Conservation Partnerships Around the World

The Chicago Zoological Society’s conservation programs and partnerships extend far beyond the physical gates of Brookfield Zoo. From our own CZS-led initiatives to partnerships with other accredited zoos, universities, and conservation groups, we support conservation research and programs around the world.

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Asia and South Pacific


Central and South America

  • Assessment Study of Amphibians (Bolivia) *
  • Assessment Study of Amphibians (Colombia) *
  • Protecting Blue-Billed Curassows (Colombia) *
  • Global Conservation Leadership Program for Youth (Guyana)
  • Conservation of South American Fur Seals, Sea Lions, and Humboldt Penguins at Punta San Juan (Peru) *
  • Monitoring and Tagging of Franciscana Dolphins (Brazil) 
  • Status, Distribution, and Parasitism in American Crocodiles (Belize and Guatemala) *
  • Training and Capacity Building of Latin American Zoos (Latin America)

North America

* Indicates a project funded through a grant from the Chicago Zoological Society’s Chicago Board of Trade Endangered Species Fund.


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