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An update on how donations have helped ZSL's relief efforts in earthquake-stricken Nepal.

Tiger camera trap image, Thailand.

ZSL has recorded tigers for the first time in the southern Protected Areas of Thailand’s Western Forest Conservation Complex.

Asian lion in India

There are now approximately 500 Asiatic lions (Panthera leo persica) living in the Gir landscape, according to the latest count, up from 411 in...


ZSL's Forest Guards and National Park Staff in Nepal are stranded in remote locations.

Humpback whale, Henderson

The UK government has announced the creation of the world's largest marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands.

Shark © Enric Sala

ZSL calls on the British government to protect over 1.8 million sq km of the world’s ocean

Smelt on homepage

A new project by ZSL scientists, funded with a grant of £97,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund, will launch in March 2015

Quagga Mussel

The invasive quagga mussel has been found in the River Thames by ZSL staff.

Oil palm plantation

We welcome these legislation changes to make food labels more transparent.

Elephant and rangers in Nepal

ZSL gives software training to staff from the Department of Nepal Parks and Wildlife Conservation