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Title The ark and beyond : the evolution of zoo and aquarium conservation / edited by Ben A. Minteer, Jane Maienschein, and James P. Collins ; with a foreword by George Rabb.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    590.73 ARK    Available
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Description xiv, 454 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Series Convening Science: Discovery at the Marine Biological Laboratory
Convening science.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-430) and index.
Contents Protoconservation in early European zoos. Animals in circulation : the "prehistory" of modern zoos / Anita Guerrini and Michael A. Osborne -- The world as zoo : acclimatization in the nineteenth century / Harriet Ritvo -- The rise of US zoo and aquarium conservation in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Historic and cultural foundations of zoo conservation : a narrative timeline / Vernon N. Kisling Jr. -- Teetering on the brink of extinction : the passenger pigeon, the bison, and American zoo culture in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Mark V. Barrow Jr. -- American zoos : a shifting balance between recreation and conservation / Pamela M. Henson -- (Re)introducing the Przewalski's horse / Nigel Rothfels -- Conservation constellations : aquariums in aquatic conservation networks / Samantha Muka -- Zoo and aquarium conservation today : visions and programs. Committing to conservation : can zoos and aquariums deliver on their promise? / Rick Barongi -- Saving Animals from Extinction (SAFE) : unifying the conservation approach of AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums / Shelly Grow, Debborah Luke, and Jackie Ogden -- Integrating ex situ management options as part of a one plan approach to species conservation / Kathy Traylor-Holzer, Kristin Leus, and Onnie Byers -- Zoos and gorilla conservation : have we moved beyond a piecemeal approach? / Kristen E. Lukas and Tara S. Stoinski -- Lessons from thirty-one years at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and reflections on aquariums' expanding role in conservation action / Margaret Spring -- The Phoenix Zoo story : building a legacy of conservation / Ruth A. Allard and Stuart A. Wells -- Caring for nature : welfare, wellness, and natural connections. Bears or butterflies? : how should zoos make value-driven decisions about their collections? / Clare Palmer, T.J. Kasperbauer, and Peter Sandøe -- Why zoos have animals : exploring the complex pathway from experiencing animals to pro-environmental behaviors / Alejandro Grajal, Jerry F. Luebke, and Lisa-Anne DeGregoria Kelly -- People in the zoo : a social context for conservation / Susan Clayton and Khoa D. Le Nguyen -- From sad zoo to happy zoo : the changing animal welfare and conservation priorities of the Seoul Zoo in South Korea / Anne S. Clay -- Wildlife wellness : a new ethical frontier for zoos and aquariums / Terry L. Maple and Valerie D. Segura -- Zoos and sustainability : can zoos go beyond ethical individualism to protect resilient systems? / Bryan G. Norton -- Opportunities and challenges for conserving small populations : an emerging role for zoos in genetic rescue / Oliver A. Ryder -- Cloning in the zoo : when zoos become parents / Carrie Friese -- Advancing laboratory-based zoo research to enhance captive breeding of southern white rhinoceros / Christopher W. Tubbs -- dt Beyond the walls : applied field research for the twenty-first-century public aquarium and zoo / Charles R. Knapp -- Frogs in glass boxes : responses of zoos to global amphibian extinctions / Joseph R. Mendelson III -- Alternative models and futures. Sustaining wildlife populations in human care : an existential value proposition for zoos / Steven L. Monfort and Catherine A. Christen -- Reflections on zoos and aquariums and the role of the regional biopark / Craig Ivanyi and Debra Colodner -- Today's awe-inspiring design, tomorrow's Plexiglas dinosaur : how public aquariums contradict their conservation mandate in pursuit of immersive underwater displays / Stefan Linquist -- Zoo conservation disembarks : stepping off the ark and into global sustainable development / Adrián Cerezo and Kelly E. Kapsar -- Rewilding the lifeboats / Harry W. Greene -- The parallax zoo / Ben A. Minteer.
Subject Zoos.
Conservation biology.
Added Author Minteer, Ben A., 1969- editor.
Maienschein, Jane, editor.
Collins, James P, editor.
Rabb, George B. (George Bernard), 1930-2017, author of foreword.
Added Title Evolution of zoo and aquarium conservation
ISBN 9780226538327 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
022653832X (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
9780226538464 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
022653846X (paperback ; alkaline paper)

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