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Conservation Links


  1. World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

7-8 Plumtree Court,London, EC4A 4DN.

Probably the most famous of all the conservation organisations. It concentrates on saving wild life and natural habitat throughout the world.

2. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire

3.The British Butterfly Conservation Society

Dedicated to saving wild butterflies, moths and their habitats.

4.The Society for the Promotion of Nature Reserves

The Manor House, Alford, Lincolnshire

This is the national association of the county naturalist trusts.

5. Fauna Preservation Society

C/o Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London NW1

6. Mammal Society

Concentrates on factual information about mammals & mammal biology.

7. The Conservation society

34 Bridge Street, Walton on Thames, Surrey

Campaigns against pollution and the waste of scarce resources.

8. Marine Conservation Society

9. Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society

10. Rainforest Concern

11.The Association of British Wild Animal Keepers

12. Institute of Zoology

14. Basking Shark Society


Regional Zoo Associations

Zoos around the world tend to link together in country and regional zoo associations. Links to the relevant association websites can be found below. The sites list member Zoos.

1. WAZA - The World Association of Zoos and Aquaria

2. EAZA- European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

3. AZA - American Zoo and Aquarium Association

4. ARAZPA - Australasian Regional Association

5. PAAZAB - Pan African Association of Zoological Gardens, Aquaria and Botanical Gardens

6. SEAZA - South East Asian Zoos Association


In addition to their respective organisations many Zoos work together and are members of joint organisations as follows:

1. ISIS - International Species Information System

2. CBSG - Conservation Breeding Specialist Group

3. IUCN - The World Conservation Union

4. WCMC - World Conservation Monitoring Centre



RBST - Rare Breeds Survival Trust

MFG - Madagascar Fauna Group



Shark Trust (e-mail)
Thames 21
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Environment Agency
Coral Cay Conservation Expeditions
The Really Wild Zone




Last Updated 04/02/2001