2018 IZE Conference
Penguin Promises: encouraging aquarium visitors to take conservation action Judy Brenda Mann, Roy Ballantyne and Jan Packer Abstract This study investigates the impact of an innovative conservation action campaign called Penguin Promises implemented at uShaka Sea World in Durban, South Africa. Communication tools included interpretive signage, exhibits with and without animals, presentations, and personal interactions,…
Citizen scientists have helped researchers track everything from endangered plants to monarch butterfly eggs. But these amateur observers are usually adults. Could kids help out too?
International Zoo Educators Association IZEA exists to engage our members worldwide to achieve biodiversity conservation by encouraging sustainable behaviors in people that visit zoos and aquariums. As part of this mission, IZEA offers professional development opportunities to build the capability of conservation educators worldwide.