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Adiya Yadamsuren MSc
Gobi Desert, Mongolia
  • EDGE Fellow Alumnus
[General description section]
Adiya Yadamsuren was selected as EDGE fellow to study the wild Bactrian camel. He graduated from State Pedagogical University of Mongolia in 2000. He is currently studying at the National University of Mongolia as PhD student. He worked as a biologist in the Khovsgol National Park between 2000 and 2001, following which he studied an MSc course at the State Pedagogical University of Mongolia.

Adiya is affiliated to the Biology Institute of Mongolian Academy of Science since 2002 as a research fellow and has been studying the Wild Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus ferus) since 2002.
Biology Insitute of Mongolian Academy of Science
Position within organisation
PhD student
ZSL, EDGE Fellowship programme: EDGE Fellow Alumni

This project supports in-country EDGE Fellows to help conserve relevant EDGE species

Adiya studies the ecology and conservation needs of the Bactrian camel in Mongolia.

Relevant species

Fewer than 1,000 of these two-humped camels survive today in one of the most hostile regions on earth.

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Associated Blog Posts
27th Mar 12
The only true wild camels that still exist are Bactrian camels (Camelus ferus). This species can survive in one of the most hostile environments on Earth, th...  Read

22nd Dec 09
From the 18th to the 30th of November 2009, Adiya (Bactrian Camel EDGE Fellow) and Henry (Steppe Forward Programme Co-ordinator) participated in the Mongolia...  Read

24th May 08
Adiya is our Mongolian EDGE Fellow studying the wild Bactrian camel. From the 19th to 28th April this year he went on an expedition to Zahyi Us and Great Gob...  Read

26th Feb 08
Here is Part 2 of our Mongolian EDGE Fellow-Adiya's survey of the Great Gobi protected area and buffer zone. (Click here if you haven't already read Par...  Read

20th Feb 08
Adiya Yadamsuren, our Mongolian Bactrian camel EDGE Fellow has just completed his surveys in the Buffer Zone of the Great Gobi Protected Area A in Mongolia....  Read

28th Jan 08
Our Mongolian EDGE Fellow Adiya has just sent us a blog on the project he has been working on in collaboration with researchers from the Denver Zoo and The...  Read

6th Aug 07
Adiya was involved in a UNDP / GEF funded project "Conservation of the Great Gobi Ecosystem and its Endangered Species" earlier this year.  His role in the ...  Read

16th May 07
The EDGE team is delighted to announce that we have now raised sufficient funds for a second EDGE Fellow, Adya Yadamsuren. Adya would like to express his w...  Read