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Female Hihi © Vix Franks

An in-depth exploration of the problems associated with hatching failure in birds ahead of the Science and Conservation Event “Why do eggs fail?”...

Underwater photo of a grey reef shark swimming up to the camera

For yesterday's Wild Lunch event we met ZSL scientist David Curnick, who is a...

Cold water coral scene

By Chris Yesson, Bridget Sparrow-Scinocca & Emme Broad

On 28th March 2021 a...

Red-footed Booby © Peter Carr, ZSL
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By Peter Carr, ZSL

New research published this week in Restoration Ecology, led by scientists at ZSL’s Institute...

White-tailed sea eagle © Ainsley Bennett

The white-tailed sea eagle is the largest bird of prey in the United Kingdom (UK) with an...

Sumatran tiger Gaysha at ZSL London Zoo

ZSL’s Wildlife Health team have carried out the largest ever study into tiger contraception and are now ready to share their findings, published...

Trevor Coote
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We are very sorry to share the news that our dear colleague Dr Trevor Coote, Conservation Field Biologist on the International Partulid Programme...

African wild dog

Yesterday's Wild Lunch Wednesday event was another cracker, with zoologist Rosie Woodroffe...

Photo of two Sihek birds sat on a branch

Dr Amanda Trask, Dr Donal Smith, and Dr John Ewen discuss the challenges around recovering Extinct in the Wild species ahead of their upcoming...

sharks on blue background

New research published by scientists at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology is helping to reveal the mysterious movements of sharks

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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. 

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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.

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).

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.