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Benjamin Heber Johnson

in Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300115505
eISBN:
9780300227765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115505.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter demonstrates how conservationists pursued their central goal—a material balance and psychic renewal with a nature they thought endangered—in private lives as well as public actions. In a ... More


Committing to Conservation: Can Zoos and Aquariums Deliver on Their Promise?

Rick Barongi

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on why and how modern zoos and aquariums can and must play a more significant role in --and have a greater impact on--saving animals in the wild. While a core mission for most ... More


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