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Integrating Ex Situ Management Options as Part of a One Plan Approach to Species Conservation

Kathy Traylor-Holzer, Kristin Leus, and Onnie Byers

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/9780226538631.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In-situ and ex-situ communities often develop their species conservation plans independently, which may result in ex-situ activities that are not structured appropriately for maximum conservation ... More


Captive for Life

Irus Braverman

in The Ethics of Captivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977994
eISBN:
9780199375172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977994.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Drawing on ethnographic research of leading conservation biologists, this chapter describes the erosion of the distinctions between species management in captivity and its conservation in wild ... More


Contributions of Ex Situ Propagation and Molecular Genetics to Conservation of Hawaiian Tree Snails

Michael G. Hadfield, Brenden S. Holland, and Kevin J. Olival

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter presents the experimental approaches used to study and conserve Hawaiian tree snails or the O'ahu tree snails of the genus Achatinella. It describes field-demographic studies that were ... More


Zoo and Aquarium Conservation: Past, Present, Future

Ben A. Minteer, Jane Maienschein, and James P. Collins

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/9780226538631.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides an editorial introduction to The Ark and Beyond, an interdisciplinary volume exploring the history, ethics, science, and practice of zoo and aquarium conservation. The chapter ... More


Conservation in the Anthropocene

Richard T. Corlett

in The Ecology of Tropical East Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198817017
eISBN:
9780191858703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817017.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter considers options for conserving the biodiversity of Tropical East Asia in the face of the pervasive threats described in previous chapters. Sources of funding are first considered, ... More


The Phoenix Zoo Story: Building a Legacy of Conservation

Ruth A. Allard and Stuart A. Wells

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/9780226538631.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Zoological parks can be great places to inspire wonder, stoke curiosity, connect with nature, gather with family, and have fun. In addition, modern, professionally managed zoos are conservation ... More


Advancing Laboratory-Based Zoo Research to Enhance Captive Breeding of Southern White Rhinoceros

Christopher W. Tubbs

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/9780226538631.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The captive southern white rhinoceros (SWR) is not currently self-sustaining because of low fertility of captive-born females. The cause of this phenomenon is believed to be high dietary levels of ... More


Conservation: saving all the pieces

Richard T. Corlett

in The Ecology of Tropical East Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199681341
eISBN:
9780191789175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681341.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter outlines the options for conserving the biodiversity of Tropical East Asia. Sources of funding are first considered, including non-market sources (domestic governments, foreign aid, ... More


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