SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

in Asia
2014 saw the first year that Colchester Zoo’s charity Action for the Wild supported the Red Panda Network. This project is committed to the conservation of wild Red pandas and their habitat through the education and empowerment of local communities. Funding...

in Asia
Action for the Wild has proudly been supporting the Orangutan Foundation since 2010. Our funds have gone towards supporting a vet and helping the costs associated with moving Orangutans between areas, such as, fuel, medication and food. With such fantastic work...

in Asia
Villagers in Western and Southern Thailand have learned there is a better way to earn money than poaching endangered hornbill chicks from nests to sell at markets – and that's to put their efforts into hornbill conservation instead. The Hornbill Research...

in Asia
Otter populations are in sharp decline in Asia, due to loss of their food sources and wetland habitats, the pet trade and hunting for their fur. But Fishing villages in Bangladesh – which have a long tradition of using smooth-coated otters...

in Asia
A sanctuary in Cambodia has recently seen a deluge of sun bear cubs rescued from the North Eastern provinces. Thousands of hectares of tropical forest – home to many endangered species driven to extinction in other areas – have been destroyed...

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