ZSL EDGE of Existence and National Geographic Launch New Nat Geo Photo Ark EDGE Fellowships

For thousands of creatures living on Earth, time is running out. Although our planet’s wildlife and wild places are disappearing at an alarming rate, most threatened species still receive little or no conservation funding. To help save wildlife and sound the alarm for lesser-known species at risk, the EDGE of Existence programme at ZSL and […]

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Age doesn’t matter – Aurelie Hector

“Why was this allowed to happen?” “Why did nobody do anything?” “What are you doing today to prevent this from happening again?” Those were innocent questions that I was asking to my teacher during a class in elementary school. The topic, you may ask, was about the extinction of the dodo. I remember that I […]

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EDGE Fellows descend on London for the EDGE Leadership Course!

Earlier this month our 2016 cohort of EDGE Fellows flew all the way to London, UK, to visit ZSL for their Conservation Leadership course. Their two year Fellowships have flown by, and now is the time to begin their journey as future conservation leaders in their countries. The Conservation Leadership course helps to give them […]

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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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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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