World Association of Zoos and Aquariums launches "Biodiversity is Us"

Biodiversity is Us: getting 700 million visitors to Zoos and Aquariums to act

ICOM NATHIST is pleased to report that the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is launching its biggest global campaign on biodiversity to date – … 72 more words

World Association Of Zoos And Aquariums

A Global Evaluation of Biodiversity Literacy in Zoo and Aquarium Visitors

A Global Evaluation of Biodiversity Literacy in Zoo and Aquarium Visitors
Source: World Association of Zoos and Aquariums
From press release:

On the occasion of World Wildlife Day, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), in association with Chester Zoo and a researcher at the University of Warwick, publishes a report of its global survey evaluating educational impacts on zoo and aquarium visitors (“A Global Evaluation of Biodiversity Literacy in Zoo and Aquarium Visitors”).

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Education

The Killing of Marius the Giraffe Was Easily Avoidable

The internet is lighting up with outrage today upon news that the Copenhagen Zoo – a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums  (WAZA) – … 557 more words

Animals

Albino Bottlenose Dolphin Captured In The Cove Brings WorldWide Attention To WAZA's Partnership with JAZA's Taiji Drive Fisheries

By Kirsten Massebeau

A rare albino dolphin ripped from it’s mothers side has brought worldwide attention to the cruel dolphin drives that continue to take place off the coast of Japan in the town of Taiji. 795 more words

Cetaceans

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On September 1, 2013 the terrible dolphin drive made famous by the academy award-winning documentary “The Cove” began yet another season capturing and killing dolphins and small whales in Taiji, Japan.  648 more words

Cetaceans