- 12/15/2022Project update
North Luangwa National Park awarded for conservation excellence12/15/2022Project 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 home12/15/2022Project 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.
- 11/30/2022Project update
FZS Ukraine adapts11/30/2022Project update
FZS Ukraine adapts
Our work in Ukraine has changed since February 2022 due to the uncertain situation, setbacks encountered, and safety concerns for our employees in Lviv and in the Carpathians. Despite the challenges, we have been able to make progress.
- 11/16/2022Project update
Conservation and the next generation11/16/2022Project update
Conservation and the next generation
The FZS team in Indonesia educates young students about the natural world and conservation through hands-on lessons.
- 11/10/2022Project update
Protecting endangered chimpanzees11/10/2022Project update
Protecting endangered chimpanzees
Restoring the Mahale-Katavi Corridor is critical to the conservation of endangered eastern chimpanzees in Tanzania.
- 10/30/2022Project update
A boost for future conservation project leaders10/30/2022Project update
A boost for future conservation project leaders
Three Frankfurt Spring School students won awards that will help push their conservation projects forward.
- 10/25/2022Project update
The plight of the Giant Otter10/25/2022Project update
The plight of the Giant Otter
The largest mustelid species in the world is in trouble. Activities such as mining are destroying their habitat. How safe are they within protected areas? Only monitoring can give us a good answer.
- 10/17/2022Project update
Where are the Amazonian manatees?10/17/2022Project update
Where are the Amazonian manatees?
The largest freshwater mammal in South America, the Amazonian manatee is not easy to find, especially in a National Park roughly the size of Yellowstone. But protecting this species is important. FZS Peru and partners have a way to find them.
- 09/15/2022Project update
Banks for people and nature09/15/2022Project update
Banks for people and nature
Empowering the growth of conservation-friendly livelihood opportunities that benefit both people and the natural environment.
- 09/14/2022Project update
“We take care of the Serengeti”09/14/2022Project update
“We take care of the Serengeti”
In Tanzania, especially in villages around protected areas, a popular and profitable business opportunity that also benefits the environment is beekeeping. A new honey processing facility built by FZS is helping farmers make more money from their products while helping the industry grow.
- 09/13/2022Project update
Keeping cows safe09/13/2022Project update
Keeping cows safe
Once lions learn that they can relatively easily hunt cows grazing behind inadequately secured fences, they become less motivated to go on hunting expeditions for wild antelope or buffalo. This is a problem for local people whose livelihoods are threatened. But a solution exists.
- 08/29/2022Project update
Learning from field experts08/29/2022Project update
Learning from field experts
FZS Frankfurt staff members experienced firsthand what it’s like to do boots-on-the-ground work in the Serengeti ecosystem. From re-building vehicles, coordinating work in such a vast area, to removing snares, a lot is done to support the National Park and surrounding area.