Gallery: Sustainable Renovation of Zoo Showcases Conservation Efforts

 

A historic zoo in Vincennes, France, originally built in 1934 is looking to complete a major renovation, boosting itself to sustainable park status. Backed by the French government, the Prime Minister pledged to help engage a public/private partnership to complete the project. With a focus on conservation, education and awareness, the renovated zoo will feature six exciting “biozones” to replicate endangered areas of the world. Run partially on solar power, the zoo will showcase several green buildings and sustainable landscape design.

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  1. toash October 17, 2009 at 12:37 pm

    I think we should minimize the animals been transported and kept under captivity in any circumstances. We must let them to enjoy the natural surroundings and do our researches in their habitat. This way we can stand against current activates like selling them for pets and entertainers. Visual 3d illustrations should be replaces instead of actual animals. Safari tours should be minimizing because I know most of the safari guides will offer all the type of meat for the visitors. Things have to be change fast or the future will recognize us as the greediest animal which had lived in planet earth.

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