Zoos and Aquariums Committed to Biodiversity Conservation
“Building a future for wildlife” is the slogan of the World Zoo and Aquarium Conservation Strategy. Modern zoos and aquariums are indeed playing an increasingly active and important role in conserving species in their natural habitat. This richly illustrated book provides an overview of the partners, approaches and achievements of the world zoo and aquarium community in wildlife conservation. The book’s main focus is on 25 conservation success stories from around the globe, portraying the many ways in which zoos and aquariums are committed to biodiversity conservation.
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The United Nations declared 2010 to be the International Year of Biodiversity.
One goal is to raise awareness of the global accomplishments to save biodiversity. The proceeds from the sale of this book are donated to biodiversity conservation projects worldwide.
This book was edited by Gerald Dick and Markus Gusset from the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), who are both conservation biologists themselves.