We generate, share, and apply scientific knowledge vital to the conservation of animals, plants, and habitats worldwide. We help shape the vision of San Diego Zoo Global and lead in fulfilling its conservation mission.
At the Institute for Conservation Research, we are dedicated to saving plant and animal species worldwide.
Our efforts are focused in eight strategic areas:
Sustaining and restoring genetic diversity through bioresource banking and research.
Applying innovative science and technology to enhance reproduction.
Integrating behavior and ecology to ensure population viability.
Removing disease as a roadblock to conservation.
Working across scientific disciplines to save rare plants.
Adaptively managing and restoring species to the wild.
Driving conservation action through science education and community collaborations.
Building collaborations with key partners to achieve shared conservation goals.