As a conservation charity, we work in nine countries, across four continents, to conserve species and protect habitats in the wild, as well as curating our collection of threatened captive species at Bristol Zoo Project and contributing to health and welfare research and implementation.
The aim of our Conservation Strategy is to prevent species extinction, reverse their decline and recover wildlife populations.
have a direct impact, leading clearly to the survival and safeguarding of a species or habitat by reducing or eliminating the threats faced, or
support conservation indirectly by laying the groundwork for future conservation actions.
We use the skills and expertise of our staff to make effective and targeted contributions to global species conservation. We focus on species and places where our actions are anticipated to be successful and impactful, and collaborate with local communities and other key stakeholders that share landscapes with our priority species, ensuring conservation of wildlife also benefits people.
Strengthening, enhancing and restoring habitats via an area-based protection approach
Breeding threatened species
Focusing on our own back garden
From the announcement of a new conservation zoo to saving species at home and abroad, 2023 has been a year to remember.
Bristol Zoological Society has been working to project Sanje mangabeys, an Endangered primate species found only in Tanzania, since 2014.
Bristol Zoological Society’s Field Conservation & Science Department offers a range of opportunities to conduct research at Bristol Zoo Project, Bristol Zoo Gardens, or in one of our field-based projects, supervised by our staff.