Term Archive: climate change

Global Divestment Day

February 13, 2015

It is hard to believe that a full year has passed since we divested our portfolio from 70% of fossil fuel producers. This month, we are celebrating this first anniversary, gauging our progress, and looking ahead at next steps in our efforts to respond to the global threat of climate change.

Climate Change divestment, divest, climate change

Update on Our Recent Activities

December 16, 2014

The pace around the CBSG office has been somewhat frenetic in the past couple of months. CBSG staff have traveled back and forth from India to Brazil, from Taiwan to China, from the backs of elephants in Kaziranga National Park back home to our offices in Minnesota.

Species, Workshops, Publications eupdate, rhino, meta-modeling, arctic, climate change

Guest Post: Climate Reality Conservation Package

October 29, 2014

This is the final guest post by CBSG Member and Climate Reality Leader Madelon Willemsen about the upcoming working group on climate change at the CBSG Annual Meeting.

climate change, Zoos & Aquariums for 350

Creative Minds at Work

October 8, 2014

This is a guest post by CBSG Member and Climate Reality Leader Madelon Willemsen. Look for more guest posts about this topic in the coming weeks.

Climate Change CBSG Annual Meeting 2014, climate change

#Wild350 Link-Up

June 16, 2014


Our recent day of action, Show the Wild Face of Climate Change, generated some excellent blog posts, news stories, and social media posts. This coverage is helping spread the word about how climate change is affecting species, and what zoos and aquariums are doing about it. 

Climate Change Zoos, Z & A for 350, Aquariums, climate change, Show the Wild Face of 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.

Climate Change Annual Meeting, climate change, Zoos, Aquariums, Z&A for 350

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.

Climate Change climate change, Annual Meeting, Zoos, Aquariums, Z&A for 350

CBSG Annual Report 2012

August 13, 2013

We've just published our 2012 Annual Report in our report library. This report showcases our activities over the past year and highlights successful conservation planning projects, new initiatives, and our wonderful donors and workshop sponsors.

Publications One Plan Approach, conservation planning, turtles, wattled cranes, bandicoots, climate change

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!

Climate Change climate change, conservation, IUCN, SSC, threats, biodiversity