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WAZA Welcomes New Member – Attractions.io

WAZA Welcomes New Member – Attractions.io Posted: 10 October 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to welcome a new Corporate Member to the global zoo and aquarium community – Attractions.io. Established in 2009, Attractions.io is the only

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Communications Assistant Joins WAZA Executive Office

Communications Assistant Joins WAZA Executive Office Posted: 10 October 2022 WAZA is happy to announce the appointment of Linde de Nijs as the Communications Assistant at WAZA Executive Office.  Linde de Nijs joins WAZA as the Communication Assistant, after recently moving to Barcelona

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WAZA Code of Conduct for Events

WAZA Code of Conduct for Events Posted: 27 September 2022 Purpose The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is an association with members all over the world. Different cultures, languages, and experiences, come together at our annual conference and other WAZA

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – ELSS Engineering

WAZA Welcomes New Member – ELSS Engineering Posted: 9 September 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to welcome a new Corporate Member to the global zoo and aquarium community – ELSS Engineering. Established in 2005, ELSS Engineering

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – American Humane

WAZA Welcomes New Member – American Humane Posted: 9 September 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is delighted to welcome a new Corporate Member to the global zoo and aquarium community – American Humane. Located in Washington DC, American

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – Wild Republic

WAZA Welcomes New Member – Wild Republic Posted: 8 August 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is delighted to welcome back Wild Republic as our Corporate Member. Established in 1999, Wild Republic is the proud supplier of animal toys

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Administrative Assistant Joins WAZA Executive Office

Administrative Assistant Joins WAZA Executive Office Posted: 28 June 2022 WAZA is happy to announce the appointment of a new Administrative Assistant. Please join us in welcoming Ms Emma Burke as Administrative Assistant at WAZA Executive Office. Here are some details about

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – Fondation Juniclair

WAZA Welcomes New Member – Fondation Juniclair Posted: 21 June 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is delighted to welcome a new Affiliate Member to the global zoo and aquarium community – Fondation Juniclair. Located in Luxembourg, Fondation Juniclair

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – GLMV Zoos

WAZA Welcomes New Member – GLMV Zoos Posted: 21 June 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is delighted to welcome a new Corporate Member to the global zoo and aquarium community – GLMV Zoos.  Located in Wichita, United States,

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Announcing Appointment of WAZA Communications Positions

Announcing Appointment of WAZA Communications Positions Posted: 24 May 2022 WAZA is happy to announce the appointment of a new Communications team. Please join us in welcoming Ms Tania Kahlon as WAZA Communications Coordinator, and Mr Adrián Lizanda Herrera as WAZA Communications Assistant. Here are some

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Hamilton Zoo

WAZA Welcomes New Member – Hamilton Zoo

WAZA Welcomes New Member – Hamilton Zoo Posted: 9 May 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is delighted to welcome a new Institutional Member to the global zoo and aquarium community – the Hamilton Zoo. Located in the city

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WAZA Statement on Ukraine

WAZA Statement on Ukraine Posted: 9 March 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) stands with the people and zoos of Ukraine and strongly condemns this senseless war. Our hearts go out to the many people and animals affected by

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – BoldMove Nation

WAZA Welcomes New Member – BoldMove Nation Posted: 16 February 2022 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to welcome BoldMove Nation as a new corporate member. Founded early 2021 and based in Brussels, Belgium, BoldMove Nation’s mission is

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In Memory of Dr William G. Conway

In Memory of Dr William G. Conway (20 November 1929 – 21 October 2021) Posted: 25 October 2021 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr William (Bill) Conway. A well-known and respected

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – Zoo Advisors

WAZA Welcomes New Member – Zoo Advisors Posted: 15 September 2021 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is delighted to have broadened its global membership base by welcoming business management consulting and leadership advisory firm, Zoo Advisors as a new

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – Atlantis, Dubai

WAZA Welcomes New Member – Atlantis, Dubai Posted: 30 August 2021 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to welcome Atlantis, Dubai as a new Institutional member, to the global zoo and aquarium community. Atlantis, Dubai is located on

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WAZA and IZE Formalise Long-standing Partnership

WAZA and IZE Formalise Long-standing Partnership Posted: 22 July 2021 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and the International Zoo Educators Association (IZE) have formalised their long-standing cooperation with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The two organisations will jointly strengthen

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WAZA Welcomes New Member – Assiniboine Park Zoo

WAZA Welcomes New Member – Assiniboine Park Zoo Posted: 20 May 2021 The Assiniboine Park Zoo, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, was founded in 1904 and is the oldest zoological facility in Canada. In 2009, the Assiniboine Park Conservancy unveiled a visionary redevelopment

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WAZA Launches Sustainable Palm Oil Website

WAZA Launches Sustainable Palm Oil Website Posted: 28 April 2021 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to announce the launch of the website: Sustainable Palm Oil Resources for Zoos and Aquariums. www.wazapalmoil.org In October 2018, at the 73rd

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WAZA Welcomes First New Member of 2021

WAZA Welcomes First New Member of 2021 Posted: 17 March 2021 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is delighted to welcome its first new member of 2021, the Greater Vancouver Zoo. The Zoo joined as a new Institutional Member in

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WAZA Officially Endorses IUCN Presidential Candidate

WAZA Officially Endorses IUCN Presidential Candidate  Posted: 11 March 2021 Humanity is at a crucial crossroads. Though there has been some positive progress in biodiversity conservation in some areas, the natural world is still largely under threat. Much more needs to be

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WAZA Welcomes New Corporate Member

WAZA Welcomes New Corporate Member Posted: 10 December 2020 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to welcome a new corporate member to its global membership base. Immotion Group plc, with offices based in the United Kingdom and the

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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

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WAZA Statement on France Cetacean Legislation

WAZA Statement on France’s Proposed Cetacean Ban Posted: 8 October 2020 The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) urges the French government not to vote into law a proposal which seeks to ban the breeding and keeping of cetaceans in French

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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

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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

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WAZA Welcomes New Corporate Member

WAZA Welcomes New Corporate Member The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to welcome its newest member to the global WAZA community. Hanart Culture LLC joined WAZA this month as a corporate member.  Hanart Culture produces and manages live

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Statement in Support of BIAZA

Statement in Support of BIAZA The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) supports the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (BIAZA) extensive efforts to secure early flexibility for BIAZA member zoos and aquariums to open in the UK, many

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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

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WAZA COVID-19 Reopening Recommendations

WAZA COVID-19 Reopening Recommendations Updated: 05/06/2020 The following recommendations are a compilation of reopening recommendations made by different WAZA recognised national and regional associations. Considering the diversity of territories and respective legislation under which WAZA member zoos and aquariums operate, these guidelines

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