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One solution to global overfishing found

A study by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the ARC Centre for Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and other groups on more than 40 coral reefs in the Indian and Pacific Oceans indicates that "co-management"—a ...

Mar 19, 2012
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Study confirms food security helps wildlife

A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) documents the success of a Wildlife Conservation Society program that uses an innovative business model to improve rural livelihoods w ...

Aug 22, 2011
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Bizarre bird gets private beach in Indonesia

(AP) -- A species of birds able to fly immediately after hatching from eggs buried beneath the tropical sand has just been given its own private beach in eastern Indonesia, a conservation group said Friday.

May 15, 2009
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Camera trap survey snaps cheetahs in Algeria

A Wildlife Conservation Society-supported survey of the Sahara has captured the first camera-trap photographs of the critically endangered Saharan cheetah in Algeria. The survey was conducted by researchers ...

Feb 24, 2009
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4 years after tsunami: Corals stage comeback

A team of scientists from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has reported a rapid recovery of coral reefs in areas of Indonesia, following the tsunami that devastated coastal regions throughout ...

Dec 29, 2008
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Bangladesh oil spill 'threatens rare dolphins'

Bangladesh officials warned Thursday that an oil spill from a crashed tanker is threatening endangered dolphins and other wildlife in the massive Sundarbans mangrove region, branding the leak an ecological ...

Dec 11, 2014
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Nations "failing to save earth's wildlife"

The world can dramatically improve the rate at which it rescues imperilled species if it starts choosing the land set aside as protected areas more wisely, international scientists say.

Nov 11, 2014
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A sea change for marine conservation

Harnessing 'people power' to manage fisheries in the developing world has significantly benefited local communities and coral reefs, according to new research.

Nov 10, 2014
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