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As Britain’s hedgehog populations suffer ongoing declines, wildlife disease expert Dr Becki Lawson from the Garden Wildlife Health team at ZSL’s...

DJ on boat to Tethys Supporter
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David Jacoby, postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Zoology, writes about his experience on the expedition to BIOT to service their acoustic...

Silvertip sharks in BIOT
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David Curnick, postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Zoology, brings us an update from the field on the array servicing and shark tagging...

Collecting receivers in BIOT 2018
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David Curnick shares his experience as the 2018 expedition to BIOT begins an ambitious schedule to service the acoustic receiver array network...

Nephtheid Coral

The Greenland Ministry of Fisheries have introduced new regulations to the West Greenland Coldwater Prawn fishery, as Dr Chris Yesson explains....

There is little evidence that badger culling offers a solution to halting the spread of TB

England has a new festive tradition. In the season of mince pies, office parties, and panto, comes the annual announcement of badger slaughter, as...

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ZSL's Rosie Woodroffe has been commended among this year’s Maddox Prize nominees and tells us why she's standing up for science.

Benthos Greenland

ZSL's Chris Yesson, Mona Fuhrmann and Stephen Long have just returned from a research cruise in Arctic waters of West Greenland.

Researchers of chimps often locate animals using the sound of the primate’s farts
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ZSL PhD student Daniella Rabaiotti has co-authored 'Does it Fart', which is now available to buy in the UK

Lowland tapir
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How important are areas of regenerated Cerrado, or the Brazilian savanna, for biodiversity?

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Wild About Magazine

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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.