The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund has donated more than $1.1 million this year. Grants were approved for 88 wildlife research and conservation projects, which will help researchers identify why 90% of a single species of Penguins has declined. It will also help to study Polar Bears, restore populations of Puffins, and more.
Since the inception of the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, it has granted more than $9 million to help protect wildlife and wild places.
“The research supported by the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund is vital to resuscitate dwindling animal populations all around the world,” said Brad Andrews, president and executive director of the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund and chief zoological officer for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. “Our efforts today will help sustain these species for generations to come.”
Here’s a list of just a few of the organizations that were helped out this year:
- Responsible Tropical Aquariums
- Declining Penguin Populations
- First Scientific Review of the Rothschild Giraffe
- Protecting Polar Bears
- Project Puffin