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Elizabeth L. Bennett
Vice President, Species Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society
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Sarah Durant 9h
When birds were given in doses that they might ingest in the wild, they became anorexic and migration was delayed. This shows that may be contributing to songbird declines, underpinning the importance of keeping the EU ban
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WCS Sep 12
JOIN US: American Society Conference & Workshop from Oct. 29-Nov. 3 in Santa Fe, NM. We'll be focused on the , its cultural role, and its restoration across North America.
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Sarah Durant Sep 11
This is large scale extermination of a native species, when there is no evidence that has reduced TB in cattle, AND when vaccinating badgers is cheaper than killing them. It is completely unacceptable for govt & farming industry to destroy our wildlife in this way
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Dr Will Fowlds Sep 11
'It has been a highway, a sewer and was declared biologically dead in the 1950s but the River Thames is now a nursery for 138 baby seals, according to the first comprehensive count of pups.'
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Bronx River Alliance Sep 11
The early bird tickets deadline is tomorrow! Purchase your tickets NOW, and be a part of a very special night for the . Tickets info: You can also become a part of the event as a sponsor! To sponsor:
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WCS Sep 11
For storing carbon, the condition & health of a forest may be just as important as its size. But we have blind spots in how we measure and manage forests. Join us on 9/22 to talk about the climate costs of unseen forest degradation.
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Arctic Beringia Sep 10
Alaska’s last vast wild place is open for drilling. Will the birds survive? A nice review of this years research efforts at the flyway site - Qupaluk . via
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WCS Sep 5
We're joining to . The Endangered Species Act is our greatest safeguard against extinction, and it’s under attack right now.
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Chris Sandbrook Sep 5
We are seeking future leaders to apply for the put on by . Scholarships available. Please give it some thought and share with great people - you could change their life!
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Molly Grace Aug 30
Look how far we've come! Testing of the , which will measure how close a spp is to full recovery, is well underway. Much better spread of taxa now than a few mos ago, but if your fave category is underrepresented, contact me to find out how to get involved!
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WCS Newsroom Aug 30
10 spots in and to possibly spot from shore. Via and the . More:
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The Revelator Aug 30
Asian Otters: Out of the Water and Into...a Café? -- by
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Joe Walston Aug 30
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WCS Congo Aug 30
‼️ Extremely rare sighting // An Allan's swamp monkey has been seen in Mbeli! They were previously thought to be limited in their distribution at least 100km farther southeast. 🐒
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Joe Walston Aug 30
If you don't know what a Saiga is, you need to check it out. True ambassadors for Central Asia. via
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Shark Advocates Aug 25
📣ALL 3 Shark/Ray Appendix II listing proposals (for Makos + 2 Families) have been adopted in Committee by good margins! 🎉Tune in Wed Aug 28 when these sound decisions go to Plenary! +Learn how CITES can help🦈:
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CITES Aug 25
Committee I of accepted this morning by a vote that mako sharks be included in Appendix II so that they are protected under the trade control regime, pending final decision by Plenary on 28 August
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Margaret Kinnaird Aug 22
Had the pleasure of seeing one of these 'flaties' last month. The species' very specific habitat preferences result in a highly limited distribution. And a high demand in international trade has driven populations perilously downward.
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The EPI Aug 22
announces ban on the domestic trade of and rhino horn at . "...it is important to ensure there are no back doors to encourage illegal activity by those seeking to circumvent CITES principles" - Australia's Environment Minister
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CITES Aug 22
Com II did not accept proposed amendments to Res. Conf. 10.10 in order to close all domestic ivory markets but accepted draft decisions urging Parties that haven't closed markets to report on measures to ensure they do not contribute to poaching & illegal trade
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