Global non-profit Species360 welcomes the New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) Kakī Conservation Program to its member community. This government-led species recovery program manages or monitors about 200 Kakī (wading birds) including in situ and ex situ populations.
Species360 research partners use ZIMS data to discover new insights. Among the participants in the research partner program are University of California at Berkeley and UC Davis (United States), University of Navarro (Spain), Babes Bolyai University (Romania), Murdoch University (Australia), and Royal Agriculture University (England).
As a global nonprofit, Species360 facilitates international collaboration in recording and sharing essential data on species. A growing number of wildlife institutions are participating in this effort. In all, 34 aquariums, zoos, and wildlife refuges in Europe, Asia, and the Americas have joined Species360 this year. They represent non-profit and for-profit, large and small institutions.
Founded in 1977, Mahendra Chaudhary park is largest zoo in the northern Punjab region of India and is located near the capital Chandigahr. The zoo is a member of CZA and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).
Wildlife conservation institutions join Species360 from New Zealand, India, Russia, Australia, Israel, Indonesia, Romania, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, and Canada.
Central Zoo Authority presents "Expert Talks" on managing wild herds of gaur (Indian bison) while accommodating community needs.
New Species360 member Teton Raptor Center expanded their mission to include a Raptor Rescue Network that coordinates the efforts of Rehab Centers, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, veterinarians, and volunteers to ensure that every injured raptor has access to rehabilitation.
As a member of the Species360 Research Partner Program, the SSA will use data from the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to bridge gaps in demographic, husbandry, welfare, and medical information that is essential to protecting and caring for gibbons.
Our aquatics community continues to grow, enabling aquariums to curate and share data essential to animal welfare and species conservation. Twenty aquariums worldwide joined Species360 in 2019 and 2020.
In 2021, Species360 welcomes five new and returning trustees elected by our institutional members to serve on our board.