- 09/15/2021Project update
Kulan migration insights could guide future reintroductions09/15/2021Project 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 fire09/06/2021Project 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, Zimbabwe08/04/2021Project 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 influencer06/11/2021Project 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 Back06/05/2021Project 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.
- 04/06/2021Project update
A fresh start04/06/2021Project 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 Park04/01/2021Project 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 species03/23/2021Project 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 Zone03/16/2021Project 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 sites03/12/2021Project 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 eyes03/04/2021Project 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.