Latest Blogs from Conservation

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In September 2017, ZSL joined an international team to climb Mount Ky Quan San, the second highest mountain in Vietnam. This team did not climb...

Event: My fish and other family

Until now, all of our Wild Lunch events have focused on far-flung...

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ZSL’s Zoo Research Officer Lewis Rowden and conservation technology specialist Alasdair Davies explain how the elephants at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are...

Wild chinese giant salamander
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The world’s largest amphibian is the Chinese giant salamander. These impressive animals can grow to more than 1.8 m in length and are...

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ZSL monitoring & technology programme manager Dr. Anthony Dancer reveals how Google Cloud AI is supporting ZSL’s conservation work in Cameroon...

A seal swimming in the Thames, with its head poking out of the water
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We’ve compiled a few fun facts about some of the amazing animals that call the Thames home.

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Gib Thampitak, ZSL's Elephant and Community Officer based in Kanchanaburi, Thailand shares how the team carried on field and community work during...

An endangered tiger in western Thailand caught on camera

Celebrating a success this Global Tiger Day, take a look at the video and photos of new wild tigers spotted.

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A blog by Moses Wekesa, Tsavo West Field Manager

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By ZSL Postdoctoral Research Scientist Rikki Gumbs – Edge of Existence Programme

Humanity’s relationship with biodiversity is complex....

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Wild About

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

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos archipelago is a rare haven for marine biodiversity. Hear from the team about our projects to protect the environments in the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT).

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.