- 05/24/2022Project update
A new reality for Ukraine’s protected areas05/24/2022Project update
A new reality for Ukraine’s protected areas
The Ukrainian Carpathians have become a shelter for people fleeing conflict in the east of the country. FZS and partners have been supporting the protected areas and the Internally Displaced People they are hosting in various ways.
- 05/10/2022Project update
Forest reserve in Tanzania gets needed support05/10/2022Project update
Forest reserve in Tanzania gets needed support
Safeguarding a forest reserve twice the size of Mahale National Park can be a huge challenge. But for one reserve, a ranger post makes a big difference.
- 04/20/2022Project update
Discovering Manu National Park – there’s an app for that04/20/2022Project update
Discovering Manu National Park – there’s an app for that
A new mobile application helps visitors to Manu National Park and Biosphere Reserve explore unforgettable routes and tourist destinations with greater ease and contribute to managing the areas in the future. A benefit to protected areas and local communities.
- 04/13/2022Project update
Black Rhino Rescue in Zambia04/13/2022Project update
Black Rhino Rescue in Zambia
The FZS team in North Luangwa National Park, Zambia, successfully pulled off a complicated rhino rescue. The animal is now roaming safer areas of the National Park thanks to a helicopter and the help of dedicated partners.
- 03/09/2022Project update
We will continue to support protected areas in Ukraine03/09/2022Project update
We will continue to support protected areas in Ukraine
“Overnight a third of our European program, a place where we have been over two decades conducting on-the-ground conservation work with local staff and partners, has evaporated. What is important now is not to lose hope and not to end up in despair. Hope is what takes us into the … Read more
- 02/24/2022Project update
Ukraine: Project work on hold, supporting staff to get to safety02/24/2022Project update
Ukraine: Project work on hold, supporting staff to get to safety
We are devastated by the conflict development in Ukraine. Currently our main priority is to bring our local colleagues, their families and friends to safety.
- 12/21/2021Project update
Replacing palm oil plantations in Indonesia12/21/2021Project update
Replacing palm oil plantations in Indonesia
Several farmers near Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park, Indonesia, are moving away from growing palm oil plantations. With help from FZS Indonesia they are beginning to grow ecologically friendly alternatives that also bring economic gains. It will take time, but the farmers are committed.
- 12/07/2021Project update
A brighter future for black rhinos12/07/2021Project update
A brighter future for black rhinos
Mama Serengeti is a critically endangered eastern black rhinoceros who lives within Serengeti National Park. Her sub-species was nearly wiped out between the 70’s and 90’s but now the population is growing, thanks to work conducted by the Tanzania National Park Authority and FZS.
- 12/01/2021Project update
The new FZS Tanzania Office becomes “Markus Borner Center”12/01/2021Project update
The new FZS Tanzania Office becomes “Markus Borner Center”
Our team in Tanzania has moved to a new office. The new building has been named after Dr. Markus Borner, who had served FZS for three decades in Tanzania.
- 11/19/2021Project update
The impact of COVID on the Serengeti11/19/2021Project update
The impact of COVID on the Serengeti
We have been supporting the Serengeti National Park for 60+ years. Since the start of the pandemic, the Park has faced many new challenges. Apart from our usual conservation activities, we have been able to step up our support to Park authorities who have been financially affected by COVID-19, thanks … Read more