New research evidence that vaccinating badgers against TB does not change their behaviour offers fresh hope of the treatment as a practical alternative to the UK Government’s controversial cull policy. Hear from ZSL’s lead scientist behind the study, Professor Rosie Woodroffe:
We're LIVE with our giraffes discussing the threats facing this beautiful species following the news that they're at risk of extinction.
Giraffes are facing extinction after a staggering decline of up to 40% in just 30 years.
The world’s tallest land mammal, they have been classified as ‘vulnerable’ to extinction on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Red List.
Join us, our giraffes and our Africa conservation manager LIVE from 2pm for more:
Have you ever wondered why hundreds of whales, porpoises and dolphins are being washed up on our coastlines every year?
Hear from our cetacean CSI team and ask them your questions from behind-the-scenes of ZSL as they investigate a porpoise stranding in a LIVE post-mortem on 10th January.
Cheetahs are amazing but every year between 200-300 cubs are stolen from the wild to be sold illegally as pets.
On International Cheetah Day we’re celebrating this incredible animal by sharing some beautiful photos from our work heading up the longest ongoing study of wild cheetah in the Serengeti.
Most people have never heard of the hihi that’s making a comeback in New Zealand.
The beautiful bright bird was down to just one population left, clinging on to existence on one isolated island but our conservationists are part of the team successfully bringing them back from the brink and now there are six populations across New Zealand and growing!
Government Minister, Robin Walker, joined ZSL and other scientific, conservation and wildlife charities earlier this week to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing environmental science and conservation post-Brexit.
The meeting, held at ZSL, has come weeks after our public debate on Making Brexit work for Ecology and Conservation Science.
Funding for research and innovation, continent-wide collaborative programmes, talent recruitment in the science community and the importance of maintaining international environmental standards were among the key topics discussed at the meeting.
Five things you may not know about Humbolt penguins