Blog: Conservation Leadership

Cleaning up waterways for Humboldt Penguins

The Chicago Zoological Society supports many different initiatives around the US and the world. In honor of World Water Day, we’re checking in with our team in Punta San Juan, Peru. 

posted 3/21/2016 9:17:57 PM |



CZS and Forest Preserves Staff Implant Fish with Transmitters

Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) and Chicago Zoological Society (CZS) staff spent Thursday morning implanting radio transmitter chips into fish species for research purposes at McGinnis Field Station in Orland Park.

posted 5/8/2015 2:58:43 PM |



Of Lions and Warriors

When Shivani Bhalla moved to Samburu, Kenya more than 10 years ago, she realized that no one had done any studies on the lions in the area before. Being a conservation biologist and full of passion to help big cats, she started a project called “Ewaso Lions” in 2007. 

posted 5/8/2015 1:53:36 PM |



An Elephant in the Room…

Dr. Douglas-Hamilton is the CEO of Save the Elephants, an organization that he founded in 1993 to protect elephants and stop the ivory trade. He was the first to notify the world of mass poaching in the 1970s while investigating the status of elephants in Africa. He helped begin the worldwide ivory trade ban after his investigation.

posted 5/8/2015 10:20:58 AM |



Tracking & Protecting the Elusive Snow Leopard

Get to know Dr. Rodney Jackson of the Snow Leopard Conservancy. Dr. Jackson is the world's leading expert on snow leopards.

posted 5/7/2015 9:57:09 PM |