Institute News

June 13, 2019

Study Cites Elephant Reintroduction Programs as a Model for Wildlife Releases

Increasing the success of wildlife translocations is critical, given the escalating global threats to wildlife. A study...

May 22, 2019

Sharp Decline in Palila Population Prompts Relocation

(MAUNAKEA, HAWAI‘I)—On Sunday and Monday (May 19 and 20, 2019), a half-dozen palila, critically endangered Hawaiian birds...

May 22, 2019

Three orphaned elephant calves from Reteti Elephant Sanctuary have been successfully translocated to a holding area in Sera Wildlife Conservancy, in Kenya’s Samburu County—the first such rewilding...

May 16, 2019

Parker Pennington, Ph.D., researcher, San Diego Zoo Global (left) and Barbara Durrant, Ph.D., Henshaw endowed director of Reproductive Sciences, San Diego Zoo Global (right), pose for a photo for a photo with...

May 13, 2019

Wildwatch Burrowing Owl Invites the Public to Help with Crucial Wildlife Research

After two years of success with an online “crowdsourcing” effort to help track giraffes in Kenya, San Diego...

May 08, 2019

(Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve, Hawai‘i) – Two ‘alalā living in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve have reached a new milestone—one not seen in the...

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