New Areas to Explore in DR

Joe Nunez-Mino: An update on all our activities is long overdue, apologies to everyone following our progress. While I have been away in the UK, Pedro has been kept pretty busy here in the Dominican Republic exploring some new areas (something you can read about further down). While on the subject of exploring new areas, [...]

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Forgotten species featured in fashion collection

Four top priority EDGE species have been highlighted in a unique fashion collection, Simply Rare, which features the long-beaked echidna, slender loris, saiga antelope, and long-eared jerboa. Student Rachel Browne designed the pieces as part of her final collection for her degree at the Arts University College Bournemouth. Rachel wanted to highlight the plight of [...]

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Impressions on the SCCS in Cambridge

Firstly, I’d like to tell Big Hello to dear blog readers. Today I want to interest you my impression in Cambridge. I was very glad for participating in the international Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) in Cambridge, which is best known as the home of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s premier [...]

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EDGE Fellow set to spend a month in London

Uuganbadrakh Oyunkhishig, EDGE Fellow, has recently arrived in the UK, and will be working with ZSL for the next month on an internship scheme funded by the Student Conference for Conservation Science. Uuganbadrakh is working on a project to research and conserve the unusual long-eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso) in Mongolia, his home country. The long-eared [...]

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Long eared jerboa research in Great Gobi Desert

Hello. Dear Blog readers. This time I am going to introduce our research about long eared jerboa distribution in Great Gobi Protected area. Our research started 12th July – after Mongolian national celebration, called Naadam – and finished 25th August. We went total up to 5000 km roads. Sometimes we went without road. This is [...]

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