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Equity Must Be Considered In Ocean Governance To Achieve Global Targets By 2030

As the world presses forward with urgency towards reaching global biodiversity and climate targets by 2030, there must be increased attention to center equity in dialogue and practice when designing ocean conservation, adaptation and development...
14-May-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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City, State, and Borough Officials Welcome the Re-Opening of Prospect Park Zoo Which Temporarily Closed Due to Flooding From a Storm in 2023

With the re-opening of Prospect Park Zoo set for Saturday, May 25 after being closed due to flooding from Tropical Storm Ophelia in 2023, city, state and borough officials welcomed the news.
14-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Prospect Park Zoo Re-Opening to the Public After Being Closed for 239 Days Due to Extensive Flood Damage

“Throughout our temporary closure, many New Yorkers shared how important this beloved zoo is to the Brooklyn community and to all throughout the city. We look forward to welcoming guests again to Prospect Park Zoo.” Craig Piper, WCS Vice...
14-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Negotiations for a Global Pandemic Agreement Extended

Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) were due to converge on text for a global pandemic agreement during their ninth and final negotiating session in March; however, insufficient progress was made in those two weeks, in terms of...
13-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gerald Miles Named to Lead Strategic Development for WCS Global

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Gerald Miles as Vice President of Strategic Development for WCS Global. Gerald has been at the forefront of innovative partnerships that increase the scale, impact, and sustainability of...
2-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New York Aquarium Unveils Powerful ‘Washed Ashore’ Experience To Raise Awareness About Ocean Plastic Pollution

The New York Aquarium is debuting a traveling art exhibit, “Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea” to message about how plastics polluting the environment are harmful to wildlife and people. The exhibit will be at the aquarium Friday, May 24, to...
2-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Reveals Uniqueness of Naturally Occurring Monodominant Forests in Congo

Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park, Sangha Trinational, Republic of Congo, April 30 2024 -- A recent study, published in the scientific journal “Plant Ecology and Evolution,” sheds valuable insights into forest stands of Gilbertiodendron dewevrei (G....
30-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Rare and Little-Known Group of Monkeys Could Help Save Africa’s Tropical Forests

Conservationists and scientists from almost 20 institutions in the United States, Europe, and Africa, have concluded that immediate conservation efforts to protect red colobus monkey species could have cascading net positive impacts on African...
30-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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