EDGE Fellows visit London!

This September, the EDGE of Existence team are looking forward to hosting 7 EDGE Fellows from our 2015-2017 cohort. They will attend a two week Conservation Leadership course at ZSL to provide them with the skills necessary to scale up their projects following the end of their fellowship. They will learn conflict resolution, communication, fundraising […]

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Listening to photos – revealing the hidden world of EDGE species

Today I stumbled across the work of Marc Anderson, a nature sound recordist based in Sydney, Australia. Moments later I found myself on Sound Cloud listening to this track; I would describe it as one of the wildest sounds I think I’ve ever heard, and a conversation soon broke out in the office as to […]

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In Search of an Elusive Echidna

. Paul Barnes is a fresh-faced PhD student from the Institute of Zoology. He is passionate, well-spoken and has devoted himself to what some people believe is a hopeless cause.  Paul hopes to find evidence of, maybe even a living specimen of, Sir David Attenborough’s long-beaked echidna. This species has not been seen by western […]

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Salamanders on the EDGE: building conservation networks for amphibians in Mexico (Part 1/2)

  I am standing on a narrow isthmus of land, essentially a dirt track running on top of a levee. On my right is a fragment of the once vast Lerma wetland, one of the last sites for the Lerma Salamander (Ambystoma lermaense), joint number 7 EDGE Amphibian species. Salamanders rise up to the surface […]

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Life on the EDGE: May-June 2015

Welcome to Life on the EDGE, our monthly blog featuring news about our projects, fellows, species, and all other things EDGE.  This is our first update in a little while, so we’ve got a lot to cover! In May, Chris Michaels from ZSL’s herpetology department visited two of our EDGE fellows in Mexico.  Fellows Karla […]

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