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Conservation is hotting up

20th February 2015

We return to the northern Republic of Congo for this next update, as another Studentship Grant recipient tells us more about the work he’s been doing out in the field.

Staff go wild in Argentina - part 3

3rd February 2015

Here's the third and final update from James and Rachael who have been sharing their story with us after visiting one of the conservation projects we’ve supported in Argentina.  

Staff go wild in Argentina - part 2

1st February 2015

Here’s the second update from James Andrewes and Rachael Bodenham - two members of the keeping staff at Chester Zoo – following their trip to Argentina.

‘Read your palm oil’

30th January 2015

Over the last month you may have heard a lot of people talking about palm oil. Find out why, here.

Hunting uncertainty in the Congo

28th January 2015

People’s behaviour plays a vital role in protecting wildlife. This project has been working in Africa focusing on the actions of others and how they impact on the wellbeing of people as well as the continuation of wildlife. Read more >

Staff go wild in Argentina - part 1

23rd January 2015

Two members of staff from Chester Zoo recently visited Argentina to see the results of some important conservation work taking place...

Bees and elephants in Sri Lanka

20th January 2015

Kylie Butler has been working in Sri Lanka on a project that is similar to our Assam Haathi Project; focusing on human-elephant conflict. She aims to help elephants and people live safely alongside one another by deterring elephants away from the crops by using bees.

Protecting the secretive woolly lemur

18th January 2015

What do you know about the woolly lemur in Madagascar? There is little known about this endangered species, meaning any research around this animal and its habitat are important for future conservation activity.

News from the Aberdares, Kenya

16th January 2015

Last week we shared the first update from one of the recipients of our Studentship Grants scheme. Here's the next post from another project, based in Kenya.

Impacts of logging on mammals in Borneo

9th January 2015

Here's an overview of one of the projects we’ve supported through our Studentship Grants scheme. 

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