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  • 10/19/2021Project update

    Collars for Conservation

    10/19/2021Project update

    Collars for Conservation

    Since 2009 FZS partner the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) has been collecting tracking data to help better understand the movement patterns of the critically endangered saiga antelope. Collars fitted this year will help to study the migration behaviour of a growing saiga population and guide … Read more

  • 10/15/2021Project update

    Protecting elephants and people in Sumatra

    10/15/2021Project update

    Protecting elephants and people in Sumatra

    A young Sumatran elephant had been separated from its herd and travelling towards a town. This was dangerous to both people and the animal. Rescuing it was a daunting task, requiring a large team and a lot of elephant knowledge but FZS Sumatra was ready.

  • 10/08/2021Project update

    A new phase of nature conservation for our project in Vietnam

    10/08/2021Project update

    A new phase of nature conservation for our project in Vietnam

    The Kon Ka Kinh National Park and Kon Cha Rang Nature Reserve in Vietnam are now officially part of a new UNESCO biosphere reserve. This is an important development for the area, which provides new opportunities to local people and to wildlife conservation.

  • 10/01/2021Project update

    “Violence against environmental leaders in the Colombian Amazon has to stop”

    10/01/2021Project update

    “Violence against environmental leaders in the Colombian Amazon has to stop”

    Colombia is now the most dangerous country for environmental defenders: In 2020, 227 people were murdered worldwide for their commitment to protecting the environment, 65 of them in Colombia. To understand the reasons behind this crisis, nine environmental organizations who work in the Colombian Amazon, including FZS, joined forces to … Read more

  • 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.

  • 08/26/2021Project update

    Mapping Europe’s last wild forests

    08/26/2021Project update

    Mapping Europe’s last wild forests

    New open-access database provides the most complete source of information on the location of primary forests in Europe.

  • 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.

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