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people planting mangroves
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ZSL Chief Mangrove Scientific Advisor Dr Jurgenne Primavera explains why mangrove forests are one of the most undervalued nature-based solutions...

A Western Swamp Turtle
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Study finds the most important areas for evolutionarily unique and isolated species face higher levels of current human activities and future...

water running through two banks of trees

Our environment is breaking down, taking with it the foundations of our economies, food security, health and quality of life. Scientific advice...

Our new exhibit at ZSL London Zoo, Giants of the Galapagos
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ZSL is working to improve sustainability at ZSL London Zoo by reducing the amount of energy and water we use across our historic site. 

Polly the Galapagos tortoise at ZSL London Zoo
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As we count down to the opening of our new Giants of the Galápagos exhibit at ZSL London Zoo, Professor Andrew Cunningham, deputy director of...


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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.