Protecting the environment

Act today, save tomorrow

We’re devoted to conservation. Our work is all about protecting biodiversity and helping save species from extinction. So looking after the environment is essential for us.

We’re doing all we can to reduce our carbon emissions, and we try to get everyone around us to work as sustainably as possible.

We have our very own Green Team who meet regularly to improve our environmental practices and policies.

Here’s our official Environmental Policy

Green Tourism

We're proud to be awarded gold for Green Tourism, inspiring the highest standards of sustainability, efficiency and working practices. We use the latest technologies such as LED lighting, efficient boilers and renewable technologies such as solar power to green sourcing using local suppliers and have a range of ethical products.

International Recognition

We’re the first UK zoo, and only the second one in Europe, to be awarded ISO14001. This is an independent, internationally recognised standard. It’s given to organisations that show a real commitment to looking after the environment.

You only get it by proving you understand, and act on, big issues like using raw materials, energy, emissions, waste and transport. You have to meet all the environmental legal standards.

And once you’ve got it, you can only keep it if you keep improving your environmental policy. So the fact we’ve got ours shows how dedicated we are.