North Carolina Zoo Shares on Sustainability Efforts and How to Get Started

The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro received the 2021 Environmental Sustainability Award from the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums in October. The award is presented to an organization whose efforts exemplify practices that benefit the environment. Since 1989, the zoo has pursued and employed recycling programs, waste reduction, extensive composting, alternative fuels for zoo […]

Genting SkyWorlds Brings Cinema-Based Attractions to Malaysia

After more than two years of being gripped by COVID-19, Southeast Asia has some good news to be excited about with the opening of Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park in Pahang, Malaysia. The impressive, long-awaited RM3.3 billion project is part of the Resorts World Genting integrated resort. Though Genting SkyWorlds is compact, covering 26 acres, a very efficient […]

Teaching Guests about Conservation and Sustainability

As committed proponents and supporters of conservation and sustainability, zoos and aquariums take a variety of approaches in actively teaching and engaging guests to participate in these efforts in their daily lives. Georgia Aquarium, located in Atlanta, takes a broad, comprehensive approach with its messaging to get guests personally involved with conservation. “From basic recycling […]

Successful Sustainability Methods at Water Parks

With their early adoption of adjustable-speed variable frequency drive (VFD) pumps, solar panels, and grey water recycling for irrigation, water parks were pioneers in sustainable technology long before many people had even heard of the term. Funworld recently asked several water park experts to share their tried-and-true sustainable practices, plus the latest trends in this area. […]