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ZSL Releasing red barbed ants at Chobham Commin

The problems facing wildlife affect all of us, so ZSL has collaborated with a number of organisations to create conservation programmes that YOU, the public, can also get stuck into!

From spotting wildlife in the garden to full on citizen science projects, we ask the general public to engage with the world of conservation.

Have a look at the current projects below, and see how you can help by donating, recording observations, pledging your support, or just finding out about our work.

Edge Fellow Description

The EDGE of Existence programme invests in conservation at a grass-roots...

Thames Eel (European Eel) in bucket

ZSL has been working to conserve the declining European eel population for...

Hedgehog

Garden Wildlife Health is a collaborative project that helps to identify and...

Citizen science volunteers being trained in the RMI sampling method on the River Crane

London’s Rivers is a community-based river stewardship project which brings...

Porpoise Thames

ZSL coordinates three projects to better understand marine mammals

Bactrian camel at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

The Zoological Society of London's Mongolia-based Steppe Forward Programme (...

Harbour Seal in the Thames

ZSL is working to better understand seal populations in the Thames Estuary...

Stranded killer whale

The CSIP coordinates the investigation of all whales, dolphins and porpoises...

ZSL Logo Black

Applications are now being accepted for ZSL's 2015 Erasmus Darwin Barlow...