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BIAZA is the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums. We are the professional body representing the best zoos and aquariums in Britain and Ireland. 

We have over 100 zoo and aquarium members who pride themselves on their excellent animal welfare, education and conservation work. BIAZA leads and supports its members and helps promote the work of good zoos and aquariums.


Latest News: BIAZA Buy an Acre

BIAZA has announced an exciting new development in our partnership with World Land Trust.

The BIAZA Buy an Acre campaign will focus on our efforts on protecting land in Sierra Gorda Biosphere in Central Mexico.

We aim to raise a minimum of £10,000 by the end of 2014 to secure 100 acres of precious habitat in the Sierra Gorda Reserve in Mexico. Thanks so much to our members who have already raised over £6,000!

Find out all about the campaign by clicking here and check the latest WLT Buy an Acre newsletter here.

BIAZA Regional Meeting

The next BIAZA Regional
meeting will be held
on May 20
at Blackpool Zoo.


Click here for all events

Research and Native Species Working
Group Symposium News

Read about 2013's 
Research and Native Species Working
Group Symposium here.

Click here for all news


BIAZA News: January Edition

Pole to Pole campaign kicks off
Re-branded NAC makes a splash
Palm oil debate
Action for wildcats



Zoo management and
legislation training courses

These new two-day courses will be run in
conjunction with Zoo and Wildlife Solutions
and will cover a range of topics such as
the Balai Directive, health and safety, zoo
licensing and animal health legislation.

Click here for more information





Watch the video below to learn more about zoos and conservation!


The IUCN Red List 'Amazing Species'

The IUCN Red List ‘Amazing Species' is a comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of species.  It was launched to increase awareness of the enormous variety of life on our planet, and raise the profile of threatened species. Click on the photograph to learn more about this amazing species.

BIAZA is a member of the IUCN and supports its aim of working together to conserve nature.

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