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.
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,
At the end of a long journey through the 2020-21 academic year, our Industrial Placement Students reflect on their growth and plans for the future.
As the World Biodiversity Summit sparks discussion on the latest ideas and plans to tackle biodiversity loss, Chester Zoo Science Director, Simon Dowell, writes about the path forward for us in tackling one particular area of biodiversity decline…
After an incredible summer celebrating the Olympics in Tokyo, here in Britain the British & Irish Association of Zoos & Aquariums are handing out gold, silver and bronze to some of the very best projects among zoo conservation in their annual awards.
We’ve been working with the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF) to prevent the extinction of endemic species on Mauritius and Rodrigues for many years. An important part of this work is supporting the development of education programmes that encourage people to value and protect the species we’re working together to save.
Plant expert and Chester Zoo partner Joshua Styles hasn’t been slowed by the turbulent year of 2020.
Two years ago, an outpouring of generosity following the devastating fire at Monsoon Forest, allowed us to fund pioneering conservation efforts in South East Asia, and here’s where we are today…