Latest ZSL Blogs

Image of a young Thomas Henry Huxley.

This month, instead of looking at one particular artefact from ZSL Library’s collection we wanted to look at the life of one of ZSL’s most...

Pygmy three-toed sloth
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ZSL’s EDGE of Existence programme reaches its first decade of protecting the planet’s most Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered animals...

Zebra finches
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Ahead of our upcoming symposium, Dr John Swaddle explores the challenges involved in bird conservation in a world of tall buildings, communication...

The Garden Wildlife Health team
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Garden Wildlife Health is a citizen science project dedicated to investigating the infectious and non-infectious causes of disease in our garden...

Bug Ben insect hotel in the Wildlife Garden at ZSL London Zoo
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As other natural habitats shrink, our gardens are becoming more and more important for British wildlife.

Gawahon Eco-Park
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EDGE conservation biologist, Claudia Gray, takes us through a day in the life of her fascinating job.

Forest elephant in the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon
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To mark World Elephant Day, the ZSL field team share a typical day monitoring forest elephants in Cameroon.

Atlantic puffins on Little Saltee
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The Atlantic puffin is one of the most widely recognised seabird species in the North Atlantic Ocean, but not all is well for these charismatic...

Andy Davison Coast to Coast walk
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After taking on an epic 192 mile walk between St Bees and Robin Hood's Bay, ZSL presenter Andy Davison describes his gruelling journey.

Chris Gordon in patrol vehicle with security rangers
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Chris Gordon, ZSL's Kenya Country Manager, is working to protect the Critically Endangered black rhino.

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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


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.