Public urged to vote for Scotland’s beavers

23/01/2017 in RZSS

Members of the public are being asked to give their backing to beavers in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards. The Eurasian beaver is one of four species shortlisted in the ‘Wildlife Success Story’ category following its successful reintroduction to Scotland.


A busy year ahead for RZSS conservation programmes

14/01/2017 in Conservation

A busy year ahead for RZSS conservation programmes


Devil rays gain protection at CITES!

30/12/2016 in Conservation

There has been good news for the devil rays recently, as delegates from all over the world agree to protect all 9 species under Appendix II of the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).


RZSS Conservation Programmes - An introduction to RZSS...

17/12/2016 in Conservation

RZSS Conservation Programmes Manager, Ben Harrower, gives and insight into his first three months working at RZSS.


RZSS WildGenes to appear on illegal wildlife trade documentary

12/12/2016 in Conservation

Recently RZSS WildGenes welcomed a ZDF film crew into the laboratory as part of a documentary about the illegal trade in reptile skins from South East Asia.


Scottish wildcat conservation breeding for release a lifeline for the species?

28/11/2016 in Conservation

Whilst our colleagues and partners within Scottish Wildcat Action have been working across Scotland conducting feral cat neutering programmes, wildcat population monitoring surveys, educational outreach and field research, we at RZSS have been continuing to develop the Scottish wildcat conservation breeding for release project.


Beavers back for good

24/11/2016 in RZSS

Trial partners welcome return of the Eurasian beaver


It’s a boy!

25/10/2016 in Conservation

Find out more about some of the challenges faced by the RZSS Giant Armadillo Conservation Team when they go in search of the new baby armadillo in their latest blog

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