For the carefully balanced forest ecosystems of Madagascar, the recent presence of the invasive Asian common toad presents a potentially grave threat.

Chris Matheson, MP for Chester, has praised our “pioneering research” aiming to develop a vaccine for a deadly virus that is threatening the survival of Asian elephants globally.

On International Women & Girls in Science Day, we hear the lived experiences of some of the women who have achieved hugely successful careers across different scientific disciplines, and today form key pillars in the Chester Zoo team.

We’ve begun a pilot study of a new vaccine to FIGHT the deadly virus which affects young elephants, EEHV.

Discover how science led us to develop a pilot study of a vaccine for EEHV, and the next steps on our journey to preventing this deadly virus found in young elephants.

Have you always dreamed of working in conservation, but don’t know where to start? Then our careers in conservation event is for you!

Ahead of what conservation experts have labelled a “crucial summit” on biodiversity this spring, we’ve released a new paper, sharing our plans to step up our global role in PREVENTING EXTINCTION.

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It has been almost two years since our Youth Board was formed and despite a CHALLENGING couple of years, their ambition and direction has led to the Youth Board hosting their first Youth Symposium here at Chester Zoo.

Conservationists from the UK and Portugal have launched a dramatic rescue mission to save a group of RARE snails from extinction.

To celebrate LGBTQ+ in STEM Day, our team are sharing their first-hand accounts of entering conservation science in three different decades, and how attitudes towards their sexuality affected them,