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ZSL Releasing red barbed ants at Chobham Commin

The problems facing wildlife affect all of us, so ZSL has collaborated with a number of organisations to create conservation programmes that YOU, the public, can also get stuck into!

From spotting wildlife in the garden to full on citizen science projects, we ask the general public to engage with the world of conservation.

Have a look at the current projects below, and see how you can help by donating, recording observations, pledging your support, or just finding out about our work.

Erasmus Darwin Barlow Expeditions 2015 Madagascar

Find out about the Erasmus Darwin Barlow Conservation Expedition, a...

You can help ZSL continue to protect endangered animals and their habitats...

Observation in Quadrat

Training aspiring conservationists in developing countries to research and...

Wildlife Champion Ben Fogle

Help protect wildlife around the world by becoming a Wildlife Champion today...

Hedgehog

Garden Wildlife Health helps to identify and investigate the diseases that...

Chagos coral reef

Recent ZSL research has shown an alarming decline in marine species. You can...

Porpoise Thames

ZSL coordinates three projects to better understand marine mammals

Thames Eel (European Eel) in bucket

ZSL has been working to conserve the declining European eel population for...

Citizen science volunteers being trained in the RMI sampling method on the River Crane

London’s Rivers is a community-based river stewardship project which brings...

Harbour Seal in the Thames

ZSL is working to better understand seal populations in the Thames Estuary...

Sperm whale in the wash - CSIP

For centuries, cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) have regularly...

Bactrian camel at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

The Zoological Society of London's Mongolia-based Steppe Forward Programme (...

Plastic pollution by the Thames - Copyright Thames21

#OneLess - the campaign to make London free of single-use plastic water...