Evolution and Conservation

Given the limited resources for conservation, what species should we save?

We live in the midst of a mass extinction event, and the harsh reality is that not all species can be saved.  Researchers at the Crawford Lab use principles of evolutionary distinctiveness to prioritize species for conservation.

Current Projects

Zoos and Conservation, Mooers Lab
What is the role of zoological institutions in species conservation?  Do zoos around the world currently hold species that are at greatest risk of extinction?