Latest Blogs from Conservation

Photo - Two men, each riding a camel across the flat snow covered steppe in Mongolia
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As the Financial Times' chosen charity partner for this year’s Seasonal Appeal, ZSL's Monica Wrobel explores our work in Mongolia to tackle the...

Photo - Three elephants feeding in their enclosure whilst a young elephant plays behind them, with a thermal imaging camera set-up in the foreground.
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ZSL and the Arribada Initiative are developing an early warning thermal camera system to help reduce human-elephant conflict in the wild.

Photo - Close-up of a little black frog with small light blue spots and orange patches on it's underbelly, sat on moss.
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EDGE Fellow Rajkumar gives an account of his work with the beautiful galaxy frog.

Photo - A small brown frog, sat on a large leaf next to a stream
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EDGE Fellow Madhushri Mudke tells us why the Kottigehar Dancing Frog deserves more attention.

Purple frog on dark background
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ZSL has supported and continues to support early stage conservation biologists who are working on some of the world’s most unique amphibians in...

Image - computer generated image of fish and a seal swimming underwater
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When you look at the Thames what do you see? A murky river devoid of life, or a thriving ecosystem?

Close-up photo of a collection of oysters
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Find out how ZSL are providing pearls of wisdom for native oyster conservation in the UK.

Zoo keeper Colette Gibbings counting moon jellyfish
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Find out how ZSL Zookeeper Colette Gibbings got on when she went completely plastic free for a month.

Photograph of forest canopy in Gabon, looking up from the base of a tree
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Our SPOTT initiative is engaging with timber producers and traders to boost their transparency and sustainability.

Photo of a group of volunteers by the side of a river next to a village green

World volunteering week is upon us, and with it an opportunity to reflect on the wonderful volunteer support that ZSL receives for projects on...

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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.

Working for Wildlife

Ever wondered what a typical day as a zookeeper looks like, or what it's like to be a videographer at ZSL? Now you can find out!

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 Magazine

Read extracts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine, Wild About.

ZSL Shop

Get updates on our latest ranges, be the first to hear about special offers, and find the perfect gift for animal lovers!

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).

Nelson's Island Expedition

ZSL Institute of Zoology researchers are embarking on an exciting fieldwork expedition to Nelson’s Island in the Chagos Archipelago. Throughout the month, the team will share their research and experiences on an uninhabited tropical island!

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.