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Zoos and Sustainability: Can Zoos Go beyond Ethical Individualism to Protect Resilient Systems?

Bryan G. Norton

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/9780226538631.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Since the 1990s, there has been a lively discussion of the nature and contribution of zoos to conservation, today and in the future. Zoos--originally, menageries--have evolved to have four main foci: ... More


Children, Animals, and Social Neuroscience: Empathy, Conservation Education, and Activism

Olin E. Gene Myers

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the various aspects of humane and conservation education for children. It covers the developmental psychology of children's connections to animals; obstacles to the expression ... More


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