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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 an hour 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 3 hours 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 5 hours 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 5 hours 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 7 hours 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 8 hours 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 8 hours 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 8 hours 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 9 hours 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 9 hours 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 9 hours 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 13 hours 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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AllAfrica.com
Elephant Electrocuted in Queen Elizabeth National Parkis estimated to be between 40,000-50,000 herd. The number of elephants that in
Elephant Electrocuted in Queen Elizabeth National Park
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
is estimated to be between 40,000-50,000 herd. The number of elephants that increased in Uganda due to the creation of UWA which enforced conservation and tackled poaching according to a June 2014 report by the Wildlife Conservat... Read more
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PhysOrg
Most biodiverse countries spending the least on conservation, study findsare also spending the least on a per-person basis to protect these natural asse
Most biodiverse countries spending the least on conservation, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
are also spending the least on a per-person basis to protect these natural assets, according to scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the University of Queensland. The authors also noted that spending appears to be... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Jamaica Bay wetland islands may be 200 years oldNEW YORK (AP) - A Wildlife Conservation Society expert says the wetland islands
Jamaica Bay wetland islands may be 200 years old
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A Wildlife Conservation Society expert says the wetland islands in New York's Jamaica Bay may be 200 to 230 years old - much younger than originally thought. Senior conservation ecologist Eric Sanderson reached his conclusion by... Read more
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11 News Houston
Cincy zoo director: We're moving forward from Harambe's deathour efforts in gorilla conservation in Africa. For 15 years we have partnered w
Cincy zoo director: We're moving forward from Harambe's death
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
our efforts in gorilla conservation in Africa. For 15 years we have partnered with Congolese conservationists and the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect gorillas in Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo. The ongoing Mbeli... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Cincy zoo director: We're moving forward from Harambe's deathour efforts in gorilla conservation in Africa. For 15 years we have partnered w
Cincy zoo director: We're moving forward from Harambe's death
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 days ago
our efforts in gorilla conservation in Africa. For 15 years we have partnered with Congolese conservationists and the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect gorillas in Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo. The ongoing Mbeli... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Cincy zoo director: We're moving forward from Harambe's deathour efforts in gorilla conservation in Africa. For 15 years we have partnered w
Cincy zoo director: We're moving forward from Harambe's death
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 days ago
our efforts in gorilla conservation in Africa. For 15 years we have partnered with Congolese conservationists and the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect gorillas in Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo. The ongoing Mbeli... Read more
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USA Today
Cincy zoo director: We're moving forward from Harambe's deathour efforts in gorilla conservation in Africa. For 15 years we have partnered w
Cincy zoo director: We're moving forward from Harambe's death
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
our efforts in gorilla conservation in Africa. For 15 years we have partnered with Congolese conservationists and the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect gorillas in Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo. The ongoing Mbeli... Read more
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The Scientist
Identifying Resilient Reefsapproaches from human health and development to conservation,” Emily Darling, a
Identifying Resilient Reefs
The Scientist / Posted 12 days ago
approaches from human health and development to conservation,” Emily Darling, a marine conservation scientist at the Wildlife Conservation Society, an environmental group in New York, told Nature. “Identifying what conditions create bright... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fishing gaps called malnutrition threatthird dimension: human health and well-being." The Planetary Health Alliance l
Fishing gaps called malnutrition threat
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
third dimension: human health and well-being." The Planetary Health Alliance launched in January, in partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society and with support from the Rockefeller Foundation. The study was conducted under the joint... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch this tiger miss his chance of catching a monkey in tense standoffmore-intensive studies at some reserves in India do show significant local incr
Watch this tiger miss his chance of catching a monkey in tense standoff
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
more-intensive studies at some reserves in India do show significant local increases, according to K. Ullas Karanth, science director for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Asia. But a true rebound over wider regi... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
How the buffalo became national mammalthe bill enjoyed the support of a wide array of ranchers, environmentalists, zo
How the buffalo became national mammal
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 19 days ago
the bill enjoyed the support of a wide array of ranchers, environmentalists, zoos, outdoorsmen and Native Americans. As the Wildlife Conservation Society put it, the animal “is an icon that represents the highest ideals of America.” The story of... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Facing the stormthe bill enjoyed the support of a wide array of ranchers, environmentalists, zo
Facing the storm
Missoula Independent / Posted 19 days ago
the bill enjoyed the support of a wide array of ranchers, environmentalists, zoos, outdoorsmen and Native Americans. As the Wildlife Conservation Society put it, the animal "is an icon that represents the highest ideals of America." The story of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fishing prohibitions produce more sharks along with problems for fishing communitiesThis is a grey reef shark. Scientists working for Murdoch University, the Wildl
Fishing prohibitions produce more sharks along with problems for fishing communities
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
This is a grey reef shark. Scientists working for Murdoch University, the Wildlife Conservation Society, The Nature Conservancy, and other groups have found that fishing closures established in Indonesia's shark sanctuary are good for sharks and... Read more
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Wired News
Save the Galapagos With GMO Rats. What Could Go Wrong?modified organisms, but will they embrace them for conservation?A New Natural
Save the Galapagos With GMO Rats. What Could Go Wrong?
Wired News / Posted 20 days ago
modified organisms, but will they embrace them for conservation?A New Natural Kent Redford, former director of the Wildlife Conservation Society Institute, has questioned the working definition of “natural,” and in 2013 he wrote about the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Cincinnati Zoo reopens Gorilla WorldZoo will “redouble our efforts” with primates in the Republic of Congo, where i
Cincinnati Zoo reopens Gorilla World
The Toledo Blade / Posted 20 days ago
Zoo will “redouble our efforts” with primates in the Republic of Congo, where it has worked 15 years with the nonprofit Wildlife Conservation Society and others, Mr. Maynard said. Its plans include sending its curator of primates, Ron Evans,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Guatemalan drug lords burning down forests to land planesinterior ministry. - Backup from Mexico - There is no easy fix for the proble
Guatemalan drug lords burning down forests to land planes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
interior ministry. - Backup from Mexico - There is no easy fix for the problem, said environmentalist Luis Romero of the Wildlife Conservation Society. "We are fighting it. We are pressing charges with the authorities and opening investigations.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dynamite Fishing Ravaging Marine Mammalsat a national scale. According to the Fishing with explosives in Tanzania repo
Dynamite Fishing Ravaging Marine Mammals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
at a national scale. According to the Fishing with explosives in Tanzania report published in November 2015 by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), in March and April 2015, a large-scale vessel-based survey to evaluate the whales and... Read more
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National Geographic
Investigation Leads to Rescue of Whale Sharkswhy no one has been arrested yet. The investigation by the Indonesian Ministry
Investigation Leads to Rescue of Whale Sharks
National Geographic / Posted 23 days ago
why no one has been arrested yet. The investigation by the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries and the Wildlife Conservation Society found that the facility where the sharks were found is managed by a company called PT. Air Biru... Read more
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New York Post
City zoos ‘trained to use deadly force’ in case of emergencies[by helicopter or ambulance] to Jacobi Medical Center in The Bronx.” He said t
City zoos ‘trained to use deadly force’ in case of emergencies
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
[by helicopter or ambulance] to Jacobi Medical Center in The Bronx.” He said they estimated it taking 25 minutes by ambulance. The Wildlife Conservation Society, which runs the Bronx, Queens, Central Park and Prospect Park zoos, declined to comme... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Bans Nearly All Sales of Ivory From Africa As Kerry Heads to ChinaUS is boldly saying to ivory poachers: You are officially out of business," dec
U.S. Bans Nearly All Sales of Ivory From Africa As Kerry Heads to China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
US is boldly saying to ivory poachers: You are officially out of business," declared Cristian Samper, president of the Wildlife Conservation Society. The US initiative comes six weeks after Kenya won international praise for publicly burning... Read more
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The Columbian
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas“a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure,” Thomas B
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
“a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure,” Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. Researchers today, Breuer said,... Read more
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Calcutta News
23,716 industrial projects replace forests over 30 yearsconflicts across India. Leopards attacked 550 people in Uttarakhand, killing 1
23,716 industrial projects replace forests over 30 years
Calcutta News / Posted 25 days ago
conflicts across India. Leopards attacked 550 people in Uttarakhand, killing 198, between 2001 to 2010, according to Wildlife Conservation Society data. Uttarakhand houses the highest number of projects on forest land (4,330), followed by... Read more
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The Financial Express
23,716 industrial projects replace forests over 30 yearsconflicts across India. Leopards attacked 550 people in Uttarakhand, killing 1
23,716 industrial projects replace forests over 30 years
The Financial Express / Posted 25 days ago
conflicts across India. Leopards attacked 550 people in Uttarakhand, killing 198, between 2001 to 2010, according to Wildlife Conservation Society data. Uttarakhand houses the highest number of projects on forest land (4,330), followed by... Read more
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New Kerala
23,716 industrial projects replace forests over 30 years ( - newkerala.com #71988conflicts across India. Leopards attacked 550 people in Uttarakhand, killing 1
23,716 industrial projects replace forests over 30 years ( - newkerala.com #71988
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
conflicts across India. Leopards attacked 550 people in Uttarakhand, killing 198, between 2001 to 2010, according to Wildlife Conservation Society data. Uttarakhand houses the highest number of projects on forest land (4,330), followed by... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New U.S. rule bans African ivory salesnew rule. "This U.S. ban should be the catalyst for China's own ban, be the mo
New U.S. rule bans African ivory sales
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
new rule. "This U.S. ban should be the catalyst for China's own ban, be the model for nations in Asia and Africa, and finally break down the world's trade in ivory," said Cristian Samper of the Wildlife Conservation Society. A Section on 06/03/... Read more
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CBS News
Tourists get close, but not too close, to gorillas in Africa"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas B
Tourists get close, but not too close, to gorillas in Africa
CBS News / Posted 25 days ago
"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. Researchers today, Breuer said,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
US announces near-total ban on African elephant ivory tradeare slaughtered each year on the African continent from an approximate populati
US announces near-total ban on African elephant ivory trade
The Borneo Post / Posted 25 days ago
are slaughtered each year on the African continent from an approximate population of more than 450,000 in the wild. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) hailed the US move to protect the species as historic. “The USA is boldly saying to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US announces near-total ban on African elephant ivory tradeare slaughtered each year on the African continent from an approximate populati
US announces near-total ban on African elephant ivory trade
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
are slaughtered each year on the African continent from an approximate population of more than 450,000 in the wild. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) hailed the US move to protect the species as historic. “The USA is boldly saying to... Read more
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TribLIVE
United States adopts near-total ban on African ivory salesthe model for nations in Asia and Africa, and finally break down the world's tr
United States adopts near-total ban on African ivory sales
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
the model for nations in Asia and Africa, and finally break down the world's trade in ivory,” said Cristian Samper of the Wildlife Conservation Society. Show commenting policy TribLive commenting policy You are solely responsible for your... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas B
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas
The Oklahoman / Posted 26 days ago
"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. Researchers today, Breuer said,... Read more
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Salon.com
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas“a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure,” Thomas B
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
“a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure,” Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. Researchers today, Breuer said,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas B
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. In Rwanda, guides who lead tourists... Read more
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ABC News
Tourists in Africa Get Close, but Not Too Close, to Gorillas"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas B
Tourists in Africa Get Close, but Not Too Close, to Gorillas
ABC News / Posted 26 days ago
"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. Researchers today, Breuer said,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas B
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas
Hawaii News Now / Posted 26 days ago
"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. Researchers today, Breuer said,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas B
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 26 days ago
"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. Researchers today, Breuer said,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US announces near-total ban on trade of African elephant ivorywhich are crucial to ensuring our grandchildren and their children know these i
US announces near-total ban on trade of African elephant ivory
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 26 days ago
which are crucial to ensuring our grandchildren and their children know these iconic species," Jewell said. The Wildlife Conservation Society welcomed the ban, calling it historic and groundbreaking. "The USA is shutting down the bloody... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas B
Tourists in Africa get close, but not too close, to gorillas
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 26 days ago
"a certain kind of feeling that they are not under too much pressure," Thomas Breuer, a researcher with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said in a telephone interview from the Republic of Congo. In Rwanda, guides who lead tourists... Read more
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