Monthly Archives: October 2013

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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Measuring the Impact of Human Behavior on Conservation Efforts

October 8, 2013

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.
 

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