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Latest World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Stories

2011-10-27 19:00:00

The Explore blog brings you exciting, informative, and inspiring wildlife conservation features, zoo and aquarium stories, and profiles.

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2011-05-30 08:37:39

Research from the University of Warwick shows a trip to the zoo can boost your child’s science and conservation education more than books or classroom teaching alone.

2011-04-20 00:00:30

One year later, America’s leading zoos and aquariums are continuing rehabilitation and research efforts to help wildlife impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

2010-12-14 00:01:39

New Initiative to Fund Field Conservation Projects Silver Spring, MD (Vocus) December 13, 2010 The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Ape Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) today announced a critical new campaign to sustain a future for one of the planet’s most imperiled group of animals— apes.

2010-08-18 05:00:00

18 prominent zoos and aquariums are leading the way EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading zoos and aquariums - from Copenhagen to Calgary - announce their participation in a global conservation movement.

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2008-12-12 08:25:00

Elephants living in zoos have shorter lives than their wild counterparts, according to a new study that will most certainly stir debate about their captive situations.

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2008-11-29 08:45:00

Cameroon has established a new national park that seeks to protect the world’s rarest gorilla. Takamanda National Park, which borders Nigeria, is home to an estimated 115 endangered Cross River gorillas.

2008-10-13 00:00:16

By Jerome Taylor A Pounds 70m plan to create one of the world's most radical zoos on the outskirts of Bristol is set to do for wildlife what the Eden Project did for plantlife.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.