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NYC Ivory Crush Sends Strong Anti-Poaching Message
Ivory Crush event in Times Square
June 19th, 2015
Some 1,500 people gathered in New York City's Times Square today to witness the destruction of 1 ton of confiscated ivory — a move intended to demonstrate to the world that objects made from poached ivory have no value.
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Adorable Andean Bears at Play (Photos)
andean bears
May 30th, 2015
Bespectacled Andean bears give pandas some cuteness competition.
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Crushing the Ivory Trade in China (Photos)
WCS's 96 Elephants campaign, conservation
May 6th, 2015
The ivory trade is taking a hit as Chinese social media ramps up to protect elephants.
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Oldest Banded Bald Eagle Dies, But Sets New Longevity Record
bald eagle beak
June 16th, 2015
The oldest known banded bald eagle was killed by a car recently, but the 38-year-old bird of prey set a new longevity record.
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'Dementor' Wasps and Long-Fanged Bats! Trove of New Species Found
new species, Soul-sucking dementor wasp
May 28th, 2015
A paralysis-inducing wasp, a color-changing toad and a bat with eerily long teeth — what do all of these critters have in common?
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Endangered Elephants Could Find Savior in Chinese Chat Sites (Op-Ed)
social media, ivory sales, elephants, conservation
May 6th, 2015
In China, social media is changing ivory's social status.
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10 Easy Ways to Help Wildlife, Every Day (Photos)
Lowland silverback gorilla zoo, earth day
April 22nd, 2015
Small actions at home can help wildlife around the Earth.
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Bird Migrants Offer a Glimpse of the Planet's Health
Andean condor
June 2nd, 2015
Bird migration is at its peak — catch a glimpse as they pass through, a sign of the health of our planet.
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Cranky Parrots? Weird Island Animals Described in Long-Lost Report
animals, mauritius, birds, ecology
May 7th, 2015
A newly translated report reveals the dodo bird was not the only wacky animal inhabitant of the island of Mauritius: Bad-tempered parrots, wart-faced pigeons and several other now-extinct but noteworthy indigenous animals called this land home.
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Elusive Siberian Tigers Captured in Brilliant Images (Photos)
tigers, wildlife conservation society
May 6th, 2015
The Siberian tiger is a rare beauty, best seen from not too close.
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