SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

in Asia
By Nikki Brown, Presenter and Conservation Assistant at Colchester Zoo between September 2009-January 2014. The mission of Free the Bears, founded in 1995, is ‘to protect, preserve and enrich the lives of bears throughout the world.’ The Free the Bears Fund...

in Europe
On the 31st March some of Colcheter Zoo's keepers, along with staff from Natural England and the National Trust, released all of the captive Fisher's Estuarine moth eggs from the Colchester Zoo habitat. In total 16 batches were placed at Copt...

in Africa
At the end of October 2016, two of the nursery herd, Muchichili and Nkala, were relocated to the Kafue National Park to join the release herd reaching a significant milestone in their progression towards life back in the wild.  They set...

in Asia
Komodo dragon populations are restricted to five islands in south-eastern Indonesia. Four island populations occur within the world heritage listed Komodo National Park (KNP,) with less than 3,000 individuals on a land area of about 600 km2.    On Flores, outside...

in Africa
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has supported the Centre de Rehábilitation des Primates de Lwiro (CRPL) in the province of South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 2013. To date, we have donated £19,724 and, in March 2017, made...

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