- 11/30/2022Project update
FZS Ukraine adapts11/30/2022Project update
FZS Ukraine adapts
Our work in Ukraine has changed since February 2022 due to the uncertain situation, setbacks encountered, and safety concerns for our employees in Lviv and in the Carpathians. Despite the challenges, we have been able to make progress.
- 11/29/2022Press release
Frankfurt Declaration: Together for Biological Diversity11/29/2022Press release
Frankfurt Declaration: Together for Biological Diversity
Ahead of the UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal: A call for science, politics, business, and civil society to join forces for nature-positive corporate action.
- 11/16/2022Project update
Conservation and the next generation11/16/2022Project update
Conservation and the next generation
The FZS team in Indonesia educates young students about the natural world and conservation through hands-on lessons.
- 11/10/2022Project update
Protecting endangered chimpanzees11/10/2022Project update
Protecting endangered chimpanzees
Restoring the Katavi-Mahale Corridor is critical to the conservation of endangered eastern chimpanzees in Tanzania.
- 10/30/2022Project update
A boost for future conservation project leaders10/30/2022Project update
A boost for future conservation project leaders
Three Frankfurt Spring School students won awards that will help push their conservation projects forward.
- 10/30/2022Press release
FZS Executive Director Dr. Christof Schenck receives German Environmental Award10/30/2022Press release
FZS Executive Director Dr. Christof Schenck receives German Environmental Award
The biologist, conservationist, and executive director of the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS), Dr. Christof Schenck, was awarded the German Environmental Prize 2022.
- 10/25/2022Project update
The plight of the Giant Otter10/25/2022Project update
The plight of the Giant Otter
The largest mustelid species in the world is in trouble. Activities such as mining are destroying their habitat. How safe are they within protected areas? Only monitoring can give us a good answer.
- 10/17/2022Project update
Where are the Amazonian manatees?10/17/2022Project update
Where are the Amazonian manatees?
The largest freshwater mammal in South America, the Amazonian manatee is not easy to find, especially in a National Park roughly the size of Yellowstone. But protecting this species is important. FZS Peru and partners have a way to find them.
- 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.