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Fisher decline documented in California

The Hoopa Valley Tribe, in cooperation with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of Massachusetts, reported a 73-percent decline in the density of fishers—a house-cat sized member of the ...

dateJul 05, 2011 in Ecology
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Wildlife surviving conflict in Afghanistan

A new survey conducted by WCS scientists, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), reveals that large mammals, including Asiatic black bears, gray wolves, markhor goats, and leopard ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Ecology
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Modern fish communities live fast and die young

Fish communities in the 21st Century live fast and die young. That's the main finding of a recent study by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society who compared fish recently caught in coastal Kenya ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Ecology
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Africa's sea turtles need passports for protection

Satellite tracking of olive ridley sea turtles off the coast of Central Africa has revealed that existing protected areas may be inadequate to safeguard turtles from fishing nets, according to scientists with ...

dateMay 12, 2011 in Ecology
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Smallest turtle in the land becomes more scarce

The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo veterinarians, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Ecology
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Grazing as a conservation tool

Rotational grazing of cattle in native pasturelands in Brazil's Pantanal and Cerrado regions can benefit both cattle and wildlife, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

dateMay 03, 2011 in Ecology
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Photo album tells story of wildlife decline

With a simple click of the camera, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Zoological Society of London have developed a new way to accurately monitor long-term trends in rare and vanishing species ...

dateAug 31, 2010 in Ecology
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Myanmar triples size of northern tiger reserve

(AP) -- Myanmar has tripled the size of the world's largest tiger reserve in an effort to save the endangered species, which now numbers less than 3,000 in the wild, a conservation group said in a statement ...

dateAug 05, 2010 in Ecology
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