The Species of Attenborough’s Ark

Sunda Pangolin (Manis javanica)

The upcoming release of Sir David Attenborough’s BBC documentary ‘Attenborough’s Ark’ will allow, perhaps for the first time, a massive audience of nature lovers to witness the intimate lives of a number of poorly-known EDGE species through TV. In this documentary, Sir David discusses which ten species he would save on his ark before all […]

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Action Plan for the Conservation of Terrestrial Mammals Endemic to Hispaniola (Solenodon paradoxus and Plagiodontia adium)

During the 10th and 11th of October 2012 a large group of people working for the conservation of the Hispaniolan solenodon and Hispanolian hutia participated in an event entitled “Action Plan for the Conservation of terrestrial mammals endemic to Hispaniola.” Over two days we analyzed the current status of these species and their threats in the […]

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Solenodon Joe Says Farewell

Since 2009, Dr José Nuñez-Miño has been the field project leader for the Last Survivors Project, raising awareness and conducting conservation actions for the last surviving land mammals on the island of Hispaniola: the solenodon (EDGE mammal #7) and the hutia. As he moves to a new post, he shares his thoughts on the last […]

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Create Your Own EDGE Species

In partnership with EDGE, Mozilla Thimble has built the Awesome Animal Builder project, where you can create your own EDGE species by ‘remixing’ different parts from real EDGE animals. Thimble makes it easy to work with HTML and CSS (the main building blocks of websites) by splitting up the screen so you can change the […]

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The Last Survivors: Busy Times in the Caribbean

We owe all of you a huge apology since it has been over two months since our last blog update. The whole team has been so rushed off our feet that we have not had much of a chance to write a blog. However, let me update you with some of what’s been happening. As […]

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