• 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.

  • 04/27/2023News

    Albert Salemgareyev Wins Whitley Award

    04/27/2023News

    Albert Salemgareyev Wins Whitley Award

    Albert Salemgareyev from our partner Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) has been awarded the prestigious 2023 Whitley Award. He received the award for managing the Saiga Antelope Boom in Kazakhstan.

  • 04/21/2023News

    In the Paper Ecosystem

    04/21/2023News

    In the Paper Ecosystem

    The world is becoming ever more digital and so are files and documents. Yet, in the basement of the Zoogesellschaftshaus, the building that houses FZS’s offices, countless old paper documents lie dormant. Lucky for us, as they tell the history of our organization and provide insights into nature conservation work … Read more

  • The kulan mare, her yearling from 2021 and her foal from 2022 running together in the acclimatization enclosure in Alibi.03/27/2023Project update

    Four kulans for Alibi

    03/27/2023Project update

    Four kulans for Alibi

    Last November, FZS supported a transport of kulans to the Torgai steppe in central Kazakhstan for the third time. Veterinary student Anne Dohrmann took part in this translocation. In freezing temperatures, she spent many weeks at the remote reintroduction site and ranger station “Alibi” to observe the new arrivals

  • 01/26/2023FZS in the media

    Protecting endangered douc-langurs in Vietnam

    01/26/2023FZS in the media

    Protecting endangered douc-langurs in Vietnam

    Nguyen Ai Tam has been spending more time in the forest than at home. He observes, records and studies the behavior of the primate that is found only in Vietnam.

  • 12/15/2022Project update

    North Luangwa National Park awarded for conservation excellence

    12/15/2022Project update

    North Luangwa National Park awarded for conservation excellence

    At COP15 in Montreal, Canada, the IUCN announced that North Luangwa National Park is the first Park in Zambia to be part of its Green List, which recognizes protected areas that have been fairly governed, effectively managed and that respect local communities through fair and meaningful engagement.

  • 12/15/2022Project update

    More Kulan return home

    12/15/2022Project update

    More Kulan return home

    Four Kulan, an Asiatic wild ass, were transported 2,100 km by helicopter to an area where the species once roamed.

  • 12/13/2022Press release

    Altyn Dala – a model of restoration

    12/13/2022Press release

    Altyn Dala – a model of restoration

    The Altyn Dala Conservation Initiative aims to restore large steppe areas in Kazakhstan to their natural state. Today, the Initiative has been awarded a “World Restoration Flagship” by the United Nations. As one of Altyn Dala’s partners, we are proud to have contributed to the success of the project.

  • 12/12/2022Press release

    New Memorandum of Understanding signed with FZS in Guyana

    12/12/2022Press release

    New Memorandum of Understanding signed with FZS in Guyana

    In another landmark move towards the implementation of the Low Carbon Development Strategy 2030 and improved environmental stewardship, the Government of Guyana, through the Office of the President, signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS), an internationally operating nature-based organization.

  • 12/09/2022

    We mourn former Serengeti project leader Mark Jenkins

    12/09/2022

    We mourn former Serengeti project leader Mark Jenkins

    Yesterday, 8 December 2022, we received the tragic news that our friend and former employee, Mark Jenkins, and his son Peter, passed away when the plane they were flying crashed in Tsavo National Park while conducting an aerial patrol for the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

  • 12/05/2022Press release

    Quiet Islands in a World of Fear

    12/05/2022Press release

    Quiet Islands in a World of Fear

    New Study from the Frankfurt Zoological Society shows the importance of protected areas for wolves. When given the choice, these adaptable predators avoid roads, settlements, and areas of higher human disturbance.

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