Guided by the latest research and inspired by our worldwide network of members and collaborators, CBSG intentionally pursues exciting initiatives and novel partnerships with other like-minded organization. The projects encourage innovation in species conservation planning and facilitate ongoing collaborative connections between organizations and individuals.


Revision of the IUCN SSC Guidelines on the Use of Ex situ Management for Species Conservation



The revision of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Guidelines on the Use of Ex situ Management for Species Conservation was approved by the SSC Steering Committee in August, replacing the 2002 IUCN Technical Guidelines on the Management of Ex Situ Populations for Conservation. Learn more.




Zoos & Aquariums for 350

CBSG is sparking a global movement for zoos, aquariums, and other conservation organizations to call on world leaders to address the threat of climate change. This movement calls on zoological institutions to boldly address climate change in their institution through a series of practical steps that result in positive action. Learn more.




The One Plan Approach

The One Plan approach to species conservation is the development of management strategies and conservation actions by all responsible parties for all populations of a species, whether inside or outside their natural range. Promoting the One Plan approach is one of our ongoing efforts. Learn more.