The future of the Hooded Grebe: energy at any cost?

Kini Roesler The Hooded Grebe is a critically endangered species living in Argentina and it is number 21 on the EDGE bird list. Its long isolation made it become one of the most spectacular of all grebes in the world, both because of its plumage but also because of its social behaviour. The historical isolation […]

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22 Pokémon inspired by rare EDGE species

Ili Pika (Ochotona iliensis)

Over the last few weeks, you may have found yourself among the millions of people chasing Pokémon around town. But did you know that many Pokémon Go characters are inspired by real animals? When it comes to Pokémon, the weirder the better, so it’s no surprise that so many endangered EDGE species have provided inspiration for […]

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Expeditions in unexplored territories of the Philippine King of Birds

An update by J Kahlil B. Panopio, EDGE Philippine Eagle Fellow     We still know very little about the expanse of Philippine Eagle territories in Mt. Mingan, let alone in the whole Sierra Madre Mountain Range of Luzon, Philippines. But now, with the help of local communities and stakeholders in Mt. Mingan, we are slowly shedding […]

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Mythical EDGE Species: Part 1

  We’ve all been told the stories of fire-breathing dragons, shimmering unicorns, twisting sea serpents and enchanting mermaids.  And we’ve all sighed as we closed the book or turned off the television, knowing that such beasts could never exist. But what if I were to tell you that some of them do exist, just perhaps not […]

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Superhero Sunday: The Top 10 Superpowers of EDGE Species Part 2/2

  Welcome back to Superhero Sunday here at EDGE!  Last week we met a salamander who can go ten years without eating, a bird who’s older than the Titanic, an armoured anteater, and lots more!  This week we continue with our countdown of EDGE species with amazing superpowers, animals that rival the greatest characters in […]

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