Term Archive: Climate Change

Zoos and Aquariums Join Grassroots Movement to Address Climate Change

October 29, 2013

Apple Valley, MN— On October 11, representatives of international zoos and aquariums joined the 350.org climate change movement.  The effort, “Zoos and Aquariums for 350,” was launched at the Annual Meeting of the Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG), held in Orlando, Florida.

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Zoos and Aquariums for 350 Movement

October 12, 2013

This week, we launched the “Zoos and Aquariums for 350” Climate Change Movement at our Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, USA. Over one hundred participants from international zoos, aquariums, and conservation organizations joined in the event, learning about the Zoos and Aquariums for 350 movement and how to implement it in their home institutions.

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New Studies on Climate Change

June 18, 2013

A recent paper from the IUCN published in PLoS ONE details findings from a massive effort to evaluate all of the world's bird, amphibian, and coral species for their vulnerability to climate change. The study is one of the biggest of its kind with an evaluation of over 16,000 species. Talk about comprehensive!

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