Latest Blogs from Conservation

Cheetah space for nature
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Mike Hoffmann, Head of Global Conservation Programmes at ZSL, and Noelle Kumpel, Head of Policy at BirdLife International, explore the...

A member of ZSL's Conservation Technology Unit installs equipment in Lewa
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With improvements in conservation technology, time spent in ‘The Field’ has dramatically changed, as ZSL's Sam Seccombe explains.

Sea Turtle Tagging in Principe
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ZSL’s Rachael Kemp and the Arribada Initiative’s Alasdair Davies visited Principe Island to field test tags on sea turtles.

Black rhino
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ZSL has worked with Kenya Wildlife Service and Tsavo Trust to fit black rhinos with transmitters in the Tsavo Conservation Area.

The local communities have worked tirelessly to collect the nets
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Christian Nkwatchou Kongte, Net-Works Business Development Manager in the Douala-Edea region of Cameroon, explains how the team reached an...

Nsangue-Ponta temporary reserve opening
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Ana Pinto, from the Conservation Programmes team at ZSL, shares recent exciting news from the Our Sea Our Life (OSOL) project

Zoohackathon team Lookout
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Last year's winning team share their experience ahead of the Zoohackathon 2017.

West African slender-snouted crocodile
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The Critically Endangered West African slender-snouted crocodile is one of the rarest and least studied crocodilians in the world.

Granular salamander
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EDGE Fellow Alejandro Calzada explains how he’s working to safeguard the future of the granular salamander.

Edrich Evangeline and family
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Net-Works’ Edrich Baron and his family from Guindacpan are an inspiration, and were finalists in a prestigious national competition

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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.