San Diego Zoo Global


San Diego Zoo Global is proud to be part of the third annual Zoohackathon. Similar to the inaugural year, when we were proud to have assembled a wonderful group of talented programmers, designers, and thinkers, we hope to mobilize San Diego’s creative technical community to directly address wildlife trafficking challenges again this year. Halting the illegal capture and transport of endangered species is crucial to our mission as a conservation organization dedicated to ending extinction.


Nola
Rhinos like Nola (pictured here), as well as others, have been severely threatened by illegal wildlife trafficking. Nola passed away in 2015, leaving behind only three of her species (Northern White Rhino) worldwide. Since Sudan died in Kenya earlier this year, only two Northern White Rhinos remain.

Mission:

The mission of San Diego Zoo Global is to save species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal and plant care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature. We strive to be at the forefront of wildlife conservation and education.

When:

Opening Reception: Friday, September 14, evening.
Hackathon: Friday, September 14 through Sunday, September 16. Details to follow.

Where:

Institute for Conservation Research, 15600 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027

Community Partners:

      • SDXD
      • Learn Academy
      • The League
      • Downtownworks
      • Girls Intech
      • Scalesd
      • Code Kitchen

 

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