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Launching the WAZA FSC Short Guide: How to Choose Responsibly Sourced Forest Products

Launching the WAZA Short Guide: How to Choose Responsibly Sourced Forest Products Posted: 22 February 2021 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to announce the launch of the WAZA Short Guide: How to Choose Responsibly Sourced Forest Products at Your Zoo or Aquarium. In October 2018, at the 73rd WAZA Annual …

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WAZA Award Winners 2020

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 WAZA Awards Posted: 16 October 2020 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 WAZA Awards. The awards were presented at the 75th WAZA Annual Conference, which was held virtually from 12-15 October 2020. The top honour of the year, …

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75th WAZA Virtual Annual Conference Keynote Speakers

75th WAZA Virtual Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Posted: 2 October 2020 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the upcoming 75th WAZA Virtual Annual Conference. Sahil Merchant, partner at McKinsey & Company, will deliver the opening keynote address on Monday 12 October. Merchant will examine what …

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WAZA and Wild Welfare Sign Memorandum of Understanding

WAZA and Wild Welfare Sign Memorandum of Understanding Posted: 21 September 2020 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and NGO Wild Welfare have joined forces to collaboratively achieve high standards of animal welfare in zoos and aquariums around the world. The two organisations recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster and …

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WAZA Welcomes New Members

WAZA Welcomes New Members The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to have recently welcomed two new members to the global zoo and aquarium community. L’ Aquàrium de Barcelona, Spain, and Toyohashi Zoo and Botanical Park, Japan, both joined WAZA as Institutional members in September. An aquarist feeds a shark at L’Aquarium …

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WAZA Webinars COVID-19

WAZA Webinars — COVID19 WAZA is hosting regular webinars in light of COVID-19 to connect with WAZA members and provide resources in these challenging times. Below you will find links to the webinar recordings, as well a key takeaways and infographics.  Reopening Strategies On Thursday 28 May WAZA hosted a webinar with panellists from around …

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