Fighting Extinction

Zoos Victoria is committed to fighting wildlife extinction. For several species, our long-term commitment is their only hope of survival.

Zoos Victoria is committed to fighting wildlife extinction. For several species, our long-term commitment is their only hope of survival.

 

The effects of climate change and habitat destruction are deeply felt in our natural world and Zoos Victoria works locally and globally to make wildlife conservation possible.

Our goal is to be the world's leading zoo-based conservation organisation.

We are involved in conservation programs in six countries, eight grass-roots community conservation campaigns, and more than 50 research projects.

We inspire communities to commit to the conservation of wildlife and wild places by connecting people and wildlife.

Our Wildlife Conservation Master Plan 2019-2024 is dedicated to the recovery of 27 threatened native species, outlining the work and projects we will undertake to save these species from extinction and excite our communities to fight for a future rich in wildlife.

Each project has been identified and developed to benefit both ecological communities and key species. 

The list is long and our work is urgent.

Zoos Victoria runs and delivers more captive breeding and recovery programs than any other institution within Australia. Our people are passionate and focused on the conservation of our wildlife for future generations.