Unprecedented conservation triumph – Saiga antelope reclassified from ‘Critically Endangered’ to ‘Near Threatened’ in the IUCN Red List12/11/2023
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.
Carpathians’ Life: FZS Ukraine Photo Contest11/24/2023News
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
A BAMBI for the Prombergers11/17/2023
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.
Wispertaunus: Key conservation milestone in Hesse10/17/2023News
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 Site09/18/2023Press 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
In Loving Memory of Captain Bernard Michael Shayo06/07/2023News
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.
In Loving Memory of Aman Mgogollo06/07/2023News
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
50 Years Manu National Park – World Champion of Diversity05/25/2023News
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
Two FZS staff and TANAPA ranger killed in tragic plane crash05/19/2023News
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.