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Wildlife Projects Receive More Than $1.2 Million from the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

Fund Surpasses $10 Million in Giving in 10 Years Wild animals in need around the world – from Antarctic penguins to sea turtles hatchlings on Florida’s beaches – will benefit from more than $1.2 million in grants awarded this year … Continue reading

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World Oceans Day Events at AZA-Accredited Aquariums and Zoos Raise Awareness of Ocean Conservation

You’re invited to dive into ocean conservation by joining aquariums and zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) in celebrating World Oceans Day on June 8. “The AZA’s 222 accredited aquariums and zoos are actively engaging millions … Continue reading

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Oakland Zoo’s White Handed Gibbon Has a New Valentine Named Gladys

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and love is certainly in the air at the Oakland Zoo—this time on the Zoo’s Gibbon Island. Gibbons mate for life, and when the Oakland Zoo’s resident white handed gibbon, Nikko, lost his mate to … Continue reading

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Seahorse Survey in Hong Kong

Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong (OPCFHK) recently showcased its leadership in seahorse conservation by reporting the results of a seahorse survey in local waters, where six seahorses of one species were found. The Foundation also revealed significant new milestones slated to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Colo!

December 22 is a day that has a long list of historical significance. Some of these events include Ludwig van Beethoven premiering his Fifth Symphony at the Theater an der Wien, Vienna in 1808; the Lincoln Tunnel opening to traffic … Continue reading

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Partnership in Action: The Mara Elephant Project

The Mara Elephant Project is working to positively effect the human-elephant relationship in the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem while setting up an anti-poaching strategy to save African elephants.  The demand for ivory, particularly in Asia, poses a real and growing threat to … Continue reading

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Saving the Amazonian Manatee

In a remote area near Iquitos, Peru, a group of dedicated volunteers and local biologists are helping to inspire awareness for one of the Amazon River’s most charismatic species – the Amazonian manatee (Trichechus inunguis).  With funding by The Dallas … Continue reading

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World Oceans Day: What Do We Really Think About the Ocean?

Today is World Oceans Day, a day when people around the globe come together to celebrate our ocean and take action to protect it. And with good cause. The ocean not only makes our world livable, it provides us with … Continue reading

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New England Aquarium Researcher Gets Shipping Lanes Changed to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

Moira Brown, a New England Aquarium and Canadian Whale Institute whale scientist and researcher, spearheaded a complex, multi-year effort to accumulate the scientific data to make the case and then built an unlikely coalition of stakeholders among shippers, fishermen, environmentalists … Continue reading

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California Condor Chick Gets Help Hatching at Oregon Zoo

Two days after it first tried to hatch from its egg, the Oregon Zoo’s newest California condor successfully made its way into the world on 29 March. This second chance at life was made possible by condor keeper Kelli Walker, … Continue reading

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