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Image of the logo SAFE Saving Animals From ExtinctionThe Association of Zoos & Aquariums, with its member aquariums and zoos and a variety of partners, are taking action to save species through AZA SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction. SAFE combines the power of zoo and aquarium visitors with the resources and collective expertise of AZA members and partners, all focused on saving species. Our collective action will help save vulnerable wildlife species from extinction and protect them for future generations.


Category: Black rhino

WAZA and TRAFFIC Join Forces to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and TRAFFIC today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to intensify collaboration to combat illegal wildlife trade by jointly supporting its prevention and enhancing public awareness of wildlife-trade related conservation threats.   Read more Read More
Posted by Nancy Ramos at Thursday, August 18, 2016

AZA Members Work on Rhinoceros Conservation

Between 2010-2014 alone, 78 AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums reported investing over $4.2 million towards rhinoceros conservation - with more than $1.5 million directly benefiting black rhinos.  Read more. Read More
Posted by Rob Vernon at Monday, June 27, 2016

15th International Elephant & Rhino Conservation and Research Symposium

The fourth joint International Elephant and Rhino Conservation and Research Symposium is a forum for elephant and rhino conservationists and researchers from around the world to present conservation projects and research outcomes, new technologies in field conservation and conflict mitigation, studies in disease, reproduction and behavior, and other issues that impact the long term survival of elephants and rhinos.   Read more Read More
Posted by Nancy Ramos at Sunday, January 31, 2016

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