• "Moose At Dawn" by Christine Chang

    Chang, a 4th grader from May Lee Art Studio in Camas, WA won the Grand Prize Winner of the 19th Annual IGES Art Contest

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  • Man Vs Elephant

    CEC member Manando Mvula stops elephant from charging school children from the UK on a conservation education and skills development trip to Africa.

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  • Storytelling course now in Spanish.

    El cursos on-line gratuito está disponible en español.

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  • CEC Meet and Greet

    CEC members convened during the World Parks Congress for an informal gathering.

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  • Watch progress report prezi to IUCN Council

    Dr. Zeidler wows Council on yearly activities. Take a look.

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Thought Leadership

Science Communication & Learning

Can zoo visitors save the natural world?

In the south west of England lies the oldest zoo in the world that is not based in a capital city. Bristol Zoo Gardens opened to the public in 1836, and in that time has seen two world wars and many generations of zoo-goers. Over the past 178 years, the global environment has changed significantly. Human activities have caused environmental destruction and countless species extinctions. At the same time, zoos have also changed significantly, moving from places to gaze at exotic animals to institutions that serve as leaders in conservation and education. Res.. Read More »

CEC Members in Action

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Dong Shikui

Professor, Beijing Normal University

Creative, Cooperative, Hard-working

Dong Shikui is presently researching climate change and adaptation strategies in grassland areas on Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and neighboring areas...

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