zoo
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 days ago
A trio of baby birds were recently born at the Queens Zoo. (Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society) FLUSHING, Queens — A trio of baby owls recently emerged from their burrow at the Queens Zoo and they are a hoot. The owlets were born in... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Renowned US biologist to deliver talk on climate changeor email her at biosar@sbc.org.my. Refreshments will be served after the talk,
Renowned US biologist to deliver talk on climate change
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 days ago
or email her at biosar@sbc.org.my. Refreshments will be served after the talk, which is jointly organised by the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre, Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus, and the Wildlife Conservation Soci... Read more
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The Star
Orang utan conservation paying dividendslegal framework and institutional structure and now Sarawak needed “more scient
Orang utan conservation paying dividends
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
legal framework and institutional structure and now Sarawak needed “more scientific knowledge and financial support”. Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia director Dr Melvin Gumal said IUCN’s classification was partly based on a 2011 paper... Read more
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PhysOrg
A wolverine's mysterious journeyproject, "that was it." He is known as M56, or Male 56, the label given to him
A wolverine's mysterious journey
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
project, "that was it." He is known as M56, or Male 56, the label given to him by Inman, who was working on behalf of the Wildlife Conservation Society at the time. At 32 pounds, M56 was one of the heavier males captured. He was believed to be... Read more
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iol.co.za
Saving wildlife in war zonesvital infrastructure. But during ongoing conflicts within sub-Saharan Africa an
Saving wildlife in war zones
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
vital infrastructure. But during ongoing conflicts within sub-Saharan Africa and Afghanistan, provision of resources by the Wildlife Conservation Society, USAID and the UN Environmental Programme enabled effective biodiversity conservation to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Breeding populations of white-naped cranes on decline in Eastern Mongolian strongholdA new study by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that breeding populatio
Breeding populations of white-naped cranes on decline in Eastern Mongolian stronghold
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
A new study by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that breeding populations of white-naped cranes have decreased by 60 percent in Ulz River basin -- an important stronghold for the species in Eastern Mongolia. Credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS A... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
'Pure' bison herd may be key to conservationand hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistentl
'Pure' bison herd may be key to conservation
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 21 days ago
and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical analysis. Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utah ‘pure’ bison herd may be key to conserving speciesthe national mammal of the United States, after President Obama signed the Nati
Utah ‘pure’ bison herd may be key to conserving species
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 21 days ago
the national mammal of the United States, after President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act into law. Credit: Wildlife Conservation Society By Dominique Debucquoy-Dodley HANKSVILLE, Utah (CNN) — Few things register as iconically... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving speciesTeddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hun
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving species
Local 10 Miami / Posted 21 days ago
Teddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical a... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving speciesTeddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hun
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving species
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 21 days ago
Teddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical a... Read more
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My EastText
'Pure' bison herd may be key to conservationand hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistentl
'Pure' bison herd may be key to conservation
My EastText / Posted 21 days ago
and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical analysis. Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving speciesTeddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hun
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving species
KECI Missoula / Posted 21 days ago
Teddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
'Pure' bison herd may be key to conservationand hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistentl
'Pure' bison herd may be key to conservation
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 21 days ago
and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical analysis. Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving speciesTeddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hun
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving species
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 21 days ago
Teddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical a... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
'Pure' bison herd may be key to conservationTeddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hun
'Pure' bison herd may be key to conservation
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 21 days ago
Teddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical a... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving speciesTeddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hun
Utah 'pure' bison herd may be key to conserving species
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 21 days ago
Teddy Roosevelt, the American Bison Society, legislators, the Bronx Zoo and hundreds of people across the country, the bison was slowly but consistently reintroduced into the wild, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society historical a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rare bactrian deer survives years of turmoil in Afghanistanelaphus bactrianus), had survived in the country. But recently, for the first t
Rare bactrian deer survives years of turmoil in Afghanistan
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
elaphus bactrianus), had survived in the country. But recently, for the first time since the 1970s, a survey team led by Wildlife Conservation Society ecologist Zulmai Moheb, with colleagues in Afghanistan, confirm that a small population exists.... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
North American bat monitoring program has started in BCdata before White Nose Syndrome reaches our province, if it hasn’t already” say
North American bat monitoring program has started in BC
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 26 days ago
data before White Nose Syndrome reaches our province, if it hasn’t already” says Dr. Cori Lausen, Bat Specialist with Wildlife Conservation Society Canada. “This annual monitoring will better allow us to understand the impact of this disease... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
High-tech buoy listens for singing whales Dr Mark Baumgartner with the whale bouy that eavesdrops on whale songs (Wildl
High-tech buoy listens for singing whales
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
Dr Mark Baumgartner with the whale bouy that eavesdrops on whale songs (Wildlife Conservation Society/ AP) Scientists have deployed a unique buoy 22 miles off the coast of New York's Fire Island to monitor... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whalesIn this Nov. 9, 2015 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Dr. M
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
In this Nov. 9, 2015 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Dr. Mark Baumgartner of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution stands next to a whale bouy, left, a high-tech acoustic device that will eavesdrop on the songs of the whales,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whalesIn this Nov. 9, 2015 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Dr. M
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales
Darien News-Review / Posted 29 days ago
In this Nov. 9, 2015 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Dr. Mark Baumgartner of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution stands next to a whale bouy, left, a high-tech acoustic device that will eavesdrop on the songs of the whales,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whalesIn this Sept. 28, 2014 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, two
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
In this Sept. 28, 2014 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, two humpback whales dive inside what is called the New York Bight, with the New York City skyline in the background. Scientists have deployed a high-tech acoustic buoy in the... Read more
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NBC New York
Slithery Intruder Causes Scare in Queensimports products from China; it's not clear if the snake was a stowaway or a Ne
Slithery Intruder Causes Scare in Queens
NBC New York / Posted 29 days ago
imports products from China; it's not clear if the snake was a stowaway or a New York native. According to the Wildlife Conservation Society, the reptile is a black rat snake, which is not venomous but will attack if threatened. Black... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whalesother whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The resea
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 29 days ago
other whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The research is a joint project by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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Salon.com
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whaleswhales. Data from the sounds of other whales will be analyzed when the buoy is
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
whales. Data from the sounds of other whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The research is a joint project by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachus... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for whales off NYwhales. Data from the sounds of other whales will be analyzed when the buoy is
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for whales off NY
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
whales. Data from the sounds of other whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The research is a joint project by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachus... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whalesother whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The resea
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 29 days ago
other whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The research is a joint project by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whalesother whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The resea
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 29 days ago
other whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The research is a joint project by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whalesother whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The resea
Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 29 days ago
other whales will be analyzed when the buoy is removed after a year. The research is a joint project by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists now listening for whales in New York waters with real-time acoustic buoyKris Newhall of EOM Offshore prepping the WCS buoy for deployment. Credit: Wild
Scientists now listening for whales in New York waters with real-time acoustic buoy
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
Kris Newhall of EOM Offshore prepping the WCS buoy for deployment. Credit: Wildlife Conservation Society Scientists working for WCS's (Wildlife Conservation Society) New York Aquarium and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) now have an... Read more
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