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CBSG in the News
Conservation Organization Divests from Fossil Fuels
March 18, 2013—The Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG) today announced that it has decided to divest from fossil fuel companies in its investment portfolio. The international conservation organization has set itself a goal to be completely fossil fuel free by 2017. Read the full press release.
Guest blog on the IUCN Portal: Breeding Conservation Alliances
February 18, 2013—Cooperation between key individuals and institutions can make a world of difference for species conservation. As difficult as it is to get all the players in the same room – especially when they’re conservationists with busy schedules – bringing people together is only half the battle. Read the full blog.
Population Models Lead to Western Pond Turtle Conservation Epiphany
Apple Valley, MN, December 13, 2012—Computer simulation models for a turtle species native to the west coast have revealed that when it comes to saving the species from extinction in Washington state, keeping adult turtles alive longer is equally as important as rescuing the babies from hungry predators. Read the full story.
CBSG News dates back to 1990 when our founder Ulie Seal published the first issue. It has evolved from a twice-yearly, printed publication to a single, annual electronic document describing the proceedings of our Annual Meeting that year. The most recent newsletters are posted here - the others are available in the Newsletter Archive (coming soon).