"(...) 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
Photo: Auckland Zoo
"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."
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Zoo Conservation Memes
Zoos & Other Organisations
Zoos & aquariums support multiple conservation organisations and some of them depend heavy on this support to continue their important work. The support provided by zoos includes financial & human resources, knowledge & expertise, animals for release, & others! Find some examples in the list below...