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Cultural institutions provide unique social support and educational opportunities to NYC neighborhoods Go to www.wcs.org to sign the petition NEW YORK – June 14, 2010 – Community groups around the City are speaking up in support of the Bronx Zoo and the New York Aquarium as these institutions face a proposed 42 percent cut in city funding. If allowed to pass, City Hall’s devastating cuts will be felt by neighborhoods across the five boroughs as the Wildlife Conservation Society – which run...
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Visitors will get a chance to learn about the ecology, animal species, and plant life of this marine paradise. NEW YORK (June 9, 2010) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the opening of The Beck Interpretive Trail located at WCS’s Glover’s Reef Research Station, Middle Cay, Belize.  The Trail offers information about the ecology, wildlife, and plant life on and around the 14-acre island. Through strategically placed graphics, visitors can gain insight into how the is...
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“Fish Tales Extravaganza” Presented by PepsiEvery weekend in June will be filled with family-friendly entertainmentHeadliners the weekend of June 12 & 13 include Courtney DiGiovanni from Disney, Alice Farley Dance Theater, and Author Edel RodriguezLive music, interactive attractions, author appearances and readings, crafts, and moreConnect to the wonderful world of marine life at “Fish Tales Extravaganza” Brooklyn, NY – June 9, 2010 – Swim into beach season with the month-long Fish Tales...
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The ambitious atlas, compiled from data gathered over a decade, shows how albatrosses, penguins, elephant seals, and other marine animals use a critical region of the South Atlantic Ocean.
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WCS’s Bronx Zoo begins everyday discounts for military personnelU.S. Marine and U.S. Navy Sailor to read from the NY Times Bestseller “Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle” on Saturday, May 29Newly crowned Miss USA® 2010, Rima Fakih, to make special appearance on Sunday, May 30 Bronx, N.Y. – May 26, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is the place to be for Memorial Day weekend as the zoo introduces a year-round discount for members of t...
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A 12-year study off the coast of Kenya deconstructs old notions of how fishery closures affect local economies. Hint: They help them.

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Wildlife Conservation Society’s Landmark Study Shows that Protecting Ocean Biodiversity While Increasing Profits for Coastal Communities is Possible Findings May Turn Tide Toward New Era of Fishery Management NAIROBI, KENYA (MAY 13, 2010) –The Wildlife Conservation Society today announced findings from a study showing that closures and gear restrictions implemented in fishing areas can increase fishery revenue and net profits. The landmark ...
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“Fish Tales Extravaganza”Sponsored by Pepsi Every weekend in June filled with family-friendly entertainment Headliners include John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean, Author Seymour Simon, Author Edel Rodriguez, and Gigi and the Lend Me a Hand Band Live music, interactive attractions, author appearances and readings, crafts, and more Connect to the wonderful world of marine life at “Fish Tales Extravaganza” Brooklyn, NY – May 12, 2010 – Swim into beach season with the month-long ...
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Researchers combine data from the sky and the sea to save a dolphin in need.
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Genetics and remote sensing data represent a rare hi-tech combo for marine animals Researchers detect hidden environmental barriers along coastal habitat of the franciscana dolphin NEW YORK—Using DNA samples and images from Earth-orbiting satellites, conservationists from Columbia University, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and Fundación AquaMarina, are gathering new insights about the franciscana—a poorly known coast...
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