Latest ZSL Blogs

Recycled plastic bottle algae exhibit
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We're celebrating World Oceans Day by showcasing innovative solutions to reduce plastic pollution in the oceans.

ZSL presenter Andy Davison
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ZSL presenter Andy Davison is taking on the 190 mile trek to raise vital funds for ZSL

David Jacoby with an acoustic release receiver used for tracking sharks
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Receivers that have been monitoring shark movements in the BIOT Marine Protected Area have been recovered from depths of more than 500m.

Our Sea Our Life
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To mark World Environment Day, we share how, through a community-managed approach, we're working to improve the resilience of coastal ecosystems...

Sumatran tiger - Sembilang National Park
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In January 2017, a team from London travelled to our project site in South Sumatra province, Indonesia.

Drawing of pangolin
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Discover the handwritten and illustrated manuscripts of Samuel Richard Tickell with ZSL Library's online catalogue.

Sea anemone and starfish
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A team of marine scientists and conservationists from ZSL are embarking on a two week research cruise to West Greenland to explore the sea bottom...

Using dogs to find cheetahs

ZSL's Dr. Sarah Durant explains how dogs can help conservationists to monitor cheetahs across large landscapes.

Dead Acropora plates being surveyed in Chagos
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A team of scientists have been conducting coral reef surveys in the marine reserve of the British Indian Ocean Territory. Dominic Andradi-Brown...

Amur tiger caught on camera trap
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ZSL’s Dr. Misha Goncharuk, Veterinarian for the ZSL Russia Programme, shares the story of how ZSL helped to rescue and rehabilitate two orphaned...

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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.

Asia Conservation Programme

Get the latest on ZSL's conservation work in Asia.

B.U.G.S Blog

Find out more about life in our B.U.G.S exhibit

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

A new Open Access journal for research at the interface of remote sensing, ecology and conservation.

ZSL Shop

See the latest ranges, updates and special offers from our exciting new online shop.

Wild About Magazine

Excerpts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine.

ZSL London Zoo

A blog for lovers of ZSL London Zoo. Bringing you amazing animal facts and exclusive access to the world's scientific oldest zoo.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Discover more about the UK's biggest zoo with our fun blog posts!

Discovery and Learning in the Field

Join the ZSL Discovery and Learning team as they venture out of the zoo and in to the wild.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

Arts and Culture

Follow the latest news on ZSL’s Arts & Culture projects at ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos, and ZSL’s conservation work through the lens of the Arts.


ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's elephant keepers give an insight into the daily goings on in the elephant barn.

Tiger conservation

Read about conservation of tigers in Asia.

Videographer Blog

One man is boldly going where no other ZSL videographer has gone before - the land of Mountain Chicken Frogs.

Wild 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.

Wildlife Wood Project Cameroon

The Wildlife Wood Project has been working in Cameroon since 2007 to encourage better wildlife management in logging concessions.

Penguin expedition blog

Updates from penguin conservation expeditions to Antarctica

Amur Leopard

Amur leopard conservation blog

Baby Giraffe Diaries

Meet ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's latest (and leggiest) arrival, a baby giraffe!

Biodiversity and Palm Oil

Follow the ZSL Biodiversity and Palm Oil team, based in Bogor, Indonesia.

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos marine reserve, designated in 2010 and currently the world’s largest no take marine reserve, is a sought-after spot for marine research.


Science blogs

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.