Conservation Publications

ZSL Conservation Review 2016/17

Highlights ZSL’s major conservation achievements during 2016/17 and future plans.



Priceless or Worthless?

The 100 most threatened species, more than 8,000 scientists from the IUCN Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC) came together to identify 100 of the most threatened animals, plants and fungi on the planet.


Spineless - Status and Trends of the World's Invertebrates

The Spineless report is compiled by leading invertebrate experts on the status and trends of the world's invertebrates. 

Spineless highlights the vital role which invertebrates play in ecosystem, provisioning, and regulatory services. An example of their huge economic importance is the predicted loss of $100 million to fisheries by 2015 if the current trend in coral reef degradation continues.

Evolution Lost

Evolution Lost

Within the next century we stand to lose what could amount to one quarter of all vertebrates. The report ‘Evolution Lost’ has been produced by ZSL in collaboration with WWF, IUCN and SSC.