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Climate change may draw gray whale back to Atlantic

The effects of global warming are proving so severe that the gray whale, famous for its annual migrations along the Pacific Coast, could find its way back to the Atlantic Ocean, according to a new study co-authored by scientists ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Ecology
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WCS radio collars iconic South American mammal

Guanacos are back - and getting into trouble - says a team of scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) tracking these iconic hoofed mammals across a variety of landscapes on the Chilean side of the island of Tierra ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Ecology
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Silent extinctions on coral reefs

There is a ray of hope in the face of dire predictions about the future of coral reefs, with the prospect that species can shift their distribution ranges to survive climate change.

dateJun 25, 2015 in Environment
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Ten ways remote sensing can contribute to conservation

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 recently released study entitled ...

dateNov 17, 2014 in Ecology
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