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Taronga Conservation Society Australia still in operationTaronga Conservation Society Australia still in operation
Taronga Conservation Society Australia still in operation

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Taronga Conservation Society Australia still in operation

With the temporary closure of Taronga’s properties, the Taronga Foundation will continue to fundraise during to ensure Taronga can continue operating…

Posted on 25th March 2020 by Media Relations

Baby boom for the Bellinger River Snapping TurtleBaby boom for the Bellinger River Snapping Turtle
Baby boom for the Bellinger River Snapping Turtle

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Baby boom for the Bellinger River Snapping Turtle

35 critically endangered Bellinger River Snapping Turtles have hatched at Taronga's breeding facility this year.

Posted on 16th March 2020 by Media Relations

Celebrate sustainable seafood weekCelebrate sustainable seafood week
Celebrate sustainable seafood week

#Act for the Wild, #Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Celebrate sustainable seafood week

Even though the situation is critical, as consumers, we have the power to help create a future full of fish for everyone.

Posted on 04th March 2020 by Media Relations

Innovation and community engagement to address plasticsInnovation and community engagement to address plastics
Innovation and community engagement to address plastics

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Innovation and community engagement to address plastics

While the challenges posed by plastics are significant, there are also great opportunities to capitalise on new ideas and solutions.

Posted on 04th March 2020 by Media Relations

Innovation tackling the illegal wildlife tradeInnovation tackling the illegal wildlife trade
Innovation tackling the illegal wildlife trade

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Innovation tackling the illegal wildlife trade

At current estimates, the illegal wildlife crime is worth US$23 billion a year. But what if harnessing the power of technology and innovation offers…

Posted on 04th March 2020 by Media Relations

Regent Honeyeaters first health check at DubboRegent Honeyeaters first health check at Dubbo
Regent Honeyeaters first health check at Dubbo

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Regent Honeyeaters first health check at Dubbo

It was a health check of a different kind as some of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s smallest residents, eight Regent Honeyeaters, had their first…

Posted on 27th February 2020 by Media Relations

Ongoing drought increases pressure on KoalasOngoing drought increases pressure on Koalas
Ongoing drought increases pressure on Koalas

#Dubbo Wildlife Hospital, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Ongoing drought increases pressure on Koalas

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has seen a sharp increase in the number of koalas presenting to the Wildlife Hospital in Dubbo due to the ongoing drought…

Posted on 24th February 2020 by Media Relations

Wildlife tradeWildlife trade
Wildlife trade

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Wildlife trade

A renewed game plan is needed to tackle Southeast Asia’s massive wildlife trafficking problem, says the latest report released by TRAFFIC.

Posted on 21st February 2020 by Media Relations

Why innovation matters in conservationWhy innovation matters in conservation
Why innovation matters in conservation

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Why innovation matters in conservation

The next 10 years will be critical if we are to turn the global tide on the loss of plants and animals. To help tackle this global and national…

Posted on 21st February 2020 by Media Relations

Small population of Corroboree Frogs survive bushfires in VictoriaSmall population of Corroboree Frogs survive bushfires in Victoria
Small population of Corroboree Frogs survive bushfires in Victoria

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Small population of Corroboree Frogs survive bushfires in Victoria

A group of biologists were flown into Kosciuszko National Park recently to assess the damage bushfires had caused to enclosures housing critically…

Posted on 11th February 2020 by Media Relations

Young wombat in good hands after suffering burnsYoung wombat in good hands after suffering burns
Young wombat in good hands after suffering burns

#Dubbo Wildlife Hospital, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Young wombat in good hands after suffering burns

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital has been treating a juvenile wombat for significant burns to its back, sustained in the recent…

Posted on 10th February 2020 by Media Relations

Vale NyotaVale Nyota
Vale Nyota

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Vale Nyota

Taronga Zoo is devastated to announce the passing of our oldest Giraffe ‘Nyota’, who passed away last week at the age of 28. This is an incredible…

Posted on 06th February 2020 by Media Relations