SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

in Asia
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has supported the Hornbill Research Foundation since 2002, adopting families of hornbills in southern Thailand. Our adoption helps fund researchers from Bangkok’s Mahidol University, along with 39 villagers, to look after hornbill nests found in...

in Asia
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £31,000 in support of Free the Bears since 2011. The majority of our support has been put towards enrichment and development at Free the Bears’ Cambodian bear sanctuary in Phnom Penh. In 2017,...

in Asia
Since 2006, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated over £9,000 to support the Komodo Survival Programme in conjunction with the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) European Endangered Species Breeding Programme. Throughout April to June 2017, the programme...

in Asia
Since 2010, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £34,000 to sponsor the Orangutan Foundation funding their project on Bornean Orangutan Translocations and Veterinary Support in the 64,000ha Lamandau Wildlife Reserve, Indonesian Borneo. The Orangutan Foundation helps to fund and...

in Asia
The Red Panda Network is working in Nepal in the Panchthar-Ilam-Taplejung (PIT) corridor to protect and maintain a viable red panda population. This corridor is very important because of its large red panda habitat and also its connectivity to the other...

Action for the Wild is Colchester Zoo’s charitable arm

Action for the Wild became a charity in 2004

Action for the Wild has donated over £2 million to animal conservation to date