Contact Conservation

Si vous souhaitez entrer en contact avec le département de Conservation de WAZA ou si vous avez des questions concernant la conservation, veuillez contacter:


Markus Gusset, PhD

WAZA Executive Office

IUCN Conservation Centre

Rue Mauverney 28

CH-1196 Gland



Phone: +41 (0)22 999 07 94

Fax: +41 (0)22 999 07 91



Dr Markus Gusset is a conservation and animal welfare biologist with more than 10 years of  expertise in researching and protecting wildlife both in its natural habitat (mainly in southern and eastern Africa) and in human care (at Zurich Zoo and Leipzig Zoo). He received his PhD degree in 2006 and has been a Research Associate at Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit since 2007 to pursue his research interests. He is a member of the IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group and Reintroduction Specialist Group and was elected a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London in 2011. He joined the WAZA Executive Office in 2009, where he serves as Conservation Officer and acts as the International Studbook Coordinator.


  • Dick, G. & Gusset, M. (eds) (2010) Building a Future for Wildlife: Zoos and Aquariums Committed to Biodiversity Conservation. Gland: WAZA Executive Office, 215 pp. (More)
  • Gusset, M. & Dick, G. (2010) Biodiversity conservation projects supported by the world zoo and aquarium community. In: Building a Future for Wildlife: Zoos and Aquariums Committed to Biodiversity Conservation (ed. by Dick, G. & Gusset, M.), pp. 5760. Gland: WAZA Executive Office. (More
  • Gusset, M. & Dick, G. (2010) ‘Building a Future for Wildlife'? Evaluating the contribution of the world zoo and aquarium community to in situ conservation. International Zoo Yearbook 44: 183191. (More)
  • Gusset, M. & Dick, G. (2011) The global reach of zoos and aquariums in visitor numbers and conservation expenditures. Zoo Biology 30: 566–569. (More)
  • Gusset, M. & Dick, G. (eds) (2011) WAZA Magazine 12: Towards Sustainable Population Management. Gland: WAZA Executive Office, 44 pp. (More)
  • Gusset, M., Lecointre, C. & Dick, G. (2012) Zoos and aquariums contribute to achieving Aichi Target 1. [square brackets]–CBD Newsletter for Civil Society 6: 8–9. (More)
  • Oberwemmer, F., Bingaman Lackey, L. & Gusset, M. (2011) Which species have a studbook and how threatened are they? WAZA Magazine 12: 3436. (More)
  • Penn, L., Gusset, M. & Dick, G. (2012) 77 Years: The History and Evolution of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums 1935–2012. Gland: WAZA Executive Office, 199 pp. (More)


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