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The importance of the modern zoo

Leadership: Attendance by registration only


March 6, 2019

14:30 - 16:30

CityCube / Level 3 / M2

The importance of the modern zoo: Loro Parque,the best zoo in the world according to TripAdvisor, informs about the growing importance of modern zoological gardens for conservation and animal welfare, research and education, as well as for the tourism industry.

14.30-15.00 Arrival of the attendees and networking

15.00-16.00 Presentation

Introduction and moderation: Wolfgang Rades, Wildlife Conservation Officer, Loro Parque, Tenerife

Greetings: Dr. Michael Frenzel, President of the Federal German Association of the Tourism Industry (BTW)

47 years of Loro Parque - 25 years of exemplary conservation engagement of the Loro Parque Fundación: Christoph Kiessling, Vice President of Loro Parque, President of Loro Parque Fundación, Ambassador of the Loro Parque Group, Tenerife

Why orcas & dolphins are ideal ambassadors for the protection of the oceans and why they are better taken care of in modern zoos than in sea pen sanctuaries: Prof. Dr. Boris Culik, GEOMAR Helmholz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

If there were no zoos, you would have to invent them: Dr. Matthias Reinschmidt, Director, Zoo Karlsruhe

Contact Person: Jorge Vega Garcia
T.: +34 630 438 389