Latest Blogs from Conservation

Lady with uniform, holding a phone with a compass around her neck.
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In appreciation of these conservationists, and in celebration of International Woman’s Day, we wanted to highlight some of ZSL’s female...

Photo - Aerial photo of a tropical coastline, taken from a drone
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MSc student Beth Priday, tells us about her research project, where she explores the use of drones for conservation management in the Philippines...

Photo - A white-rumped vulture perched on a tree branch and stretching it's wings
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Earlier this year, ZSL joined partners at a Vulture Conservation Breeding Centre in Nepal for the release of 13 white-rumped vultures.

journalist talking to man in hat in a village hut in nepal
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We had journeyed to Nepal ahead of ZSL’s For People, For Wildlife campaign to meet people like Ram, who live side-by-side with the country’s...

Photo - Close up of someone holding a red-kneed Tarantula at In with the Spiders at ZSL London Zoo

Often associated with the killing of some of the most charismatic animals on earth for their horns and tusks, IWT is in-fact a much wider problem...

Photo - Conservationists in a forest setting up camera traps
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NatureSpy’s James McConnell shares the adventures of setting up the Instant Wild camera traps in Croatia…

Photo - Two participants of a Village Savings and Loan Association meeting taking notes
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The successful conservation of wildlife and natural resources, vital for both wildlife and people, requires many different partnerships. For...

Hippocampus kuda
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Criss-crossing the Philippines by plane, boat, bus and car, the Project Seahorse team set out to uncover the extent of seahorse trade.

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.

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Wild About Magazine

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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.