EDGE Fellows come to London for Conservation Leadership course

This September, the EDGE of Existence team are looking forward to hosting 8 EDGE Fellows from our 2016 cohort. They will attend a two week Conservation Leadership course at ZSL to provide them with the necessary skills to scale up their projects following the end of their fellowship. They will learn conflict resolution, communication, fundraising […]

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Between a Thunderstorm and a Purple Frog!

Between a thunderstorm and a purple frog! Arun Kanagavel* and Sethu Parvathy Conservation Research Group, Kochi, Kerala Arun Kanagavel is a former EDGE fellow (2013) who worked on generating base-line information of the Critically Endangered Toad-skinned frog Sallywalkerana phrynoderma and enhancing its conservation in the Western Ghats of India. Sethu Parvathy led the social surveys […]

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For the love of Mexico – Amphibians defeat charismatic species in a conservation contest

Amphibians defeat charismatic species in a conservation contest Amphibians are not very popular among people as cats, birds or marine mammals. However, they are the most endangered group of vertebrates on Earth, facing a mass extinction very similar to the one that dinosaurs suffered 65 million of years ago. Even the high risk they are […]

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Conducting Research in The Misty Mountain Cold Forest of Madagascar!

My name is Sylviane Rakotozafy and I’m an herpetologist devoting to conserve amphibians and reptiles in Madagascar. Here in this blog, I am going to drive you s omewhere in Madagascar. I suppose that everybody knows Madagascar is a country rich in biodiversity with many wonderful species found nowhere else on Earth. But in the […]

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ZSL EDGE of Existence expedition in Cuba

The Erasmus Darwin Barlow Conservation programme aims to give conservationists of the future new skills and experiences, by funding two places each year to join a ZSL EDGE of Existence expedition. The expeditions are named in tribute to the late Dr Erasmus Barlow, a Founder Fellow and key contributor to the Society in his role […]

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