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.Climate Change 350, Zoos, Aquariums, Z&A for 350
We are proud to share an important paper on the use of metamodels for transdisciplinary species risk assessments. The paper's lead author is Bob Lacy, Chicago Zoological Society's Senior Conservation Scientist and CBSG's Science Advisor.Publications tools, PVA, population modeling
As a proud partner of the Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA), the world’s largest partnership for amphibian conservation, we are thrilled to announce a bold new step in the quest to save amphibians.Species amphibians, conservation
Dr. Lee G. Simmons has been named the 2013 recipient of the Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) Ulysses S. Seal Award. This award is given to those who exemplify innovation in applying science to conservation.
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
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
Human activities are often the direct cause of threats to wild species and habitats. Conserving our planet’s biodiversity requires understanding which of our activities do harm, and developing and implementing sustainable practices and behaviors that will benefit both human populations and the nature that surrounds them.
Our most recent eUpdate contains the latest projects from CBSG, including wildlife disease risk analysis training in Singapore, a meeting with the Species Conservation Planning Subcommittee in Oxford, and the exciting publication of WAZA Magazine 14: Towards Integrated Species Conservation, which fPublications PVA, training, DRA, publication
Recently, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) published WAZA Magazine 14 which focuses on integrated species conservation planning. Many of the articles were contributed by CBSG and CBSG members.Species conservation planning, One Plan Approach