How we work

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Our vision is a world where wildlife thrives and we’re working every day to achieve this.

From investigating the health threats facing animals to helping people and wildlife live alongside each other, we are committed to bringing wildlife back from the brink of extinction. Through the work of our thought leading scientists, our dedicated conservationists and our unrivalled animal experts, we guide and enable others in the UK and all across the world. Inspiring, informing, empowering – working for wildlife.

ZSL runs conservation programmes in Britain and over 50 countries worldwide. We work with local communities to conserve their environment and promote sustainability.

A pile of ivory tusks

In recent years the impact of illegal wildlife trade on species has reached...

Sumatran tiger cubs Achilles and Karis

Breed endangered species with the aim of reintroducing them into the wild....

Instant Wild - conservation at your fingertips

At ZSL we are working to develop and apply innovative technology to enhance...

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Driving best practice and helping companies avoid a negative impact on...

Mountain glacier

The debate on climate change is over and the scientific consensus is clear....

NASA blue marble Earth map February, blue marble next generation w/ topography and bathymetry

Define the status and trends of species, ecosystems and protected areas to...

GLOBE International

ZSL has provided scientific advice to GLOBE parliamentarians since the...

Prince William United for Wildlife

Find out about how ZSL and the Royal Foundation are working with the world's...