Learn more about Conservation Medicine by exploring these links:

Organizations:

EcoHealth Alliance
http://www.ecohealthalliance.org
“EcoHealth Alliance is an international organization of scientists dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity. For more than 40 years, EcoHealth Alliance has focused its efforts on conservation. Today, we are known for our innovative research on the intricate relationships between wildlife, ecosystems and human health.”

International Union for the Conservation of Nature
http://www.iucn.org
“Founded in 1948 as the world’s first global environmental organization …Conserving biodiversity is central to the mission of IUCN. We demonstrate how biodiversity is fundamental to addressing some of the world’s greatest challenges such as climate change, sustainable development and food security.”

Wildlife Conservation Society
http://www.wcs.org
“The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe…We currently manage about 500 conservation projects in more than 60 countries…Our parks include: the Bronx ZooNew York AquariumCentral Park ZooProspect Park Zoo and Queens Zoo.”

World Vets
http://worldvets.org
“World Vets develops, implements and manages international veterinary and disaster relief programs to help animals, educate people and have a positive impact on communities.  Improving animal welfare and alleviating suffering are high on our priority list but our work extends beyond that.  Our programs help to prevent the spread of diseases from animals to humans; our livestock programs help small farmers to pull themselves out of poverty, and our disaster relief efforts for animals directly impact people who might otherwise remain in dangerous situations if the needs of their animals are not addressed. World Vets recognizes the importance of the One Health concept in which health of humans, animals and their ecosystems are inextricably linked.  Our programs help not only animals, but also people and the communities in which they live.”

World Wildlife Fund
http://worldwildlife.org
“WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF’s unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.”

Institutions:

National Wildlife Health Center
http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov
“The National Wildlife Health Center, a wildlife disease laboratory under the direction of the U.S. Geological Survey,  is tasked with conducting pathological investigations of wildlife mortality events across a broad spectrum of species and environments.”

Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation
http://smconservation.gmu.edu
“The complexity of today’s world and the ever-evolving threats to biodiversity demand proactive and innovative approaches to conservation biology learning. In response, the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) and George Mason University (Mason) have established the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC).”