Zoology

Blue Star Families and Sleep Number® Surprise Children of Active Duty Military Members

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 10:38pm

For the sixth consecutive year, Sleep Number has helped Blue Star Families with their mission to strengthen military families and to create vibrant communities of mutual support by helping military kids achieve better quality sleep.

Key Points: 
  • For the sixth consecutive year, Sleep Number has helped Blue Star Families with their mission to strengthen military families and to create vibrant communities of mutual support by helping military kids achieve better quality sleep.
  • On May 1, 100 lucky kids were selected by Blue Star Families and Sleep Number to receive the free kits.
  • "The Blue Star Families 2019 Military Family Lifestyle Survey found that more than one third of military families aren't getting the sleep they need to function effectively," said Kathy Roth-Douquet, CEO of Blue Star Families.
  • To learn more about Blue Star Families and all that they do for military families, please visit bluestarfam.org.

Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Market Size is Expected To Reach USD 3.85 Billion by 2027 - Valuates Reports

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 12:44pm

The global brain computer interface (BCI) market size was estimated at USD 1.36 Billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD3.85 Billion by 2027, rising at a 14.3% CAGR from 2020 to 2027.

Key Points: 
  • The global brain computer interface (BCI) market size was estimated at USD 1.36 Billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD3.85 Billion by 2027, rising at a 14.3% CAGR from 2020 to 2027.
  • The growing prevalence of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease and epilepsy are expected to boost the brain computer interface market size during the forecast period.
  • The aforementioned factors are expected to increase the brain computer interface market size during the forecast period.
  • BRAIN COMPUTER INTERFACE MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS:
    North America's market accounted for the largest brain computer interface market share in 2019, which was about 42.3 percent.

Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Market Size is Expected To Reach USD 3.85 Billion by 2027 - Valuates Reports

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 12:41pm

The global brain computer interface (BCI) market size was estimated at USD 1.36 Billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD3.85 Billion by 2027, rising at a 14.3% CAGR from 2020 to 2027.

Key Points: 
  • The global brain computer interface (BCI) market size was estimated at USD 1.36 Billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD3.85 Billion by 2027, rising at a 14.3% CAGR from 2020 to 2027.
  • The growing prevalence of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease and epilepsy are expected to boost the brain computer interface market size during the forecast period.
  • The aforementioned factors are expected to increase the brain computer interface market size during the forecast period.
  • BRAIN COMPUTER INTERFACE MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS:
    North America's market accounted for the largest brain computer interface market share in 2019, which was about 42.3 percent.

Accredited Marine Parks Provide Steady Stream of Engaging Educational Tools for Animal Enthusiasts During Worldwide Shutdown

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 4:33pm

Marine and zoological professionals can't stay home during the outbreak, because they're feeding and caring for their animals.

Key Points: 
  • Marine and zoological professionals can't stay home during the outbreak, because they're feeding and caring for their animals.
  • Vancouver Aquarium's Online Ocean lets viewers dive in to coloring sheets, crafts and educational videos and livestreams.
  • To learn more about AMMPA, visit our website here: https://www.ammpa.org
    The Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks & Aquariums is the leading trade association and accrediting body for zoos, aquariums, and marine parks throughout the world that exhibit marine mammals.
  • Our accredited institutions in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean collectively possess the largest body of marine mammal experience and expertise in the world.

Habitats of The Dolphin Company Have Been Recertified by the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA)

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 5:00pm

Alliance represents the parks dedicated to preserving marine life, aquariums, zoos, research centers, and professional organizations worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • Alliance represents the parks dedicated to preserving marine life, aquariums, zoos, research centers, and professional organizations worldwide.
  • Its main objective is to set the highest standards on marine mammals care, through education, science research and support to each other among their members.
  • "There is no doubt that our marine mammals care and welfare is the top priority.
  • Millions of people had visited the 31 parks and habitats that are currently part of The Dolphin Company in Mexico, the Caribbean, the United States of America, Argentina and Italy.

Making a Difference One Step at a Time

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 3:42pm

Following the walk, there is an after-party featuring animal shows, music, food and various children's' activities held at the Masihara Pavilion inside the zoo.

Key Points: 
  • Following the walk, there is an after-party featuring animal shows, music, food and various children's' activities held at the Masihara Pavilion inside the zoo.
  • After the event, participants are welcome to stay and enjoy the zoo for the remainder of the day.
  • REGISTER TODAY and make a huge difference in the life of a child with a disability!
  • For more information about Easter Seals Greater Houston, visit www.eastersealshouston.org or visit us on Facebook and Twitter (@eastersealshou).

Oakland Zoo Takes Stand Against Single-Use Plastics with Big Changes in Zoo Operations

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 2:35pm

The Zoo launches its #NoToPlastic public awareness campaign on Thursday, coinciding with changes in Zoo operations in eliminating many single-use plastics onsite, and with the goal of becoming nearly 100% plastic-free in the future.

Key Points: 
  • The Zoo launches its #NoToPlastic public awareness campaign on Thursday, coinciding with changes in Zoo operations in eliminating many single-use plastics onsite, and with the goal of becoming nearly 100% plastic-free in the future.
  • "Plastic trash is everywhere, along our highways, in our creeks, and filling the ocean; posing a direct threat to animals globally.
  • It has been over a decade since the Zoo banned plastic straws, utensils, and cup lids, but stronger action was needed.
  • These changes have influenced some other AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) zoos to evaluate their own facilities in single-use plastics.

Record number of wildlife institutions curate global data via nonprofit Species360

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 5:55pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A record 103 zoos, aquariums, wildlife refuges, and conservation organizations in 35 countries joined global nonprofit Species360 in 2019, reflecting a growing demand for data and analytics used in the care and conservation of thousands of species.

Key Points: 
  • MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A record 103 zoos, aquariums, wildlife refuges, and conservation organizations in 35 countries joined global nonprofit Species360 in 2019, reflecting a growing demand for data and analytics used in the care and conservation of thousands of species.
  • In all, more than 1200 wildlife institutions in 99 countries participate in Species360 and use the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to record and analyze vital information for animals in their care.
  • "As part of Species360, members play a critical role in contributing data that benefits the care and conservation of wildlife.
  • These institutions join long-time leaders within the Species360 community, including San Diego Zoo Global, Wildlife Conservation Society, Zoological Society of London, Wildlife Reserves Singapore, Sydney Zoo, and more.

Hatch to Exhibit at CES 2020

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 1:13am

Silicon Valley-based Hatch has helped over half a million families sleep better, and theyre just getting started.

Key Points: 
  • Silicon Valley-based Hatch has helped over half a million families sleep better, and theyre just getting started.
  • Originally inspired by new parents and their babies, Hatch has evolved its suite of smart sleep products to help humans of all ages and stages develop and maintain natural, healthy sleep habits.
  • Hatch will be showcasing its newest sleep device at CES, this time for adults, designed to simplify and personalize the way you fall asleep, stay asleep and wake up.
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191219005855/en/

Global Swarm Intelligence Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 7:30pm

The "Swarm Intelligence - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Swarm Intelligence - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Swarm Intelligence market worldwide is projected to grow by US$69.5 Million, driven by a compounded growth of 39.7%.
  • Clustering, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 38.4%.
  • Poised to reach over US$21.2 Million by the year 2025, Clustering will bring in healthy gains adding significant momentum to global growth.