Following Karta, the Sumatran Orangutan’s, sudden and heartbreaking passing in 2017, Zoos South Australia set out to remember her in a very special way. They thought about traditional memorials like statues or plaques, but also felt they had an opportunity to do something more significant, something that reached far beyond the zoo grounds. […]
Bukit Tigapuluh Wildlife and Ecosystem Protection Program
Perth Zoo is one of the largest funding partners of the Bukit Tigapuluh Wildlife and Ecosystem Protection program, led by the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) in Sumatra, Indonesia. The program aims to protect the unique ecosystem and wildlife of Bukit Tigapuluh. A suite of community development, education, wildlife protection and related projects occur in Bukit […]
Zoos Victoria – Don’t Palm us Off
The United Nations has warned that orang-utans could be extinct within a generation. Palm oil production is the single biggest threat to their survival. Its rampant cultivation is destroying rainforest habitat at an alarming rate. The simple fact is that Australian Consumers can’t tell whether they are contributing to this crisis because palm oil is not labelled on most food products – often labelled as ‘vegetable oil’.