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The latest blog from Freddie Patmore

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In celebration of Biology Week 2019 staff from across ZSL give their top tips for pursuing a career in biological sciences

Heather Bellinger with a caterpillar during Family Nature Club at ZSL London Zoo
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Having recently made the transition from primary school teacher to zoo educator, Heather Bellinger outlines what she’s learnt during the shift in...

Getting Students Engaged in the Environment

Senior Learning Officer Sarah Duffy gives tips on how to empower young people to engage with environmental issues.

Getting outside the classroom and discovering the world of real life data
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As we head into summer getting out of the classroom is an excellent opportunity for a change of scenery, some fresh air and an engaging, active...

We're Going On A Bear Hunt Reading
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On Friday 5 April ZSL teamed up with the National Literacy Trust and Walkers Books to bring a group of Year 2 students to ZSL London Zoo and take...

Photograph of Tyrone holding up a stick insect to the camera.
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We’ve had a great time marking British Science Week 2019 at ZSL!  For the first time ever, we ran Skype sessions for secondary school students...

One of our corn snakes at ZSL London Zoo
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Lauren Cooke from ZSL’s education team introduces the department’s collection of creatures, outlining how animals can be hugely beneficial at...

Vets in Action
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Ahead of the new interactive Vets in Action sessions being run at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in February, Education Officer Holly Bestley discusses how...

Living Nativity at ZSL London Zoo
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Discovery and Learning Officer Sarah Duffy reveals what she loves most about the Living Nativity and how the Christmas story can be used to...

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Careers at ZSL

Our people are our greatest asset and we realise our vision for a world where wildlife thrives through their ideas, skills and passion. An inspired, informed and empowered community of people work, study and volunteer together at ZSL.

Nature at the heart of global decision making

At ZSL, a key area of our work is the employment of Nature-based Solutions – an approach which both adapt to and mitigates the impacts of climate change. These Solutions, which include habitat protection and restoration, are low-cost yet high-impact, and provide multiple benefits to people and wildlife. We ensure that biodiversity recovery is at the heart of nature-based solutions. 

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.

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

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.