• 12/18/2023FZS in the media

    This floppy-nosed antelope was nearly gone. 20 years later, it’s thriving.

    12/18/2023FZS in the media

    This floppy-nosed antelope was nearly gone. 20 years later, it’s thriving.

    Less than a decade ago, more than half of the world’s saiga antelope were lost to a mysterious disease. Its comeback is a rare and phenomenal conservation success.

  • 12/11/2023

    Unprecedented conservation triumph – Saiga antelope reclassified from ‘Critically Endangered’ to ‘Near Threatened’ in the IUCN Red List

    12/11/2023

    Unprecedented conservation triumph – Saiga antelope reclassified from ‘Critically Endangered’ to ‘Near Threatened’ in the IUCN Red List

    This significant positive status change reflects the species’ remarkable recovery in Kazakhstan resulting from sustained ongoing conservation efforts.

  • 11/24/2023News

    Carpathians’ Life: FZS Ukraine Photo Contest

    11/24/2023News

    Carpathians’ Life: FZS Ukraine Photo Contest

    Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) Ukraine, in partnership with the Carpathian Mountain International Film Festival (CMIFF), hosted the “Carpathians’ Life” photo contest for the 3rd time, showcasing the rich ecological diversity and cultural heritage of the Carpathians, while paying tribute to life in the protected areas supporting those affected by war.

  • 11/20/2023Press release

    Scientists and Peruvian head of nature conservation authority receive Frankfurt Conservation Award 2023 (Bruno H. Schubert Prize)

    11/20/2023Press release

    Scientists and Peruvian head of nature conservation authority receive Frankfurt Conservation Award 2023 (Bruno H. Schubert Prize)

    In its 40th year, the Bruno H. Schubert Foundation on the 6th of November presented one of the most highly endowed German environmental prizes, the Frankfurt Conservation Award 2023 (Bruno H. Schubert Prize). This year, the prize goes to Prof. Dr. Meike Piepenbring, Prof. Dr. Beth Kaplin and José Carlos … Read more

  • 11/17/2023

    A BAMBI for the Prombergers

    11/17/2023

    A BAMBI for the Prombergers

    Congratulations to Barbara and Christoph Promberger from the Romanian Foundation Conservation Carpathia. This year, they received the BAMBI media prize for their nature conservation work in the Făgăraş Mountains in Romania. They are working tirelessly to establish a national park there.

  • 10/17/2023News

    Wispertaunus: Key conservation milestone in Hesse

    10/17/2023News

    Wispertaunus: Key conservation milestone in Hesse

    Launched on October 1, 2023, the Wispertaunus Nature Project in Hesse, Germany, in collaboration with the Frankfurt Zoological Society, creates a unique habitat for rare species, connects natural forests, and addresses climate change. This landmark conservation initiative is funded by the federal government and the state, with a committed €1.2 … Read more

  • 09/18/2023Press release

    Bale Mountains National Park (Ethiopia) becomes a World Heritage Site

    09/18/2023Press release

    Bale Mountains National Park (Ethiopia) becomes a World Heritage Site

    Frankfurt Zoological Society congratulates Ethiopia and specifically our partner, the National Parks Authority of the country on receiving “World Heritage Site” status for two new sites in the country. As a long-standing supporter of Bale Mountains National Park we are happy that the park is now listed as a UNESCO … Read more

  • 09/13/2023Annual report

    Annual Report 2022

    09/13/2023Annual report

    Annual Report 2022

    Our Annual Report offers insights into the work that we do in our project areas and some of the success stories from 2022.

  • 06/07/2023News

    In Loving Memory of Captain Bernard Michael Shayo

    06/07/2023News

    In Loving Memory of Captain Bernard Michael Shayo

    The world of conservation and aviation mourns the loss of a true champion today. Captain Bernard Michael Shayo, a passionate and dedicated conservation pilot, who tragically lost his life in a plane crash on May 18, 2023.

  • 06/07/2023News

    In Loving Memory of Aman Mgogollo

    06/07/2023News

    In Loving Memory of Aman Mgogollo

    The conservation community mourns the tragic loss of Aman John Mgogollo, a brilliant and dedicated GIS specialist, who lost his life in a plane crash in Matambwe, Tanzania, on May 18, 2023. With profound sadness, we remember Aman’s exceptional contributions to conservation and his unwavering commitment to preserving our natural … Read more

  • 05/25/2023News

    50 Years Manu National Park – World Champion of Diversity

    05/25/2023News

    50 Years Manu National Park – World Champion of Diversity

    Manu National Park in Peru is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Located in the southeast of the country, the protected area is not only a world champion of biodiversity, but also an outstanding example of a close connection between nature and tradition. It is rightly a UNESCO World Heritage Site and … Read more

  • 05/19/2023News

    Two FZS staff and TANAPA ranger killed in tragic plane crash

    05/19/2023News

    Two FZS staff and TANAPA ranger killed in tragic plane crash

    Two of our colleagues and one TANAPA ranger were killed in the crash of our Cessna 182 in Nyerere National Park, Tanzania, on Thursday 18 May.

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