The World’s Rarest Turtle Has a Shot at Escaping Extinction

Conservationists confirmed that a Swinhoe’s softshell turtle found in Vietnam is female, reigniting hope for saving the species.

#conservation-of-resources, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #hanoi-vietnam, #reproduction-biological, #turtles-and-tortoises, #vietnam, #wildlife-conservation-society, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-science

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How to Stop the Next Pandemic

It’s not just Covid-19. Pathogens once confined to nature are making their way into humans on a more regular basis. And it’s our fault.

#biodiversity, #china, #congo-democratic-republic-of-congo-kinshasa, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #daszak-peter, #ecohealth-alliance, #epidemics, #forests-and-forestry, #land-use-policies, #lyme-disease, #nipah-virus, #quammen-david, #sars-severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome, #walzer-christian, #wildlife-conservation-society, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching

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What It Took to Free a Whale Entangled in 4,000 Pounds of Fishing Gear

The influx of whales to cleaner waters off New York City has meant that the number of them injured or killed there is on the rise.

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New York Zoos and Aquarium Plan to Open This Month

If all goes as planned with the state’s reopening, the public will be allowed back to see the animals starting on July 24.

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When Manhattan Was Mannahatta: A Stroll Through the Centuries

From lush forest to metropolis, the evolution of Lower Manhattan. Our critic walks with Eric W. Sanderson of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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