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Bullfinch

Collaborative 25-year ZSL/BTO study stresses importance of feeding while investigating evolving threats to wild birds

Swabbing a midwife toad

Joint ZSL/Imperial College London study could open up new avenues in our understanding of wildlife diseases

Sperm whale at Skegness

ZSL-led UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme remit also expands to include stranded sharks

A good quality mosquito net fishing catch

First-ever global assessment reveals full scale of the practice and calls for collaborative solutions.

Eurasian lynx at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL-led study argues for change in policy focus to capitalise on potential of rewilding to halt biodiversity loss

Père David’s deer

Scientists use antique museum specimens to trace heritage of extinct-in-the-wild Père David’s deer.

Becki Lawson and Sara Oldfield

Dr Becki Lawson from ZSL’s Institute of Zoology, has been awarded the prestigious Marsh Award.

New Scientist Live

Explore cutting-edge conservation science at ‘The World’s Most Exciting Festival of Ideas’

The Darwin’s frog

Iconic species likely to be wiped-out by amphibian fungus, despite lack of obvious short-term evidence

Komodo dragon

Indonesian fossil discovery reveals Wallacean islands were once home to an array of fantastic beasts