Emirates News Agency – Al Ain Zoo participates in the 77th conference of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA)

Monday, November 21, 2022 – 10:40 am

Al Ain, November 21 / WAM / Al Ain Zoo participated in the 77th annual conference of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), which was hosted by Spain, in the presence of leaders and representatives of the oldest zoos in the world, in order to enhance its global presence and membership.

The conference was attended by His Excellency Ghanem Mubarak Al-Hajri, Director General of the Zoo and Aquarium in Al Ain, Eng. Ahmed Issa Al-Harassi, Executive Director of the Operations Sector, and Amna Manea Al-Otaiba, Director of the Life Sciences Department.

His Excellency Al-Hajri said: “We are keen on our presence and effective presence with our partners and supporters in the field of nature conservation, which we found in the WAZA conference, which was a rich meeting point that brought together 240 participants from 41 countries and regions of specialists and interested people, who were briefed on the latest developments, research and experiences that It is at the heart of Al Ain Zoo’s competence and contributes to the continuity of our efforts to protect endangered animals around the world.”

The conference, which was held at Loro Park Zoo, reviewed topics, research, sustainability efforts, animal care and preservation, strategic planning and future innovations that support members’ efforts to conserve nature and protect wildlife and wildlife, in addition to the role of society and the behavior of individuals in supporting the trend towards environmental protection.

It is worth noting that Al Ain Zoo is a distinguished member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) since 2006 due to its importance among international zoos. And educational in spreading awareness of the importance of preserving nature.

Dina Omar / Nima Al-Amiri

The article is in Arabic

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