Latest Blogs from Conservation

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We all love superheroes! But many of their superpowers are no more remarkable than those of the weird and wonderful EDGE species.

Sunda pangolin by Dan Challender
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Withoon Sodsai, an EDGE Fellow in Thailand, tells us how he’s working to protect the Sunda pangolin

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Judith Mirembe, one of our 2017 Segré-EDGE Fellows, tells us why she chose to work with the Shoebill.

Pygmy three-toed sloth
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ZSL’s EDGE of Existence programme reaches its first decade of protecting the planet’s most Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered animals...

Gawahon Eco-Park
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EDGE conservation biologist, Claudia Gray, takes us through a day in the life of her fascinating job.

Forest elephant in the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon
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To mark World Elephant Day, the ZSL field team share a typical day monitoring forest elephants in Cameroon.

Atlantic puffins on Little Saltee
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The Atlantic puffin is one of the most widely recognised seabird species in the North Atlantic Ocean, but not all is well for these charismatic...

Chris Gordon in patrol vehicle with security rangers
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Chris Gordon, ZSL's Kenya Country Manager, is working to protect the Critically Endangered black rhino.

Mangrove forest at low tide, Philippines
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On International Mangrove Day, discover how ZSL is taking a new approach to protect mangroves in the Philippines.

Angel Shark
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Did you know, the angel shark family is the second most threatened group of sharks and rays in the world?

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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).

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.