Senate Passes Resolution Commemorating Sat. Nov. 4 as National Bison Day

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(June 25, 2020)   -   WASHINGTON (November 1, 2017) – For the fifth time in five years, the U.S. Senate has passed a resolution marking National Bison Day as the first Saturday in November, which falls this year on November 4th. The resolution comes a year after bison were adopted as the U.S. National Mammal through an act of Congress. 

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Two-and-a-Half-Year Identidad Madidi Expedition Ends After Visiting 15 Remote Sites in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park

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(June 25, 2020)   -   LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (May 22, 2018) — After a two-and-a-half-year expedition through the world’s most biodiverse protected area, the Identidad Madidi explorers have concluded their epic quest of completing a massive biological survey of Madidi National Park, uncovering more than 120 potentially new species of plants, butterflies and vertebrates in the process, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society).

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The new National Mammal gets its day in the sun: National Bison Day is Sat. Nov 5th

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(June 25, 2020)   -   WASHINGTON, D.C. (NOVEMBER 4, 2016) – The American Bison Coalition, on behalf of its steering members is joining scores of bison-friendly groups, organizations and businesses around the country this month to celebrate our country’s first National Bison Day since the North American bison was officially adopted as the U.S. National Mammal. 

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Jaguar 2030 New York Statement

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(June 25, 2020)   -   A high-level Forum, representing 14 jaguar range countries, and international and national partner organizations, launched the Jaguar 2030 New York Statement last week at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

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International Efforts Needed to Save World’s Largest Mammals, Scientists Say

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(June 25, 2020)   -   July 27, 2016 – A team of conservation biologists is calling for a worldwide strategy to prevent the unthinkable: the extinction of the world’s largest mammal species.

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Good News for Jaguars

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Jaguar populations have grown at an average annual rate of nearly 8 percent across field sites where the Wildlife Conservation Society works in Latin America from 2002 to 2016.

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Vote Bison Coalition Hosts Celebration of National Mammal Adoption

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(June 25, 2020)   -   The Vote Bison Coalition held a special reception at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian to celebrate the adoption of the North American bison as America’s national mammal. 

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La rápida destrucción de bosques en Centroamérica amenaza a las comunidades y fauna locales

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Julio de 25, 2017 – Los bosques más grandes de Centroamérica están desapareciendo a una velocidad precipitada debido a la ganadería ilegal, las plantaciones de aceite de palma, y otras actividades humanas, todas los cuales están poniendo a las comunidades locales y las especies de fauna silvestre de la región en alto riesgo.

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Historic Bison Legislation Signed into Law by President Obama

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(June 25, 2020)   -   NEW YORK (May 9, 2016) – The following is a statement from John Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President for Public Affairs:

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People and Wildlife Now Threatened by Rapid Destruction of Central America’s Forests

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(June 25, 2020)   -   July 25, 2017 – Central America’s largest remaining forests are disappearing at a precipitous rate due to illegal cattle ranching, oil palm plantations, and other human-related activities, all of which are putting local communities and the region’s wildlife species at high risk.

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