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Photograph of a Hoang Lien frog sat on a rock

An international study has found that a fungal disease has caused dramatic population declines in at least 501 amphibian species, including 90...

Close-up photograph of a T. helveticus newt on top of a rock

Private amphibian traders urged to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations

Photograph of the catalogued bone fragments

Cayman Island fossils reveal previously-undescribed extinct mammals

A male hihi, also known as a stitchbird, perched on a branch.

ZSL scientists pioneer new method of monitoring hihi reintroductions by listening in on bird ‘conversations’

Screenshot of the character selection screen for the Tricky Trawl game

New game aims to educate children on impacts of seabed trawling on marine habitats

Sonneratia alba, Capiz, Philippines

Scientists call on governments to move away from short-term politically driven plans destroying mangrove habitats

Picture of the venomous snake Atheris squamigera taken by Benjamin Tapley in Cameroon

Researchers show that the potency of a snake’s venom depends on what it eats

Alexander Rhodes receiving his award

The ZSL Conservationist of the Year Award is given to an individual who has achieved an outstanding conservation success during a 12-month period...

A red titi monkey on a tree branch

Weird evolution revealed in now-extinct monkey which inhabited Jamaica until a few hundred years ago

Living Planet Report 2016

Humanity and the way we feed, fuel and finance our societies and economies is pushing nature and the services that power and sustain us to the...