Latest ZSL Blogs

Badger
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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.

ZSL uniform blue

Our archive holds many interesting items of uniform from times gone by

Red-thighed horned tree frog
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Ben Tapley, ZSL’s Curator of Herpetology, describes the discovery of a new frog species in Vietnam.

coral garden; Chagos; pristine; reference site; climate change
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Can anything be done to preserve coral reefs?

Nsangue-Ponta temporary reserve opening
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Ana Pinto, from the Conservation Programmes team at ZSL, shares recent exciting news from the Our Sea Our Life (OSOL) project

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?

Uromastyx aegyptia © Alex Slavenko

Knowledge of species distributions is vital to address broad-scale ecological questions and prioritize conservation action, but it's no mean feat...

whale shark

ZSL's Tom Letessier shares his experience of surveying sharks in Cape Verde.

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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!

Conservation

We're working around the world to conserve animals and their habitats, find out more about our latest achievements.

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.

Education

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.

Working for Wildlife

Ever wondered what a typical day as a zookeeper looks like, or what it's like to be a videographer at ZSL? Now you can find out!

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 Magazine

Read extracts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine, Wild About.

ZSL Shop

Get updates on our latest ranges, be the first to hear about special offers, and find the perfect gift for animal lovers!

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.