• 09/26/2022Press release

    E40 waterway would destroy biodiversity hotspots and key protected areas, says new report

    09/26/2022Press release

    E40 waterway would destroy biodiversity hotspots and key protected areas, says new report

    Save Polesia Partnership’s stark warning: abandon E40 waterway megaproject or vital wetlands, grasslands, forests, and mires across Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine face catastrophe.

  • 09/15/2022Project update

    Banks for people and nature

    09/15/2022Project update

    Banks for people and nature

    Empowering the growth of conservation-friendly livelihood opportunities that benefit both people and the natural environment.

  • 09/14/2022Project update

    “We take care of the Serengeti”

    09/14/2022Project update

    “We take care of the Serengeti”

    In Tanzania, especially in villages around protected areas, a popular and profitable business opportunity that also benefits the environment is beekeeping. A new honey processing facility built by FZS is helping farmers make more money from their products while helping the industry grow.

  • 09/13/2022Project update

    Keeping cows safe

    09/13/2022Project update

    Keeping cows safe

    Once lions learn that they can relatively easily hunt cows grazing behind inadequately secured fences, they become less motivated to go on hunting expeditions for wild antelope or buffalo. This is a problem for local people whose livelihoods are threatened. But a solution exists.

  • 09/13/2022Annual report

    Annual Report 2021

    09/13/2022Annual report

    Annual Report 2021

    “We are more than pleased with the overall positive developments recorded by FZS in a fiscal year that continued to be dominated by the pandemic.”

  • 09/05/2022Press release

    FZS Executive Director Dr. Christof Schenck to receive German Environmental Award

    09/05/2022Press release

    FZS Executive Director Dr. Christof Schenck to receive German Environmental Award

    The biologist, conservationist, and executive director of the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS), Dr. Christof Schenck, will be receiving this year’s German Environmental Prize. The German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU)) announced today.

  • 08/29/2022Project update

    Learning from field experts

    08/29/2022Project update

    Learning from field experts

    FZS Frankfurt staff members experienced firsthand what it’s like to do boots-on-the-ground work in the Serengeti ecosystem. From re-building vehicles, coordinating work in such a vast area, to removing snares, a lot is done to support the National Park and surrounding area.

  • 07/29/2022Project update

    Where the rare apes are

    07/29/2022Project update

    Where the rare apes are

    The most extensive forest area in Vietnam is found in the central part of the country. It is half the size of Luxembourg spanning about 1,200 square kilometers and encompasses two FZS supported projects, Kon Ka Kinh National Park, and Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve. This is a biodiverse and … Read more

  • 07/12/2022Project update

    A great migration returned

    07/12/2022Project update

    A great migration returned

    Kazakhstan’s saiga antelope total more than a million!

  • 07/05/2022Blog

    The leap of pathogens from animals to humans is getting easier

    07/05/2022Blog

    The leap of pathogens from animals to humans is getting easier

    Zoonoses are part of life on earth. But the destruction of biodiversity combined with climate change is affecting ecosystems worldwide. This could bring us even more pandemics in the future.

  • 06/29/2022FZS in the media

    Return of the big beast: in search of Romania’s wild bison – in pictures

    06/29/2022FZS in the media

    Return of the big beast: in search of Romania’s wild bison – in pictures

    After becoming extinct in the wild, European bison were reintroduced to Poland in 1954 and Romania in 2012. Photographer Alexander Turner went in search of Europe’s largest land mammal with rangers from Foundation Conservation Carpathia.

  • 06/29/2022Blog

    Finding wild bonobos

    06/29/2022Blog

    Finding wild bonobos

    Our photographer Daniel Rosengren traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to take pictures of FZS work being conducted in Lomami National Park. An extraordinary journey to one of the most remote and difficult to access places on earth.

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