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Conservation: Using 61,000 Marine Surveys To Protect The Sunflower Sea Star

Conservation: Using 61,000 marine surveys to protect the sunflower sea star

Oregon State University, along with The Nature Conservancy and dozens of conservation groups, led a groundbreaking study that found 90.6% of the species population has been wiped out and estimated as many as 5.75 billion animals died from the disease since the die-off began. Species360 is pleased to be a part of foundational research that is essential to informing species conservation.
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New In ZIMS For Medical: Upload Test Lab Results Directly To The Animal’s Record, Saving Manual Data Entry

New in ZIMS for Medical: Upload test lab results directly to the animal’s record, saving manual data entry

Zoo, aquarium, wildlife veterinarians use the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to record and share information regarding animals in their care. Now, when these veterinary teams send blood samples to IDEXX, they can view and upload the report directly in ZIMS for Medical. Called ZIMS Test Result Upload, the new feature reduces manual data entry for veterinary staff and improves the accuracy and volume of data used to calculate ZIMS Expected Test Results used by veterinarians to diagnose illness.
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Conservation: Championing The Global Initiative To End Wildlife Crime

Conservation: Championing the Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime

Species360 is among those invited to be an International Champion of the EWC initiative. Other champions include the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), African Wildlife Foundation, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, the Jane Goodall Institute and others. International Champions support the EWC Statement of Purpose, and help to advance the objectives of the Initiative among their peers, members, and communities.
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Wildlife Conservation: Refuge For Endangered Red Siskin Songbird Receives Species360 Membership Grant

Wildlife Conservation: Refuge for endangered Red Siskin songbird receives Species360 Membership Grant

As a Species360 conservation grant recipient, the Red Siskin Conservation Center (RSCC) at Leslie Pantin zoo will curate and husbandry data with international species survival program partners, including the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, Zoo Miami, Brevard Zoo, National Aviary in Pittsburgh, and members of WAZA, AZA, EAZA, ZAA (Australasia), Brazilian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZAB), and more. The RSCC was established in 2019 through a grant from AZA.
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