THE FROZEN ARK PROJECT

Saving the DNA and viable cells of the worldʼs endangered species

LATEST

Below you can find our most recent news articles, events and blog posts. For more news and to stay up to date with all Frozen Ark developments please follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Success for the Partulas
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6th September The Partula story inspired the birth of Frozen Ark and one of our Trustees is directly involved in the reintroduction efforts so we couldn’t be more thrilled... Read More

The CryoArks team visits London
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  29th August Last week, the Cardiff Uni CryoArks team visited partners at the NHM and BIAZA to discuss the next steps of the project involving the sample database and... Read More

We’re in the BIAZA newsletter!
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21st August Check out the article published in the latest BIAZA newsletter about the Critical role of zoos and aquariums in CryoArks, the UK’s first national biobank for non-model... Read More

Annual meeting
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1st June 2018 We just had our annual meeting and our Trustees had the opportunity to watch for the first time the video produced by Rhys Jones and Mynt... Read More

Announcing CryoArks
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23rd May We are pleased to announce CryoArks – a major new BBSRC funded biobank for non-model and endangered animals! This initiative will expand and link collections around the... Read More

Josie teaches in Jersey
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23rd March 2018 Josie in in Jersey teaching conservation genetics to students at Durrell Conservation Academy. She highlighted how animal biobanks, such as the Frozen Ark and San Diego... Read More

Mike in Rwanda with the IUCN CGSG
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28th February 2018 This week Mike has been in Rwanda as the co-chair of the IUCN Conservation Genetics Specialist Group, helping to develop a new framework for black rhino... Read More

Frozen Ark in Inside Ecology
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Fantastic news: A new article on the Frozen Ark and its current activities has been published in the 19th January 2018 edition of Inside Ecology, an online magazine for... Read More

Josie at the Science Cafe
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Last night at the Science Cafe Josie Introduced the audience to The Frozen Ark story and how biobanking is used for research and conservation. Read More

BVZS conference
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This weekend one of our trustees, Lisa Yon, presented the Frozen Ark's future activities to vets at the BVZS conference at London Zoo. Read More

Josie at ZSL London Zoo
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Josie is enjoying her last few days at ZSL London Zoo, breeding the snails that sparked the Frozen Ark. You can visit these snails too. Read More

Future Heritage
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Mafalda discussed the work of the Frozen Ark at Future Fest 2018 in the Nesta Lounge. She spoke alongside Prof Rodney Harrison, Åsmund Asdal and Martin Kunze about Frozen... Read More

Mike’s radio appearance
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TUNE IN! Mike will make an appearance in tonight's episode of the BBC Radio’s Future Proofing series. The programme will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in the UK today... Read More

Mike’s OnE seminar
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Mike gave today's OnE seminar, about the stories of conservation and preservation of biodiversity, including the story of the Frozen Ark Project. He talked all about animal biobanking to... Read More