Term Archive: Zoos

#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. 

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Show the Wild Face of Climate Change

May 23, 2014

May 22 was the International Day for Biological Diversity – a day to celebrate the complexity of life on our planet. While appreciating the way nature amazes and sustains us, we also are faced with the scary truth: biodiversity is increasingly threatened by climate change. Climate change will likely become a leading cause of species extinction in the coming century.

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Z&A for 350 in EAZA Publication

January 15, 2014

Zoos & Aquariums for 350 was featured in an article in the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) Zooquaria publication this winter (see page 22-23).

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Z & A for 350 Makes the Top Happy Environmental Stories of 2013

January 6, 2014

The environmental news site Mongabay recently posted their "Top 10 Happy Environmental Stories of 2013" and gave a shout out to Zoos and Aquariums for 350, CBSG's climate change intiative.

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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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