Today we're celebrating the five year anniversary of the creation of the World's largest marine reserve around the Chagos Archipelago. Heather Koldewey blogs on the amazing scientific discoveries we've made. What did we find when we deployed the first ever 'mid-water' camera trap? How many new fish and corals have we discovered? Read her blog and browse our gallery to find out. http://www.zsl.org/blogs/chagos-expedition/happy-biodiversity-birthday-c...
Who let the dogs out? WE DID!
On Sunday we invited London dog owners to join us for our first Pooch Parade. Our canine friends helped raise vital funds for #Lions400 - check out our other fundraising events to see how you can get involved! http://www.zsl.org/fundraising-for-zsl
"I want to spend my time outside, looking at weird and wonderful animals, in amazing places, and find out what they do and why."
Patricia Brekke has been a scientist with ZSL for 10 years, travelling as far as New Zealand to study the hihi. Here's how she got started as a scientist. #BSW2015
This angel shark is playing hide and seek, can you find it? Soon these masters of disguise may have vanished from our oceans.
Help us protect them - there's 3 days left to vote for ZSL’s angel shark project at www.zsl.org/vote4angels. Thank you.
‘I never really knew what a scientist was when I was a kid. I wanted to be a frog.’
Jon Bielby has been a scientist at ZSL for 13 years, researching a range of species from baboons to giant salamanders. He shares the highlights of his career, and his tips for anyone interested in getting into zoological science. #BSW2015
Since 1826, ZSL has been making a difference for wildlife across the globe. We have inspired millions through educational outreach, bred key species at risk of disappearing and helped to protect thousands of acres of habitat, yet there is still more to be done.
Please take our survey to let us know what areas of our work matter to you the most and how you want to support our mission.
Angel sharks are threatened with extinction in their only remaining stronghold. Lots of you have voted for funding for our angel shark conservation project so far (thank you!), but with only a week to go, we need more votes to secure the project for the future. Vote at www.zsl.org/vote4angels, share our video, and help us save the angels.
Thinking of entering the ZSL Animal Photography Prize? Here are some tips to help you along...