Latest Blogs from Conservation

bottles each named after G7 countries
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Seven reclaimed lemon & lime plastic water bottles will also be joining world leaders at the G7 summit this week, but not on the tables of...

palm oil fruit
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Deforestation due to commodity production, most famously, palm oil, has gained increased public awareness over recent years. The commodity’s...

Tiger in long green grass
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Our Wild Lunch Wednesdays events have allowed us to introduce viewers to some of the incredible staff and students who work at ZSL.  By focusing...

Two Colombian Dwarf Geckos next to a coin
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We're venturing further afield for our final events in the Wild Lunch Wednesdays...

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

thermal image of an elephant
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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...

two chimpanzees
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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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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

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

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.