Zoo Conservation

World

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WAZA
Conservation Strategy 2015

"(...) Several WAZA members are providing critical financial support to field-based conservation and significant investments are made in wildlife conservation every year. " 

Inger Anderson, Director IUCN, June 2015

Europe

"This Campaign addresses how commercially-based human activities impact marine species conservation. It focuses on how zoos and aquariums work and will encourage participants to make real changes to their working practices by applying the already shared vision to united objectives for marine biodiversity management and protection."

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"The EU LIFE Funding is an EU initiative that provides financial support dedicated exclusively to the environment, nature, conservation and climate action. "

North America

Australasia

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Photo: Auckland Zoo

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"ZAA-accredited zoos and aquariums in Australasia are huge contributors to conservation in our part of the world and globally. ZAA members participate in 629 conservation programs for threatened species worldwide. In 2017, they funded a total of $20.6 million to conservation as well as a further $3.1 million of in-kind support."

Saving Species One at a Time...

#1 Golden Lion Tamarin
#1 Golden Lion Tamarin

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#2 California Condor
#2 California Condor

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#7 Persian Leopard
#7 Persian Leopard

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Zoos are saving species... and we can prove it! Find in our blog the stories of species that are in risk of extinction and the conservation efforts of zoos and other institutions to protect them.

Zoo Conservation Memes

The following memes were created by Zoos Saving Species. They show the involvement of zoos in the conservation of several species all over the world.

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Education

Marwell Wildlife

Other Resources

Other Zoo Missions

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Scientific Research

Oregon Zoo

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Education

Marwell Wildlife

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Animal Welfare

Smithsonian's National Zoo