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Over 800 species added to IUCN threatened list, including 44 lemurs

Jun 17, 2014
Over 800 species added to IUCN threatened list, including 44 lemurs

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Wildlife Conservation Society: U.S. Must Conduct a Blitz Against Wildlife Trafficking

Jun 17, 2014

NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 - Wildlife Conservation Society President and CEO Cristiàn Samper has issued a statement in strong support of recommendations to implement the U.S. National Strategy for Combatting Wildlife Trafficking submitted this week to the Presidential Task Force co-chaired by Secretaries John Kerry and Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder.

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Sea Shepherd Launches Pilot Whale Defense Campaign “Operation Grindstop 2014″

Jun 17, 2014

TORSHAVN, Faroe Islands, June 17, 2014 - At a press conference held on Tuesday morning in Torshavn, Sea Shepherd Global officially launched Sea Shepherd's largest Faroe Islands campaign to date, Operation GrindStop 2014, led by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Sea Shepherd France.

Present to launch this multi-national, land- and sea-based campaign in defense of...

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Chemical pollution of European waters is stronger than anticipated

Jun 17, 2014
Chemical pollution of European waters is stronger than anticipated

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Arctic warming linked to fewer European and US cold weather extremes, new study shows

Jun 16, 2014

June 15, 2014 - Climate change is unlikely to lead to more days of extreme cold, similar to those that gripped the USA in a deep freeze last winter, new research has shown. The Arctic amplification phenomenon refers to the faster rate of warming in th...

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WCS Congratulates New York State Assembly for Historic Vote to Ban Elephant Ivory

Jun 13, 2014

NEW YORK, NY, June 12, 2014 - The Wildlife Conservation Society welcomed the historic vote in the New York State Assembly on Wednesday aimed at banning the purchasing and sale of elephant ivory and rhino horn.

The New York State Assembly passed legislation amending the state's environmental law to ban ivory sales with only a...

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Campbell Facing Lawsuit Over Deceptive V8 Juice Drink Marketing

Jun 12, 2014
Campbell Facing Lawsuit Over Deceptive V8 Juice Drink Marketing

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Fungus That Causes Deadly Bat Disease Spreads to Mississippi

Jun 12, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. June 12, 2014 - The fungus that causes the bat-killing disease known as white-nose syndrome has been detected for the first time in Mississippi. The fungus that has already spread to 25 states and killed millions of bats was detected in ...

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Climate Change Winners and Losers

Jun 12, 2014
Climate Change Winners and Losers

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Judge Rejects Plan to Siphon Water From Arizona’s San Pedro River for Sprawl Development

Jun 11, 2014

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz, June 10, 2014 - A Maricopa County judge has rejected a controversial plan for a massive groundwater pumping project that would drain water away from Arizona's San Pedro River to feed sprawl development in the town of Sierra Vista.

The ruling said the conservation value of the Upper San Pedro River —...

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