Impending extinction crisis of the world’s primates: why primates matter

Guest post by Luis D. Verde Arregoitia Earlier this week, a team of 31 primate researchers and conservation scientists from the U.S.A, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa published an article entitled ‘Impending extinction crisis of the world’s primates: why primates matter’ . The review paper summarizes a massive amount of information, and calls for urgent […]

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Fantastic EDGEy Beasts and Where to Find Them

The magical world looks as diverse and crazy as our own; here are our highlights of Fantastic Beast’s fantastic beasts, and what EDGE species we think inspired them, or at the very least, which they remind us of. Be warned: slight spoilers, and edginess, ahead. 1. Nifflers & Echidnas     What is especially cool about the […]

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Lemurs, lizards and leeches

The EDGE team trek through Madagascar’s tropical rainforest   The EDGE team have been based at Centre ValBio on the edge of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar for over a week. During our coffee breaks we analyse every inch of the dense rainforest we can see from our balcony in search of Madagascar’s famous residents, the […]

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Success! Tracking The Elusive Sunda Pangolin

By Withoon “Gai” Sodsai, EDGE Fellow, Thailand I admit that I was in awe and unconfident when I was joining the EDGE fellowship program in 2016 because of my language skills. EDGE would be just the first experience where I had to work in an international environment. Another thing that scared me was studying a […]

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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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