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Celebrating 40 Years of the Endangered Species Act: AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Support Conservation

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) today announced that AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums support the field conservation of more than 650 species-approximately 200 of which are currently listed under the ESA. Each year, the 223 zoos and aquariums accredited by the AZA collectively contribute $160 million a year to field conservation,supporting more than 2,650 conservation projects in 115 countries. ... Read More
at Saturday, December 28, 2013

Animals Inc. Welcomes New Chief Revenue Officer

Washington, D.C . – Animals Inc., presented by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), announced today that former New York Times executive Marion O’Grady has joined its team as Chief Revenue Officer. “Marion O’Grady is an accomplished, award-winning strategic marketing professional, who brings her cutting-edge expertise to Animals Inc.,”said AZA Chief Operating Officer Jill Nicoll. “Animals Inc. delivers compelling animal content to... Read More
at Friday, December 13, 2013

AZA-Accredited Zoos Join CCF in Celebrating International Cheetah Day, December 4, 2013

S ilver Spring, MD  – On Thursday, December 4, 2013, zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) will join the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in celebrating the third annual International Cheetah Day by featuring activities to help educate visitors about the threats faced by this endangered species. Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) and its Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Laurie Marker, call on the international community to celebrate the cheetah on this... Read More
at Tuesday, December 3, 2013

AZA Partners With WCS On 96 Elephants Campaign

96 elephants are killed every day in Africa | Campaign supports and amplifies Clinton Global Initiative to stop the killing, stop the trafficking, and stop the demand | Millions of zoo visitors can take action to stop the demand for ivory  in the United States and around the world | Campaign calls for U.S. moratorium on ivory sales, bolsters elephant protection,educates public about ivory trade consumption | U.S. is a major importer of... Read More
at Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Alex and Ani's Charity By Design Division Supports AZA Initiatives

Rhode Island-based lifestyle brand, Alex and Ani, LLC and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) have partnered in creating a beautiful penguin bangle--a perfect holiday gift that also supports the AZA's species survival initiatives. Alex and Ani, which offers eco-friendly, positive-energy products that adorn the body, enlighten the mind, and empower the spirit, has partnered with the AZA through Alex and Ani's Charity By Design division. Made in... Read More
at Friday, November 15, 2013

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