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Highlighted Story: Brown Howler Monkey

September 29, 2014

Analyzing Outbreaks in Brown Howler Populations

CBSG was invited to facilitate and create population models for the Brown Howler Monkey Conservation Workshop, where participants explored the dynamics of yellow fever outbreaks and their impact on howler mortality.

Species, Workshops primate, primates, monkey, brown howler monkey, Argentina, South America

Introducing the Climate Reality Community Conservation Package

September 22, 2014

This is a guest post by CBSG Member and Climate Reality Leader Madelon Willemsen. Look for more guest posts about this topic in the coming weeks.

Climate Change

Highlighted Story: Rotoroa Island

September 19, 2014

 Creating a New Type of Wildlife Reserve on Rotoroa Island

CBSG was invited to facilitate a planning workshop to develop a vision for Rotoroa Island's restoration that might challenge current ways of thinking about wildlife management.

Species, Workshops planning, conservation planning, wildlife reserve

Highlighted Story: Pickersgill's Reed Frog

September 2, 2014

Expanding Ex Situ Efforts for the Pickersgill's Reed Frog

The Pickersgill’s reed frog (Hyperolius pickersgilli) is a Critically Endangered species endemic to a very small region of the KwaZulu Natal coast in South Africa.

Species, Workshops amphibian, amphibians, frog, frogs, South Africa
Greater Sage Grouse Calgary Zoo

Highlighted Story: Greater Sage Grouse

August 13, 2014

Collaborating to Save Greater Sage Grouse in Canada

The greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) is one of the top priority species of conservation concern in Canada.

Species, Workshops bird, birds, Canada, sage grouse

Highlighted Story: Red Panda

August 13, 2014

Planning for Range-Wide Red Panda Conservation

Over the past 7 years, CBSG has facilitated a series of workshops for the red panda throughout its range and across the in situ - ex situ spectrum.

Species, Workshops red panda, PHVA, in situ, ex situ, One Plan Approach

#Wild350 Link-Up

June 16, 2014

 

Our recent day of action, Show the Wild Face of Climate Change, generated some excellent blog posts, news stories, and social media posts. This coverage is helping spread the word about how climate change is affecting species, and what zoos and aquariums are doing about it. 

Climate Change Zoos, Z & A for 350, Aquariums, climate change, Show the Wild Face of Climate Change

Show the Wild Face of Climate Change

May 23, 2014

May 22 was the International Day for Biological Diversity – a day to celebrate the complexity of life on our planet. While appreciating the way nature amazes and sustains us, we also are faced with the scary truth: biodiversity is increasingly threatened by climate change. Climate change will likely become a leading cause of species extinction in the coming century.

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

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