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Protecting tiger populations in Nepal

2nd April 2015

Alex Zimmermann, head of conservation science at Chester Zoo, has provided us with more information about the threat tigers are facing and just how important our new Living with Tigers project is.

Working hard in Assam

31st March 2015

Our last, but no means least, blog from the Assam expedition team comes from Lorraine Shuker, health and safety advisor at Chester Zoo. Lorraine tells us more about the impact the Assam Haathi Project is having on the villagers as well as what she took from her experiences.

Making sparks in Assam

27th March 2015

Continuing with our updates from the Assam expedition team, our next one comes from Chester Zoo electrician, Peter Davies. 

Getting down to business

25th March 2015

The Assam Haathi expedition seems like a long time ago now, but we still have plenty to share with you! The Chester Zoo team were led by the zoo’s managing director, Jamie Christon. Here, he shares his experiences with us...

Looking after livestock in Assam

20th March 2015

The Assam expedition team spent two weeks in India where they were able to share their skills and knowledge with the local communities in areas of human-elephant conflict. Keeper, Vicki Small, was tasked with preparing and delivering a number of workshops for the villagers providing more advice & techniques on caring for their livestock.

VIDEO: Chester Zoo expedition to Assam

12th March 2015

You've been following the updates from the Chester Zoo team, but here is a short video showing you just what the Assam Haathi Project is doing to protect elephants and people from harm.

Sharing skills and protecting elephants

12th March 2015

The Assam expedition team spent two weeks in India where they were able to share their skills and knowledge with the local communities in areas of human-elephant conflict. By doing this they are helping to protect elephants.

Welcome back team!

6th March 2015

Following their recent expedition, the Chester Zoo team have now recovered after spending two weeks with our Assam Haathi Project in India. Here, one of the team provides us with an insight into how the expedition went...

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.  

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