The Living Earth CollaborativeTM is unique in part because of the partnerships among three leading institutions in the study of plant and animal science – Washington University, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and the Saint Louis Zoo.

By bringing together these three world-class entities, the center will harness the power of some of the top minds in the world to tackle global challenges.

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University creates an environment to encourage and support an ethos of wide-ranging exploration.

Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the three largest plant science programs in the world.

Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo has been involved in saving endangered species and their habitats around the world for many years.