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Should Zoos Be Banned?
Zoos are a source of unnecessary
Animals in zoos, such as
are a source of methane, which is one of the causes for
It is impossible to cover the
for all of WAZA (World association of zoo and aquarium) member zoos, since the number of zoos that provide feedback of their data related to energy consumption is limited.
Transportation of animals among zoos is
for the cooperative breeding programmes undertaken for the ex situ conservation of wildlife. Zoos often trade animals between them. The transportation can be done by, airplane, road, train and
. All of them are sources of pollution.
Going to zoos, or working in zoos, or zoos'
, also involves transportation, which can include flighting.
Any carbon dioxide produced by the animals can be offset by planting trees and other plants in their enclosures.