Latest ZSL Blogs

Dja ecoguards collect data in SMART
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New techniques implemented by ZSL have increased prosecutions for poaching in the Cameroon reserve.

A pile of ivory tusks
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Chris Gordon, ZSL Kenya Country Manager, blogs about Kenya’s plan to burn its seized ivory and rhino horn to remove it from the illegal trade...

A painting of a giraffe with young and the `giraffe house cat'
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24 May is the 180th anniversary of the first giraffes to arrive at ZSL London Zoo. Throughout May there will be a special 'Giraffomania' display...

Asiatic lions in Sasan Gir

As well as opening Asiatic Lion breeding centre Land of the Lions at ZSL London Zoo, ZSL is working to support conservation in India...

Professor Andrew Cunningham

Professor Andrew Cunningham, of ZSL's Institute of Zoology, blogs about how insights gained in zoos impact the conservation of animals in the wild...

Professor David Field – Zoological Director, ZSL

ZSL’s Zoological Director, Professor David Field, blogs on how our work at ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo translates to the wild...

Camera trap image of a hare
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Anthony Caravaggi describes new research that uses camera traps to explore the displacement of endemic Irish hares by introduced European hares....

African Elephant Benin Pendjari NP
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Following a seizure of ivory, a suspected illegal trader has been sentenced to imprisonment and ordered to pay fines.

Remote Sensing and Biodiversity Conservation conference

In four weeks’ time, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) will host a one day...

Students from the Mongolia Summer Field Course 2015 sitting on the ZSL vans

Biology graduate Jack Poole blogs about his experience of the ZSL Steppe Forward Summer Field Course, a unique conservation fieldwork course in...

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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 Program

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 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.

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.