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ZSL - Whipsnade Zoo

Karen-Jane Dudley

ZSL - Whipsnade Zoo Dunstable Bedfordshire LU6 2LF

Enjoy an epic day out at the UK’s biggest zoo! Set in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is an adventure on an altogether different scale. Opened in 1931 by the Zoological Society of London, to provide a park for animals with natural surroundings and plenty of space, today’s visitors can see more than 2,500 animals. See the elephants on their daily walk around the Zoo, view the majestic rhino…

Event
BIAZA Terrestrial Invertebrate Conference 24th Jul 2019 The annual BIAZA Terrestrial Invertebrate Conference will be held at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in 2019.  More details will be released closer to the time.
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London 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference 7th Nov 2018 Human and wildlife co-existence is crucial to a sustainable, healthy world. But interactions between people and wildlife can create serious challenges. In recent years the illegal wildlife trade has reached unprecedented levels.
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Skin bacteria may predict vulnerability of amphibians to killer chytrid fungus 16th Feb 2018 Joint ZSL/Imperial College London study could open up new avenues in our understanding of wildlife diseases
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Big Bug Bonanza 2017 12th Dec 2017 Big Bug Bonanza (BB) is a bi annual campaign organized by the Terrestrial Invertebrate Working Group (TIWG). In 2017 BBB ran from the 6th to the 13th…
Project
#OneLess 7th Dec 2017 Across the world millions of single-use plastic water bottles are used and discarded every day. The #OneLess campaign seeks to reduce the use of single - use plastic bottles.
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Dominic Jermey appointed as new Director General of ZSL 7th Nov 2017 International wildlife conservation charity ZSL is delighted to announce the appointment of Dominic Jermey (CVO OBE) to the role of Director General. He replaces outgoing DG Ralph Armond, who has been with the organisation for over 13 years.
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Showcasing the science behind Britain’s zoos and aquariums 20th Sep 2017 The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) will be heading to New Scientist Live – a national festival of science taking place at London’s ExCeL from Thursday 28 September to Sunday 1 October.
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Space invaders! Protected areas defend wildlife from invasive species 2nd Aug 2017 Collaborative study suggests nature reserves enable greater resilience for ecosystems against foreign invaders
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Landmark report shows global wildlife population on course to decline by 67 per cent by 2020 27th Oct 2016 New data released by WWF and ZSL (Zoological Society of London) today reveals that overall global vertebrate populations are on course to decline by an…