At ZSL, we are proud of the work we do. To give you an insight into the work our conservationists, scientists, and volunteers achieve on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, take a look at our latest blog posts below.
26 May 2023ZSL will be travelling to Paris to be part of discussion towards a new global Treaty to end plastic pollution
9 May 2023Solving the mystery of our Origin of Species copy, where it came from and why we didn't receive a copy until forty years after it was first published.
14 April 2023Record-breaking numbers of Bengal tigers in India have been announced by the country’s latest tiger census with over 3100 tigers now in the country – double the number living there less than 20 years ago
24 March 2023Global temperatures are predicted to rise by approximately 3.2°C by the end of the century, which would make multiple regions across land and sea that risk becoming inhospitable to up to 100% of the wildlife living there.
10 March 2023Wildlife vet Sophie Common discusses the importance of protecting British wildlife, and how the DRAHS team at ZSL are working towards this
28 February 2023Often when a species seems unique, such as pangolins with their scaly armoured skin or elephants with their ginormous ivory tusks, it is because there is, indeed, nothing else like them on Earth.
28 February 2023On 24 October 1858, on the island of Bacan, a young Malay boy called Ali shot and took into his possession a bird which had been seen and in all likelihood shot for its plumage many times before by the local islanders.
23 January 2023We found that at least 1,829 of 10,196 reptile species (21%) are threatened, compared with 41% of amphibians, 25% of mammals, and 14% of birds. For reptiles, this represents a staggering 15.6 billion years of unique phylogenetic diversity at risk.
5 January 2023It is only a few seconds of black and white footage, but video from a remote camera trap in Thailand has given new hope to ZSL’s team of pangolin conservationists.