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Biology: Coral becoming more vulnerable, studies find - The Columbus Dispatch


The Columbus Dispatch
Australian biologists recently reported an increase in major coral bleaching events on the Great Barrier Reef over the past 40 years. Before the 1980s, bleaching events occurred every 27 years on average. Currently, they occur every 5.9 years. They ...

Seven Cheetah Cubs Born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)


Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)
The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) welcomed a litter of seven chirping cheetah cubs July 9. The cubs were born to first-time mother, Erin. She has been attentive and immediately started caring for the cubs after they were born. The ...

Building a Future for Biodiversity - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)


Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)
In recent years, Peru and the tropical Andes countries have seen a lot of infrastructure development in terms of roads, highways, pipelines, transmission lines, mining, dams and other projects. These regions, however, are critical habitats rich in ...

Columbus Zoo And Aquarium

Powell, Ohio - United States

Open year round, houses 11,000 animals representing 700 species on 400 acres, includes a children's playground, carousel, and train. Site has general information, zoo history, news releases, and animal photos and descriptions.

We exist to enrich our community's quality of life and to inspire a greater appreciation of wildlife for the advancement of conservation action. Our vision is to be a global leader in conservation and a premiere destination for fun and unique experiences.

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The Bartlett Society offers historical articles discussing the Tower Menagerie, the Cincinnati Zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo, and the Washington Park Zoo.

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The purpose of the AZFA is to encourage the exchange of ideas with respect to the construction and maintenance of facilities for zoos, wildlife parks and aquariums worldwide. Includes organization description, membership information, and conservation projects.

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Flatts, Bermuda. The zoo's mission is to inspire appreciation and care of island environments. Visitor information, events, exhibit guide, and biodiversity projects and information.

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA) is the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Pacific Northwest. The 29-acre zoological park is the No. 2 tourist destination in Pierce County, second only to Mount Rainier and attracts over 600,000 visitors a year. The Zoo sits within 700-acre Point Defiance Park, offering spectacular views of Mount Rainier, the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. PDZA is operated by the Tacoma Metropolitan Park District.

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Tickets and membership information, driving directions, and more.

American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA)
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Nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation.

American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA)
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This service has been designed to provide information about the many zoos and aquariums of the AZA throughout North America, and their many conservation programs.