Latest Blogs from Conservation

Thames shark
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Sharks are part of the UK’s proud natural biodiversity and should fascinate, not terrify

Cauliflower soft coral in False Bay, South Africa
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Scientists at University College London, ZSL (Zoological Society London), the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) and others...

seal on the thames
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The tidal stretch of the River Thames is arguably London’s greatest asset. As the point at which the River Thames meets the sea, the Tidal Thames...

Bengal Tigers in the Chitwan Parsa National Park complex
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Here what human wildlife coexistence means to ZSL conservationists, Harish Guleria and Bhagawan Dahal, and how their programmes support and...

Pink pigeon
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ZSL (Zoological Society London) is one of more than 171 institutions who have contributed to a paper published today in Conservation Biology,...

elephant with greenery in the background
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A herd of elephants captured the world’s attention this month, as they trekked 500 kilometres across China’s Yunnan province on an unprecedented...

bottles each named after G7 countries
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Seven reclaimed lemon & lime plastic water bottles will also be joining world leaders at the G7 summit this week, but not on the tables of...

palm oil fruit
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Deforestation due to commodity production, most famously, palm oil, has gained increased public awareness over recent years. The commodity’s...

Tiger in long green grass

Our Wild Lunch Wednesdays events have allowed us to introduce viewers to some of the incredible staff and students who work at ZSL.  By focusing...

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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.