News Archives

Decem­ber 2012

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Rare toad declared extinct but saved by Zoos - restored to the wild
News zoos

Rare toad declared extinct but saved by Zoos — restored to the wild

Cao vit gibbon population on the rise
News biodiversity

Cao vit gib­bon pop­u­la­tion on the rise

137 New Species described by California Academy of Sciences in 2012
News evolution

137 New Species described by Cal­i­for­nia Acad­emy of Sci­ences in 2012

New agreement between South Africa and Vietnam - A turning point in tackling rhino poaching crisis, say WWF & TRAFFIC
News biodiversity

New agree­ment between South Africa and Viet­nam — A turn­ing point in tack­ling rhino poach­ing cri­sis, say WWF & TRAFFIC

UN Climate negotiations fail again, says WWF
News biodiversity

UN Cli­mate nego­ti­a­tions fail again, says WWF

What howler monkeys can tell us about the role of interbreeding in human evolution
News evolution

What howler mon­keys can tell us about the role of inter­breed­ing in human evolution

Surveillance of illegal wildlife trade improved with novel digital approach
News biodiversity

Sur­veil­lance of ille­gal wildlife trade improved with novel dig­i­tal approach

Valuing nature in economic terms is made possible with online toolkit
News biodiversity

Valu­ing nature in eco­nomic terms is made pos­si­ble with online toolkit

Insect-eating bat outperforms nectar specialist as pollinator of cactus flowers
News evolution

Insect-​eating bat out­per­forms nec­tar spe­cial­ist as pol­li­na­tor of cac­tus flowers

Georgia, a biodiversity paradise
News biodiversity

Geor­gia, a bio­di­ver­sity paradise

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Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map

Tiger map” (CC BY 2.5) by Sander­son et al., 2006.

about zoos and their mis­sion regard­ing breed­ing endan­gered species, nature con­ser­va­tion, bio­di­ver­sity and edu­ca­tion, which of course relates to the evo­lu­tion of species.
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