Latest ZSL Blogs

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Brian O’Connor explores how Earth observation, such as satellite imagery, can support biodiversity monitoring.

ZSL's Offices in 1910
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The Library and Offices of ZSL moved to its newly built quarters in Regent’s Park in 1910.

Sunda pangolin by Dan Challender

Until recently, most people didn’t even know they existed, but pangolins are the most heavily poached and trafficked mammals on the planet.

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Join senior learning manager Rachel Haydon as she visits India, encounters incredible Asiatic lions and helps to shape the education programme at...

Thames whale being assessed in the water by ZSL and BDMLR

10 years ago a northern bottlenose whale captivated the nation and the world's media when it swam up the River Thames.

Stranded killer whale, © ZSL

In 2001, a killer whale was found stranded in the River Mersey. Rob Deaville of the UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme (CSIP) looks at...

Camels in the oryx release area
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New research detects artificial water points from space, which could support the reintroduction of species to the Sahara such as the Scimitar-...

Detail of an illustration of a landscape with a pack of African hunting dogs watching vultures
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A large litter of African hunting dogs were recently born at ZSL London Zoo so we are celebrating with some historic prints of this species.

Goats being herded
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A guest-blog by David Waltner-Toews - a Professor Emeritus at University of Guelph and recipient of the inaugural award for contributions to...

Every below-snow data point takes some effort in the Arctic. Image: Eeva Soininen
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Eeva Soininen tells us how the subnivean camera traps they have developed facilitate studies on the population dynamics of small mammals, even in...

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Artefact of the month

Every month one of the pieces held in ZSL’s Library and at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo will feature here as Artefact of the month.

Asia Conservation Program

Get the latest on ZSL's conservation work in Asia.

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

A new Open Access journal for research at the interface of remote sensing, ecology and conservation.

ZSL London Zoo

A blog for lovers of ZSL London Zoo. Bringing you amazing animal facts and exclusive access to the world's scientific oldest zoo.

Discovery and Learning in the Field

Join the ZSL Discovery and Learning team as they venture out of the zoo and in to the wild.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

Arts and Culture

Follow the latest news on ZSL’s Arts & Culture projects at ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos, and ZSL’s conservation work through the lens of the Arts.


ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's elephant keepers give an insight into the daily goings on in the elephant barn.

Tiger conservation

Read about conservation of tigers in Asia.

Videographer Blog

One man is boldly going where no other ZSL videographer has gone before - the land of Mountain Chicken Frogs.

Wild Science

From the field, to the lab, catch up with the scientists on the cutting edge of conservation biology at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology.

Wildlife Wood Project Cameroon

The Wildlife Wood Project has been working in Cameroon since 2007 to encourage better wildlife management in logging concessions.

Penguin expedition blog

Updates from penguin conservation expeditions to Antarctica

Amur Leopard

Amur leopard conservation blog

Baby Giraffe Diaries

Meet ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's latest (and leggiest) arrival, a baby giraffe!

Biodiversity and Palm Oil

Follow the ZSL Biodiversity and Palm Oil team, based in Bogor, Indonesia.

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos marine reserve, designated in 2010 and currently the world’s largest no take marine reserve, is a sought-after spot for marine research.

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.