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BABY. PORCUPINE.

SQUEEEEEE!!

A baby North American porcupine was born at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo and is on exhibit with its family in the newly renovated Children’s Zoo. 172 more words

Mapping Poaching Threats: York Ecologists And Wildlife Conservation Society Develop New Method

Ecologists from the University of York, together with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), have developed a new method to better identify where poachers operate in protected areas. 600 more words

Breaking News

Support the U.S. ivory ban

Great news: the Obama Administration has announced regulations to ban ivory sales in the U.S. There’s a public comment period open for 60 days and we need to drum up as much support as possible to finalize the ban. 68 more words

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Caught!

Major Manta Ray Trader Caught in Indonesia

WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit assists Larantuka District Police in arrest

Released: 17-Jul-2015 7:05 PM EDT
Source Newsroom: Wildlife Conservation Society… 43 more words

No restraining order on projections of endangered species on Empire State Building

A week full of news has been capped off by two events. Yesterday, a federal judge, former Obama bundler and “huge Democratic donor” blocked the release of any new Planned Parenthood videos… 372 more words

General

Mannahatta: a Natural History of New York by Eric W. Sanderson

During the last ice age, tribes from present day Europe migrated westward and ended up in what today is known as North America. Many years later, in 1609 to be exact, Henry Hudson and his English-Dutch crew sailed up the river that would one day be named for him, and they came across an island with a splendid natural harbor – the Lenape living there called the island Mannahatta (often translated as “island of many hills”). 379 more words

Mozambique destroys ivory, rhino horn in anti-poaching move

Image Credit: cp24

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique destroyed a large stockpile of confiscated ivory and rhino horn on Monday in an effort to curb severe poaching, the government said. 191 more words

Humanity