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New research suggests wild birds may play a role in the spread of bird flu

— 28 Mar 2011 14:32 | Health

Wild migratory birds may indeed play a role in the spread of bird flu, also known as highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1…

Monitoring peccaries in Brazil benefits wildlife, local communities and food security

— 28 Mar 2011 14:22 | Environment

Veterinarians from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the State Institute of Animal Health (IAGRO) in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil have conducted one of the first health assessments…

Lover's lane for birds found in Arctic

— 11 Mar 2011 15:22 | Biology

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals the critical importance of western Arctic Alaska's Teshekpuk Lake region to tens of thousands of birds that breed in the area…

Nepal translocates first wild tiger

— 23 Jan 2011 19:56 | Environment

A wild tiger fitted with satellite-collar was successfully translocated from Nepal's Chitwan National Park to Bardia National Park for the first time on Saturday…

Wildlife biologists use dogs' scat-sniffing talents for good

— 11 Jan 2011 17:11 | Biology

It will come as no surprise to dog owners that their four-legged friends have a flair for sniffing out the excrement of other animals. Now, biologists at the University of California,…

Seized notebooks give unique insight into scale of illicit pangolin trade

— 28 Oct 2010 15:24 | Environment

Stunning figures in traffickers' logbooks indicate massive illegal capture and trade in endangered pangolins or scaly anteaters, finds a new TRAFFIC study…

A tribute to tigers

— 13 Oct 2010 15:30 | Environment

Tigers have been a great part of my career. They are actually my icons of conservation; their mystic beauty and elegance has been my inspiration, my drive to work for nature and conservation.…

Study: Fish near coal-fired power plants have lower levels of mercury

— 7 Oct 2010 15:42 | Biology

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that fish located near coal-fired power plants have lower levels of mercury than fish that live much further away. The surprising…

Virginia Tech professor discovers new TB pathogen

— 1 Oct 2010 10:54 | Health

Kathleen Alexander, associate professor of wildlife in Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment, has discovered a novel tuberculosis (TB) species in the Mycobacterium…

Last strongholds for tigers identified in new study

— 15 Sep 2010 11:09 | Environment

A new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups reveals an ominous finding: most of the world's last remaining tigers - long decimated by overhunting,…

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