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  • 09/15/2021Project update

    Kulan migration insights could guide future reintroductions

    09/15/2021Project update

    Kulan migration insights could guide future reintroductions

    A new research article published in the journal Frontiers in Conservation Science describes the post-release movement behaviour of kulan in the Torgai region of Central Kazakhstan, and provides valuable insights for future reintroduction efforts.

  • 09/06/2021Project update

    Stopping fire, with fire

    09/06/2021Project update

    Stopping fire, with fire

    Catastrophic fires tore through Cantão State Park in Brazil two years in a row. George Georgiadis, FZS partner in Brazil, explains why those fires caused so much damage and what the team is doing this year to prevent this from happening again.

  • 08/04/2021Project update

    Black rhinos re-introduced to Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe

    08/04/2021Project update

    Black rhinos re-introduced to Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe

    After nearly 30 years of absence, critically endangered black rhinos are being re-introduced to Gonarezhou National Park by the Gonarezhou Conservation Trust’s team of experts and partners.

  • 06/11/2021Project update

    The radio influencer

    06/11/2021Project update

    The radio influencer

    From FZS intern to locally famous ‘radio girl’. Christina Gregory empowers women to participate in economic activities by sharing programs about FZS supported Community Conservation Banks. Her radio programs are making a difference to people, especially women, in her region.

  • 06/05/2021Project update

    Saigas Bounce Back

    06/05/2021Project update

    Saigas Bounce Back

    Kazakhstan’s population of the critically endangered antelope now nearing a million.

  • 05/05/2021Project update

    “The award is an incentive for me to continue working for this cause”

    05/05/2021Project update

    “The award is an incentive for me to continue working for this cause”

    Julia Miranda Londoño, winner of a Bruno H. Schubert 2021 award, is one of the most prestigious environmentalists in Colombia. For more than a decade she has led the protection of 59 natural areas in the country, key areas for global biodiversity.

  • Orangutan repatriation from Thailand, Indonesia, Bukit Tiga Puluh04/06/2021Project update

    A fresh start

    04/06/2021Project update

    A fresh start

    For five years, two young Sumatran orangutans were kept as pets in a private home in Thailand. Now they are in Indonesia, at the FZS Jungle School, where soon they will begin learning the skills, they will need to someday survive independently in the forests of Bukit Tiga Puluh.

  • 04/01/2021Project update

    Win-win for communities and Bale Mountains National Park

    04/01/2021Project update

    Win-win for communities and Bale Mountains National Park

    FZS’s nature conservation does not end abruptly at the edge of our protected areas. A single mother of twelve, a pair of farmers with heavily eroded land, and beekeepers who now obtain 200% more honey from their hives, are all people who have benefited from FZS knowledge or resources.

  • 03/23/2021Project update

    Polesia’s vast Almany Mires Reserve expanded, securing more habitat for threatened species

    03/23/2021Project update

    Polesia’s vast Almany Mires Reserve expanded, securing more habitat for threatened species

    Almany harbours a rich diversity of species. Large predators like Eurasian lynx and wolf roam in search of prey, which also thrive in the area; The Almany Mires Nature Reserve now spans over 104,000 hectares.

  • 03/16/2021Project update

    Learnings from Ukraine’s Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    03/16/2021Project update

    Learnings from Ukraine’s Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Two FZS researchers are using camera traps to examine wildlife within FZS projects in Europe that have different levels of human impact. Their findings aim to benefit decision-makers, assist with expanding protected areas, and measure the health of wildlife populations elsewhere.

  • 03/12/2021Project update

    COVID-19 pandemic impacts on FZS supported sites

    03/12/2021Project update

    COVID-19 pandemic impacts on FZS supported sites

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused negative impacts to most places where FZS operates, but the crisis also provides valuable learnings and opportunities that could strengthen protected areas in the future.

  • 03/04/2021Project update

    A conservationist’s second set of eyes

    03/04/2021Project update

    A conservationist’s second set of eyes

    Camera traps help conservationists learn a lot about wildlife in FZS project areas. In an interview with FZS staff member Eny, details on how the traps are set up, monitored and the benefit of the results that they provide are shared.

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