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How to protect an American wildlife legacy

A new paper shows that while science plays a critical role in informing conservation action, scientists must move beyond the realm of their expertise into less familiar areas like public relations, education, ...

dateJun 24, 2014 in Ecology
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Protecting and connecting the Flathead National Forest

A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) calls for completing the legacy of Wilderness lands on the Flathead National Forest in Montana. The report identifies important, secure habitats and ...

dateJun 23, 2014 in Ecology
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Great white shark numbers are surging, study says

A report that scientists are calling one of the most comprehensive studies of great white sharks finds their numbers are surging in the ocean off the Eastern U.S. and Canada after decades of decline.

dateJun 20, 2014 in Ecology
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Study: In wild yak society, moms are the real climbers

A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society says that in wild yak societies, it's the mothers that are the real climbers. The study found that mothers with young venture on steeper terrain and slightly ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Ecology
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New field guide for Africa's mammalian Eden

From the kipunji – a secretive primate species first discovered by WCS in 2003 to the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin, Tanzania is known for its staggering variety of large mammals including the largest diversity ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Ecology
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