Conservation Archive

Native species reintroduction site, Eelmoor Marsh

Why we need to act now to conserve native species

April 22, 2024

This World Earth Day Dr Heidi Mitchell, Head of Conservation Impact at Marwell Wildlife, shares her knowledgeable insight on the importance of safeguarding our native species like white-clawed crayfish and […]

Marwell Wildlife Mres conservation Students at Kalama conservancy, Kenya carrying out transects

World Wildlife Day 2024

March 3, 2024

This World Wildlife Day, we’re shining a spotlight on one of our MRes Wildlife Conservation students. Having recently returned from a trip to Kenya with the Marwell conservation team, Sam […]

Antelope Specialist Group: A Year in Review

February 26, 2024

As the new year is in full swing, it’s helpful to reflect on what’s been achieved in 2023. There was a big increase in activity from the International Union for […]

Reverse the Red – Saving species is possible

February 7, 2024

We’re joining conservation organisations around the world to celebrate Reverse the Red Day by showcasing conservation in action. Reverse the Red day is all about showing how threatened species can […]

A grevy's zebra wearing a GPS tracking collar in Kenya

We’re helping to safeguard the future of the world’s most endangered zebra

December 18, 2023

We’re helping to protect the world’s most endangered zebra ahead of a major infrastructure project that will cut across the heart of their habitat in Kenya. Conservationists from Marwell Wildlife, […]

A group of scimitar-horned oryx in Tunisia

Back from the brink of extinction

December 12, 2023

Marwell Wildlife is today celebrating after long-term conservation efforts have helped bring the scimitar-horned oryx back from the brink of extinction. The species was declared Extinct in the Wild in […]

The search for the great crested newt

November 12, 2023

Marwell’s conservation team are diving into action at Eelmoor Marsh SSSI, our heathland restoration site, to search for a special resident – the great crested newt. The great crested newt […]

A snow leopard sitting at Marwell Zoo

Celebrating 10 years of International Snow Leopard Day

October 23, 2023

We’re celebrating 10 years of International Snow Leopard Day and a decade of efforts to safeguard one of the world’s most elusive threatened big cats. Known as the “Ghost of […]

A group photo of some of the staff at Marwell Zoo in 2023

We’ve won a WAZA Conservation Award

October 13, 2023

Marwell Wildlife has been honoured by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) during its prestigious annual conference event, which was held in San Diego. During the conference, Marwell […]

A grevy's zebra foal with its mother just one day old at Marwell Zoo

Our newest “mischief maker”

September 4, 2023

Our herd of Endangered Grevy’s zebra has welcomed a new addition in the form of a gorgeous new foal! The new arrival, born to mother Ellen and father Angus, arrived […]