• CBSG Case Studies

    Workshops and projects that showcase the impact of our tools and processes on conservation efforts around the world.

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  • About CBSG

    CBSG provides species conservation planning expertise to governments, Specialist Groups, zoos and aquariums, and other wildlife organizations.

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    To stay up-to-date on our activities.

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  • Zoos and Aquariums ‘Show the Wild Face of Climate Change’

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  • CBSG Divests 70% of Fossil Fuel Exposure

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Our Mission

CBSG’s mission is to save threatened species by increasing the effectiveness of conservation efforts worldwide. For over 30 years, we’ve accomplished this by using scientifically sound, collaborative processes that bring together people with diverse perspectives and knowledge to catalyze positive conservation change. We provide species conservation planning expertise to governments, Specialist Groups, zoos and aquariums, and other wildlife organizations.

Our Approach

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Workshop Processes

Our workshops provide an objective environment, expert knowledge, and thoughtful group facilitation. They are designed to systematically address problems and develop focused solutions using sound science.

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Science-Based Tools

CBSG develops and employs a wide variety of tools to assist conservation professionals in developing effective strategies for averting extinction of endangered species.

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Training

CBSG offers training courses in a variety of skills that build capacity and promote effective conservation.

Newest Blog Post

  • Update on Our Recent Activities

    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.

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