Protecting wildlife and ecosystems.
Supporting protected areas and wilderness.
- 12/21/2021Project update
Replacing palm oil plantations in Indonesia12/21/2021Project update
Replacing palm oil plantations in Indonesia
Several farmers near Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park, Indonesia, are moving away from growing palm oil plantations. With help from FZS Indonesia they are beginning to grow ecologically friendly alternatives that also bring economic gains. It will take time, but the farmers are committed.
Would you remove an airplane door to take photos?12/20/2021Blog
Would you remove an airplane door to take photos?
Marco Dinter, the voice of the FZS and Frankfurt Zoo podcast “Hinter dem Zoo geht’s weiter” (the story continues beyond the zoo), spoke with FZS photographer, Daniel Rosengren, about how he once removed an airplane door to take photos, was almost crushed by an elephant and his adventures cycling half … Read more
- 12/16/2021Press release
Gonarezhou National Park becomes a Legacy Landscape12/16/2021Press release
Gonarezhou National Park becomes a Legacy Landscape
The Legacy Landscapes Fund supervisory board has decided to fund two more protected areas: Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe and Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo. Both sites will be funded with one million US dollars annually for at least 15 years.
Due to the Corona pandemic, many national parks, especially in Africa, have lost most of their income over night. The consequence: rangers can no longer be paid. Patrols can no longer take place. Important habitats for threatened species remain unprotected.
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