This is one part of the EDGE of Existence Project, promoting awareness of and implementing conservation projects for Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered amphibian species, many of which are currently overlooked.
Carly aids in co-ordination of this project and its assimilation within the whole EDGE programme.
This project supports in-country EDGE Fellows to help conserve relevant EDGE species
1. Increase knowledge of wild salamander distribution, population and ecology;
2. Improve disease diagnostic and research capacity;
3. Develop a conservation genetics database;
4. Develop a conservation breeding centre
To identify the conservation status and key threats facing Attenborough’s echidna so that appropriate conservation action can be taken.
The slender loris is characterised by its enormous eyes and extremely thin limbs.
My name is Lv Jingcai, I come from China and I am focusing on amphibians and reptiles.