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CBSG in the News

April 21, 2014

Here's a roundup of recent appearances of CBSG and CBSG-related work in the news:

Workshops, Publications One Plan Approach

CBSG Regional Networks Hard At Work

March 28, 2014

CBSG's ten regional networks are incredible - they volunteer their time and expertise to implement CBSG tools and processes for species conservation. Their expertise is vast and their commitment to conservation inspiring.

Workshops, Publications regional networks

February e-Update Posted

February 12, 2014

We just posted the CBSG Feburary eUpdate with recent activities and announcements. Featured stories include CBSG Mesoamerica's participation in the El Salvador Zoo Symposium, a meeting to discuss exciting new population modeling possibilities, and conservation work for giant pandas, red pandas, and greater sage grouse.

Publications eupdate, news, population modeling, conservation planning, Giant panda, red panda, sage grouse

Leading Conservation Group Divests 70% of Fossil Fuel Exposure

February 3, 2014

CBSG's Portfolio Shows How Conservation Organizations Worldwide Can Serve Their Conservation Mission and Financial Portfolio Goals

Apple Valley, MN –The Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) today announced it has reached 70% divestment from the 200 fossil fuel companies with the most proven carbon reserves.

Climate Change divestment, Z&A for 350

Playing Panda Matchmaker

January 29, 2014

This story was written by Kathy Traylor-Holzer (CBSG senior program officer) to accompany the announcement that Kathy and CBSG member Jon Ballou (SCBI) are recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Giant Panda Zoo Awards of 2013.

Species panda, conservation breeding, Giant panda, pandas

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).

Climate Change Zoos, Aquariums, 350, Z&A for 350

Hot Off the Presses: Proceedings from Our Annual Meeting

January 15, 2014

If you want to know more about how CBSG works and the types of conservation issues we are working on, the Proceedings from our Annual Meeting are a great place to start. The 2013 CBSG Annual Meeting was held in October 2013 in Orlando, Florida.

Publications working groups, Annual Meeting, proceedings

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.

Climate Change 350, Zoos, Aquariums, Z&A for 350