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- Brichieri‐Colombi, Typhenn A.; Lloyd, Natasha A.; McPherson, Jana M.; Moehrenschlager, Axel
- Conservation biology 2019 v.33 no.1 pp. 33-39
- amphibians; aquariums; aquatic invertebrates; biodiversity; breeding; databases; educational institutions; funding; planning; professionals; wildlife management; zoos; Canada; Caribbean; Central America; Mexico; United States
- ... With the loss of biodiversity accelerating, conservation translocations such as reintroductions are becoming an increasingly common conservation tool. Conservation translocations must source individuals for release from either wild or captive‐bred populations. We asked what proportion of North American conservation translocations rely on captive breeding and to what extent zoos and aquaria (hereaf ...
- Mellish, Sarah; Ryan, Jillian C.; Pearson, Elissa L.; Tuckey, Michelle R.
- Conservation biology 2019 v.33 no.1 pp. 40-52
- adults; aquariums; biodiversity; biodiversity conservation; education; emotions; motivation; public health; qualitative analysis; quantitative analysis; research and development; research methods; zoos
- ... Zoos and aquariums are increasingly incorporating conservation education into their mission statements and visitor experiences to address global biodiversity loss. To advance knowledge and practice in the field, research is being conducted to evaluate the effect of zoo conservation‐education experiences on visitor psychosocial outcomes (e.g., knowledge, attitude, emotions, motivations, behavior). ...