Latest Blogs from Conservation

A Niffler from Fantastic Beasts
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The wizarding world of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' may not be too far from real-life creatures living on the EDGE of existence.

Baby lemur

In 2016, ten new trainee conservationists have joined our EDGE team, to protect the world's weirdest and most wonderful species. In this blog,...

Herd of giraffes in Kenya

Blog by Dr Noëlle Kümpel, Zoological Society of London and co-chair of the IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group

With Wildlife campaign image Elephant

Did you know your Zoo visit is helping to fund vital wildlife conservation in over 50 countries?

Weighing nets with Net-Works in Cameroon
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After success empowering communities to tackle the abandoned fishing nets causing havoc for wildlife by recycling them in to carpet tiles, Net-...

Elephants (c) James Suter Black Bean Productions
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African elephants and the ivory trade threatening their existence were given a much needed spotlight at the world's most important wildlife summit...

Blue oceans surrounding the chagos islands

The threats facing marine life can be overwhelming yet Dr. Heather Koldewey explains that we can all be conservation optimists.

Thames fish

After two years of researching the cucumber-smelling European smelt, we are using the information we found to better conserve fish in the Tidal...

A fisher carrying malaria nets on her head

Could mosquito nets used for fishing instead of protection be corrupting the Kenyan coastline? Blogging today, Rebecca Short, one of the ZSL...

Sunda pangolin by Dan Challender

The world agreeing to defend its most illegally trafficked mammal by cracking down on pangolin poaching is possibly the most celebrated success...

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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.

Asia Conservation Program

Get the latest on ZSL's conservation work in Asia.

B.U.G.S Blog

Find out more about life in our B.U.G.S exhibit

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

A new Open Access journal for research at the interface of remote sensing, ecology and conservation.

ZSL Shop

See the latest ranges, updates and special offers from our exciting new online shop.

Wild About Magazine

Excerpts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine.

ZSL London Zoo

A blog for lovers of ZSL London Zoo. Bringing you amazing animal facts and exclusive access to the world's scientific oldest zoo.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Discover more about the UK's biggest zoo with our fun blog posts!

Discovery and Learning in the Field

Join the ZSL Discovery and Learning team as they venture out of the zoo and in to the wild.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

Arts and Culture

Follow the latest news on ZSL’s Arts & Culture projects at ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos, and ZSL’s conservation work through the lens of the Arts.


ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's elephant keepers give an insight into the daily goings on in the elephant barn.

Tiger conservation

Read about conservation of tigers in Asia.

Videographer Blog

One man is boldly going where no other ZSL videographer has gone before - the land of Mountain Chicken Frogs.

Wild Science

From the field, to the lab, catch up with the scientists on the cutting edge of conservation biology at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology.

Wildlife Wood Project Cameroon

The Wildlife Wood Project has been working in Cameroon since 2007 to encourage better wildlife management in logging concessions.

Penguin expedition blog

Updates from penguin conservation expeditions to Antarctica

Amur Leopard

Amur leopard conservation blog

Baby Giraffe Diaries

Meet ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's latest (and leggiest) arrival, a baby giraffe!

Biodiversity and Palm Oil

Follow the ZSL Biodiversity and Palm Oil team, based in Bogor, Indonesia.

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos marine reserve, designated in 2010 and currently the world’s largest no take marine reserve, is a sought-after spot for marine research.


Science blogs

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.