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Diversity in STEM Session 1
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Following on from the first blog in this series (found...

owen craft
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Owen Craft, Chief Operating Officer at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, reflects on what this coming year means for us all.

Tiger looking at camera
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ZSL Deputy Country Manager in Nepal, Bhagawan Raj Dahal explains how teamwork and joined up thinking has helped conservation teams, governments...

ZSL Science Communication to boost Diversity in STEM online Symposium
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An introduction to challenges faced in STEM education by Ike Mohar, Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) administrator in ZSL's...

Common dolphin necropsy at ZSL © Greg Norman

A dolphin is found dead stranded on a remote beach by a dog walker. Why did this event occur? How did it die? Was the stranding natural, or was it...

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Situated in Bedfordshire just north of London, Whipsnade Zoo is the best open-air attraction to drive to. Spread your wings and get some space...

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We love London. As a bunch of Londoners ourselves we know our city is full of weird and wonderful people - from coffee loving hipsters, to art-...

Close up of Sumatran Tiger
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As 2021 comes to an end, we celebrate 5 key achievements our members have supported with over the past year.

two puffins
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In order to help conserve our seabirds, our team at ZSL, along with colleagues at the University of Cambridge, are currently running a project to...

Black and white portrait - head and shoulders of Maria Merian
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Marian Merian is increasingly well known as a trailblazing entomologist. In this blog we look at her studies of amphibians and reptiles of Surinam...

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Careers at ZSL

Our people are our greatest asset and we realise our vision for a world where wildlife thrives through their ideas, skills and passion. An inspired, informed and empowered community of people work, study and volunteer together at ZSL.

Nature at the heart of global decision making

At ZSL, a key area of our work is the employment of Nature-based Solutions – an approach which both adapt to and mitigates the impacts of climate change. These Solutions, which include habitat protection and restoration, are low-cost yet high-impact, and provide multiple benefits to people and wildlife. We ensure that biodiversity recovery is at the heart of nature-based solutions. 

ZSL London Zoo

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

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Do you love wildlife? Discover more about our amazing animals at the UK's biggest zoo!


We're working around the world to conserve animals and their habitats, find out more about our latest achievements.


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


A day in Discovery and Learning at ZSL is never dull! The team tell us all about the exciting sessions for school children, as well as work further afield.

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.

Wild About

Read testimonials from our Members and extracts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine, Wild About.

Asia Conservation Programme

ZSL works across Asia, from the famous national parks of Nepal to marine protected areas in the Philippines. Read the latest updates on our conservation.

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

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