The Conservation Euro
Your contribution to nature
Nature and species conservation are crucial aspects of the modern age, and they are of global significance for society. We have been supporting selected species conservation projects for many years.
With the introduction of the Conservation Euro in December 2018, we have been able to increase our commitment in this area considerably and make a significant contribution to protecting endangered species and conservation areas. The voluntary contribution is paid by the overwhelming majority of our visitors. In 2019 alone, it generated a total of € 343,000, 100 per cent of which goes to field projects. Our heartfelt thanks therefore go to you, our visitors, for joining us in supporting the preservation of nature and biodiversity.
pay the Conservation Euro
euros donated in 2019
payment of donations in 2020
In addition to projects given financial support by our Zoo in the past, further projects have been chosen for which the Zoo’s inhabitants can serve as ambassadors. All projects are linked to respected organisations and maintain a transparent information policy on how the donations raised are used. A total of € 343,000 was raised by the Conservation Euro in 2019, € 240,000 of which we disbursed to a total of twelve charitable organisations and initiatives in the summer of 2020. We retain a certain amount to pay out at a later date, or to enable us to provide urgently needed assistance at short notice. Therefore, the difference is always disbursed with a time lag of one year.
Overview of donation distribution in 2020
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