Latest Blogs from Conservation

A Tapir at ZSL London Zoo.
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Did you know that many Pokémon Go characters are inspired by real animals? Check out our list to see which of your favourite characters resemble...

Zoo keeper Colette Gibbings counting moon jellyfish
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Inspired by ZSL ditching single-use plastic water bottles to help reduce marine pollution, ZSL Zoo Keeper Colette Gibbings decided to try and go...

Eel monitoring Thames

More than 700 volunteers have helped with ZSL’s eel monitoring programme - find out how to join them!

Black rhino in the Massai Mara, Kenya. Photo: Renaud Fulconis / Awely

Sophie Maxwell, who leads ZSL's Conservation Technology Unit, blogs from the recent Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge event in Washington DC. Photo:...

Heather Koldewey with the plastic found washed up on a Chagos beach

Plastic pollution is a huge threat to our oceans. In her blog, ZSL Head of Marine and Freshwater Conservation Programmes Dr. Heather Koldewey...

Turtle tagging, Principe

Al Davies travels to the island of Príncipe, West Africa, to test a new, cost effective and open source green sea turtle tag.

Angel shark duo

Joanna Barker blogs about organising an Angel Shark Conservation Workshop to safeguard the future of three Critically Endangered species.

Eel monitoring Thames

Anna Saltmarsh explains why ZSL is joining the international celebration of World Fish Migration Day 2016.

Dja ecoguards collect data in SMART
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New techniques implemented by ZSL have increased prosecutions for poaching in the Cameroon reserve.

A pile of ivory tusks
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Chris Gordon, ZSL Kenya Country Manager, blogs about Kenya’s plan to burn its seized ivory and rhino horn to remove it from the illegal trade...

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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.