- 09/15/2022Project update
Banks for people and nature09/15/2022Project 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 safe09/13/2022Project 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.
- 09/05/2022Press release
FZS Executive Director Dr. Christof Schenck to receive German Environmental Award09/05/2022Press 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 experts08/29/2022Project 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 are07/29/2022Project 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 returned07/12/2022Project update
A great migration returned
Kazakhstan’s saiga antelope total more than a million!
The leap of pathogens from animals to humans is getting easier07/05/2022Blog
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.
Finding wild bonobos06/29/2022Blog
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.