The Arctic is much more than a land of ice and snow. Learn more about the animals, plants and people that live there.
Pollution, climate change and unsustainable development all affect life in the Arctic. Learn more…
Researchers are working hard to discover more about biodiversity and how we can protect it. Learn more…
At first glance, the Arctic might seem empty,
but it’s actually full of life. Communities of
plants, animals and people all make their
homes in, on, under or at the edge of the
ice. Our lives depend on biodiversity and our
actions can destroy or preserve it. Make your
pledge and learn more about how you can
Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010 Report Released
Climate change position statement by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Government of Canada Presents Boundary Proposal for Lancaster Sound National Marine Conservation Area Critical step forward in protecting the "Serengeti of the Arctic"
Modern Zoos and Aquariums Are Leaders in Biodiversity Conservation
Government of Canada supports Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) educational campaign, “Our Arctic, Our Life”
Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Watch for dates for 2011
2011 CAZA Annual Conference Kicking Horse Grizzly Bear Refuge, Golden B.C. September 28 to 30 2011.
6th World Environmental Education Congress
19 - 23 July 2011
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Canada’s accredited zoos and aquariums are a vital connection to the natural world for an increasingly urbanized population.
They bring the reality of animals and their threatened environment to people in a way that raises awareness and motivates positive action to ensure the future of the world’s wildlife.