Beautiful, deadly and critically endangered; Sumatran tigers have been declining for decades. The challenges they face are upsetting and incredibly tough but we are determined to keep them from disappearing forever.
Will you help us fight for a future with tigers?
Looking for something for the #penguin lover in your life?
Our new online shop allows you to filter by our most popular animals
(And for the super organised among you... just a reminder that there's only three months to go until Christmas).
Fancy getting up close and personal with some of our most loved animals? Enter our #withwildlife competition by Friday for the chance to be a ‘Keeper for a Day.’ Find out how you can win online http://www.zsl.org/withwildlife
One tusked African elephant dies every 15 minutes.
#JoinTheHerd and save elephants from extinction by voting to stop the ivory trade #MarchAgainstExtinction
Excitement building here in Johannesburg ahead of the 17th edition of CITES CoP, the world's most important conference on combatting the illegal wildlife trade. ZSL has a team of conservation experts on the ground here in Jo'burg so keep your eyes peeled for updates as the event gets underway!
"If we want to save elephants, we have give up those few trinkets and statues and make a commitment to closing our domestic ivory markets."
The UK government has proposed plans to ban modern ivory sales in the UK. ZSL welcomes this progress, but we think there is still much more to be done.
Listen to Prof. Jonathan Baillie, ZSL's Director of Conservation, talking about the news and why we need to take the economic value out of ivory.
Live now - Watch the Time for Change event, with HRH The Duke of Cambridge giving an address at The Shard in London, alongside Philanthropist Dr Haruhisa Handa, from The Park Hyatt Hotel, Tokyo and CITES Secretary-General John Scanlon, from The Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. ZSL’s Director of Conservation, Jonathan Baillie will be representing ZSL at the event.
The simultaneous event in London, Tokyo and Johannesburg will deliver powerful conservation messages and calls to action ahead of the opening of the CITES conference, when the world’s attention will be focused on tackling the burgeoning illegal wildlife trade.
On World Rhino Day we are paying tribute to these armoured giants and the fantastic work going on to secure their future.
ZSL has been working with the Kenya Wildlife Service to protect black rhinos since 1993.
As part of our work in Kenya, we successfully deployed Instant Detect, our technology built to alert rangers to illegal activity and tackle the poaching threatening the rhinos existence.
Since the Instant Detect system was introduced in a rhino sanctuary in Kenya in 2014, there have been no further poaching incidents.
The world’s largest nature conservation meeting is calling for ambitious action to safeguard space for nature
In her new blog, ZSL conservationist, Dr Noelle Kumpel reflects on a ‘planet at a crossroads’ after the IUCN World Conservation Congress.