- 10/15/2021Project update
Protecting elephants and people in Sumatra10/15/2021Project 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 Vietnam10/08/2021Project 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 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.
- 08/26/2021Project update
Mapping Europe’s last wild forests08/26/2021Project 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, 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.