Environmental Sustainability

Facing the threat of climate change and biodiversity loss, sustainability has become an essential public issue. Not only individual households, but also companies contribute to the fight against global warming by implementing sustainable applications and operations. Particularly zoos and aquariums, committed to environmental conservation, can and should adhere to sustainable responsibility and moreover act as educating and encouraging institutions towards their visitors.


Sustainability Report


Please click on the following link to download a report (900 KB), produced in association with WAZA, on implementing environmental sustainability in zoos and aquariums. The background to this report is explained in a thesis (2 MB).


Carbon footprint

Please click on the below link to download a checklist for reducing the environmental footprint of zoos and aquariums in one of the two languages available (300 KB each):



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