Being a Grebe Guardian in Patagonia After having volunteered abroad on several occasions, I felt I owed it to my country and to myself to do something in Argentina. Without searching very hard, The Hooded Grebe Project came across. And after reading the general description, I knew that this was exactly what I was looking […]
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The Plight of the Great Green
The Plight of the Great Green Many species are facing rapidly declining numbers for a variety of different reasons. Habitat loss, climate change, and poaching are a few of the issues that many species are facing on a daily basis. Bringing these issues to light, working to create awareness, and educating communities to inspire change […]
Captive Breeding Programs: Which Shade o...
Increasingly zoo experts are questioning the effectiveness of isolated ex situ breeding for conservation. Some have argued along these lines that “there are far too many endangered species and not nearly enough space to breed them all in captivity and, in many cases, far too little habitat remaining in which to reintroduce them. In addition, […]