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Top ten bird species surviving thanks to zoos

The African penguin, the Chinese Blue-crowned laughing thrush and the Ecuador Amazon parrot are among species staving off extinction thanks to the help of zoos, according to a new report co-ordinated by a conservation biologist ...

dateAug 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Saving the unloved, one crowd at a time

A newly released study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) offers hope of conservation to the world's low-profile and more unloved members of the animal kingdom. The study, which appears in the international conservation ...

dateAug 11, 2015 in Ecology
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Finding the 'conservacion' in conservation genetics

A recently published special issue of the Journal of Heredity focuses on case studies of real-world applications of conservation genetics in Latin America, from nabbing parrot smugglers to exposing fraudulent fish sales.

dateAug 05, 2015 in Ecology
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