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 2022 alone, it generated a total of € 319,000, 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 2022
payment of donations in 2022
In addition to projects to which the Zoo has given financial support in the past, we have chosen further projects where the Zoo’s inhabitants can serve as ambassadors. All projects are linked to reputable organisations and provide transparent information on how donations are used. In 2022, the Conservation Euro raised a total of €319,036. In spring 2023, we donated €285,000 from this fund to a total of 16 charitable organisations and initiatives. We hold a certain amount in reserve to be donated at a later date or to enable us to provide urgently needed assistance at short notice. The remainder is thus always disbursed one year later.
Since the introduction of the Conservation Euro, we have donated over €930,000 to field projects.
In 2022 alone, the scheme raised €319,036, 100 per cent of which went to field projects.
Overview of Conservation Euro donations received each year (in euros)
Overview of donation distribution in 2023
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